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Expand Article # 2395 A Bite to Eat
Q. Is it permitted on Simchas Torah to wash and have a small seuda (with bread and a little fish) before hakafos and Mussaf, in order to comply with Rav Miller's opinion that the seudas Yom Tov should be held before chatzos?

A. On qu ....


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Expand Article # 2394 A Guest For a Rainy Day
Q. If one was invited on Sukkos and when he arrives the family are eating in the house since at the time they started their meal it was raining, but now (when the guest arrives) it is perfectly clear, what should the guest do? Should he demand th ....


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Expand Article # 2393 Good Will or Asleep at the Wheel?
Q. A mashgiach caught a few times daydreaming and being lax in his supervision of a shul's kitchen was re-accepted if he would keep a number of takanot and improvements, such as being always on time and alert, making the rounds, being also from the ....


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Expand Article # 2392 Doing The Honors
Q. If one could not comply with this mitzva (Kabbolas Pnei Horav - visiting or calling on one's Rov during a Chag - see question 2391 above), during Yom Tov, can one do so on Isru Chag (the day after Yom Tov)?

A. Poskim disagree when ....


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Expand Article # 2391 In Respect to Paying Respect
Q. Can one comply with the mitzva of Kabbolas Pnei Horav (visiting or calling on one's Rov during a Chag) by calling on the phone during Chol Hamoed, when it was difficult to visit personally?

A. Poskim disagree whether the mitzva ....


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Expand Article # 2390 The Shade of Honor
Q. Re- above question 2389. Would the Rov permit the use of a sukka as a family room or a toy room, where children play and rejoice together?

A. As in the above question, the Rov's opinion is that great decorum, honor and respect h ....


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Expand Article # 2389 Swimming in the Sukka?
Q. We enjoy warm climate during sukkos and we spend a good time at the pool and at our hot tub during chol hamoed. Since we are all dressed properly for swimming, would it be correct to build a suka covered with palm leaves and with side curtain wa ....


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Expand Article # 2388 To Learn or To Dance?
Q. Can a group that learns the daf daily do so during lengthy hakofes on Simchas Torah, after having had their hakofe, if the shiur is held in a separate room?

A. On question 1473 regarding learning during hakafos we wrote: "Mishna Be ....


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Expand Article # 2387 If it Ain't Broke...

Q. A Sefer Torah that is constantly read on Parshas Pinchas and was found to have at least three letters where the ink cracked and fell turning the Sefer pasul, can you just fix the letters erased on that parsha or do you have to check now th ....


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Expand Article #2386 Asking About Asking
Q. Can one enter the unlocked suka of a friendly neighbor built on his front yard, without his knowledge (he is not home), to eat one's own food and leaving everything as clean as it was?

A. Remah (O.H. 627: 3) rules that on the onset, ....


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Expand Article # 2385 Pictures Worth Some Words
Q. My siblings want to interchange some family pictures from our grandfathers that we place as decorations in our sukkos. (We give them ours and take theirs). Is that permitted during Chol Hamoed?

A. Poskim disagree if one can remove ....


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Expand Article # 2384 A Cloud With a Silver Lining
Q. I have learned that the Ananei Kavod would launder and press the clothing of the Bnai Yisroel while on the desert, how could then they exit their tents and go to the Mishkan on Shabbath?

A. Rashi on the posuk (Devarim 8: 4) " Sim ....


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Expand Article # 2383 Vital Concentration
Q. (Re - question 2382.)  Are the above intentions essential? If someone did not have kavana on the ananei kavod, did he not comply with the mitzva and has to repeat eating with a new bracha?

A. Mishna Berura (625: 1) rules t ....


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Expand Article # 2382 Paying Undivided Attention
Q. In regard to the intention needed when sitting in the sukka , should one preferably have both kavanot together, clouds of honor and real sukkot, in his mind at the same time? or maybe they are contrary and oppose each other?

A. P'ri ....


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Expand Article #2381 With the Best of Intentions
Q. Since intention is a very important part of any mitzva, what is the right kavanah that one should have when making the bracha on the sukka? the intention to remember the Ananei Kavod (clouds of honor) or the material sukot that the nation constru ....


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Expand Article # 2380 Spitting Image of a Spit In?
Q. Is it really correct that Horav Shlomo said in a shiur that one may store and save his saliva for use during Yom Kippur to swallow necessary medical pills?

A. Mishna Berura (567: 13), quotes Magen Avrohom that it is permitted to ....


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Expand Article # 2379 If You Can't Beam Them, Join Them?
Q. Can one join two beams with plastic zip ties, to use them when placed across the width of a large Suka,(20 ft.), as a base for the schach? Would it be permissible to join them with bolts?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a opinion is ....


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Expand Article # 2378 A Late and Lonely Kol Nidrei

Q. I'm a physician that has to be present the night of Yom Kippur at the operation of a patient that may be Jewish. I can't refuse being there since I had already accepted doing it in that afternoon, but the time were changed. I will have to ....


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Expand Article # 2377 Tough to Lock Neilah
Q. May one daven Neilah at great length, pronouncing the words with great concentration and adding many requests and supplications, even though this will cause him to miss saying the selichos of Neilah and possibly not to daven Maariv with the minya ....


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Expand Article # 2376 Stop The Music
Q. There is a type of music called EDM which is music made by a computer with no words. This type of music generally has a very fast and exciting beat. In the goyish world, this type of music is generally used in very hefker settings, to say the le ....


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