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Expand Article # 2483 Keep the lights On
Q. If a person knows that his frei (non-religious) parents will extinguish the Chanukah candles on Friday night before going to bed, should one still light in his house, or is one being machshil them and better not to light?

A. On que ....


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Expand Article # 2482 Women's Praise
Q. Are women obliged to say hallel on Chanuka as they are on lighting the menorah since they were also included in the miracle? Can they just say a few tehilim of praise to Hashem in case of need?

A. Poskim disagree Moadin Uzmanim ....


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Expand Article # 2481 Never Too Early?
Q. Once Shabbat has ended, is it better to light the menorah in the shul before maariv, so at least it will stay on a half and hour or close to it. If lighted after maariv, it will have to be put out after five or ten minutes for security reasons, s ....


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Expand Article # 2480 See the Light of Day
Q. Why is it that when lighting the menorah in shul in the morning no brocho is recited as is done at night?

A. The tradition of lighting a menorah in shul during the morning tefila of Chanuka is mentioned by Pri Megodim (E'A 670: 2). ....


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Expand Article # 2479 The More The Merrier?
Q. In a minyan where they usually make some hosofos (calling additional persons to the reading of the Torah during Shabbos), there is a constant debate between the attendants if you can do the same when one reads from three Sefer Torahs as in this w ....


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Expand Article # 2478 Know the First Thing About the Second
Q. If someone forgot to say Al Hanisim in the amida of Chanuka, it says that he can say it in Elokay Netzor, before Yehi leratzon imrei pi, is that the first or second time one repeats that phrase?

A. Indeed Mishna Berura (682: 4) mentio ....


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Expand Article # 2477 In The Right Place
Q. In a shul that usually the menorah is placed on the south side and the one lighting the menorah stands in the back of the menorah facing north and begins lighting from the west towards the east.
If for some reason they began this year lighti ....


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Expand Article # 2476 Better Late Than Whatever
Q. I'm invited to a Chanukah party in another section of town and I'm being picked up about a half an hour before the shekia to be able to attend. Should I light candles before I leave or after I come back around 10 PM? Can I just light or participat ....


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Expand Article # 2475 Make Yourself At Home
Q. One who is invited Shabbos Chanuka to a friend's simcha and will be eating with them at the night seuda, while he will be sleeping with another family and eating the day's seuda in the shul's banquet hall, where should he light the Chanuka men ....


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Expand Article # 2474 Easy Money
Q. How much is the amount of money to be contributed when one is yotze menorah lighting by joining his host?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a opinion is that the minimum amount would be a nickel which is the smallest coin that can ....


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Expand Article # 2473 Not Sleeping Away
Q. If a person is not eating or sleeping on one of the nights of Chanukah, (he is staying up the whole night learning in a beis medrash), does he still light in his house, even though he is not using his house?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller' ....


Posted 12/26/2019 11:58 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 2472 There Is No Place Like Home
Q. I have three options of where to light erev Shabbos Chanuka:
1. by my parents, with whom I live during the week
2. by my Shabbos host where I will be eating the Friday night seuda
3. by my host where I will be sleeping Fri ....


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Expand Article # 2471 How Did That Turn Out?
Q. We usually extinguish the Chanuka lights in shul after maariv since people go home and it may be dangerous to leave lighted candles on. Is it better to ask the security man to extinguish them after a half an hour?

A. On question 422 w ....


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Expand Article # 2470 Enlightening the Lighting
Q. We will be traveling during Chanuka, and we are taking with us a few small tin menorahs with candles, for myself and the children. Can we on Shabbat use one of those menorahs to light the Shabbat candles? We would set that menorah separate from th ....


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Expand Article # 2469 Scanning the Scan Room
Q. When undergoing an X-ray or cat-scan which requires being alone in a room with the female technician, what should one do to avoid transgressing the prohibition of yichud? Even if one's wife or friend is with him, they cannot be in the actual room ....


Posted 12/22/2019 9:17 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 2468 Praise the End

Q. One that underwent a prostate operation and bleeds from his member, does he have to recite asher yotzar when he stops bleeding?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller’s Shlit’a opinion is that if there was no urine discharge at all, no asher y ....


Posted 12/22/2019 8:58 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 2467 The Blessed Fruits
Q. What brocho does one recite on dried cranberries?

A. On question 1239 we wrote: Shulchan Aruch (O.H. 203: 2) rules that one recites hoadama on berries grown on bushes that yearly loose their trunk and only the roots remain next year. ....


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Expand Article # 2466 Up In The Air?
Q. What brocho does one make on hydroponically or aeroponically grown vegetables?

A. Poskim disagree on what brocho one recites on fruits and vegetables grown in non-perforated soil pots. Chayei Adam (51: 17), maintains that the brocho i ....


Posted 12/21/2019 10:27 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 2465 Intent Coffee
Q. We know that one can drink water, coffee or tea before davening shacharis to help concentration, even with milk and sugar. My question is; if a person is accustomed to drinking black coffee, is it mutar to decide to drink a coffee with milk and ....


Posted 12/21/2019 10:08 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 2464 Quiet Please
Q. Does the issur of lashon hara apply to something that is public knowledge and that a person himself "shouts from the rooftops," so to speak? For example, a person who constantly walks around in the street smoking wherever he goes, is it lashon h ....


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