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Expand Article # 2404 Major Minor Question
Q. Re- question 2403 above. What happens if the minor is going to become bar mitzva during the shloshim of his father. Is he then obliged to sit shiva or keep the other traditions of avelut after he become bar mitzva?

A. Shulchan Aruc ....


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Expand Article # 2403 A Shiva Teshuva
Q. My young husband died R'L recently leaving our two children not yet bar mitzva. I was told that they don't have to sit shiva. Why isn't there a mitzva of chinuch do educate them as there is on all other mitzvos? What if they want to keep shiva an ....


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Expand Article # 2402 Don't Marry the Grandparents
Q. I'm a frum young woman that is having a hard time finding a shiduch. Hopefully Hashem send me the right kind of possible chosson that actually meets most of my expectations. He is a Ben Torah that learned in great yeshivos, and also has a good p ....


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Expand Article # 2401 What's in a Name?
Q. Do geirim have ruach hakodesh (like parents) when choosing their name?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a opinion is that it stands to reason that if a ger has the right kavana and intention when choosing the new name, after praying ....


Posted 11/1/2019 4:12 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 2400 Sukka Trained Pet?
Q. Re - 2390. Would it be permitted to have pets, such as dogs and cats, to come in to the succah?
What if someone is very attached to them?

A. On question 905 regarding one attending a neighborhood Simchas Bais Hashoeva a ....


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Expand Article # 2399 The Gift of Giving Gifts
Q. I purchased the first inaugural paroches at two different minyanim... and dedicated them in memory of grandparents. Both times, the person in charge made an announcement that they are seeking a donor and I immediately said yes, pledged and paid ....


Posted 10/29/2019 11:42 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 2398 Don't Tear Out Your Hair
Q. Sometimes my glasses get stuck to a hair. Am I allowed to remove the glasses on Shabbos, even though I am pulling out a hair along with it?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a opinion is that if it is not a necessary and unavoidable " ....


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Expand Article # 2397 Hang On to Your Own Hat
Q. If one realizes during SE (Shemone Ezre) that he is wearing a hat that is not his own, what should he do? (accidentally took someone else's hat) Should he leave during SE and put back the hat? Or should he put it back only after davening? May h ....


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Expand Article # 2396 Question the Questionable Sukka
Q. One who is eating invited by a family on Sukkos and upon arriving sees that their sukkah is not halachically valid or is questionable and he does not wish to eat in such a sukkah, what should he do? Just leave? (For example, they were using shee ....


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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 ....


Posted 10/25/2019 4:24 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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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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