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Expand Article # 2254 Resorts for a Resort
Q. Hi, we are going to Gibraltar for Shabbos and they have a hotel there that's called the Sonburn Hotel. It is a boat that used to be in use. Now they took out the engine and they docked it with metal rods its not going anywhere. Am I allowed to st ....


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Expand Article # 2253 Buoys and their Toys
Q. Are water toys like tubes, floats and inflatable mattress that are outside the water muktze on Shabbos?
Since their primary use is for swimming inside the water, which is not allowed on Shabbos can you use them when needed outside the water ....


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Expand Article # 2252 Panic Button Help
Q. An apartment next to a hospital, donated (to Bikur Cholim) primarily for providing necessary lodging of family staying with patients during during Shabbos, has two bedrooms permitting the stay of individuals of different families and gender. To av ....


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Expand Article # 2251 Oh Say Can You Sing?
Q. B"H Shalom, Dear Rabbi,
Would it be ok to use the tune of the American national hymn (or the Canadian) for davening, such as Lechah Dodi or any other part of davening? (Perhaps as Hakarat hatov, close to Independence day. Albeit it is an ....


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Expand Article # 2250 A Teshuva to do Teshuva
Q. A shul has a rather recent takana that no aliya to the Torah should be given to someone who does not keep Shabbat. Recently a group of youngsters were engaged on being mekarev a friend who's family are longtime members of that congregation, but ar ....


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Expand Article # 2249 Doesn't Add Up
Q. We became accustomed in our shul to announce when reading Parshas Ki Teitze, that one should have in mind to comply with the mitzva of remembering Mechias Amalek (the destruction of the Amalekites), since positive mitzvos require kavana (intent ....


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Expand Article # 2248 Really! Again?
Q. Regarding the minhag of fasting erev Shabbos Parshas Chukas (one who is accustomed to do so or made a neder to do so), one fasted in Israel and then came to Canada or America where the parsha is leined a week later. Does he need to fast again?


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Expand Article # 2247 Fast Talk
Q. What is the source for some fasting on Erev Shabbos Parshas Chukas? Why would there be a fasting day on Erev Shabbos when we usually avoid it?

A, Magen Avrohom (580: 9) and Mishna Berura (580: 16) quote the Tanya, that on Erev Shabbo ....


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Expand Article # 2246 Like a Kid in a Candy Shul
Q. The candy-man in our shul gives out lollipops of different colors to children on Shabbat, often more than one if they so request. Is it permitted for him to give a candy of one color to child who is already aware of the Shabbat prohibitions, when ....


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Expand Article # 2245 All In Good Time
Q. A Kolel family lo alenu tragically lost a baby by smoke inhalation some years ago in a house fire, the rest of the family B'H survived. They sued the manufacturers of an appliance that caused the fire and recently won a very large settlement that ....


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Expand Article # 2244 What Can I Tell You?
Q. When the economic situation of a family is known widely in the country they reside, can someone inform others of it in a different country? Is this a case of an item that is already publicly and openly known to many (Apei Tlassa) that one is perm ....


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Expand Article # 2243 Expounding the Spread
Q. Someone that has from very dry skin on his hands and thus suffers greatly, can he put some Vaseline on them on Shabbos?

A. Poskim disagree whether rubbing Vaseline is included in the Biblical prohibition of Memareach or smearing (a t ....


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Expand Article # 2242 A Hot Water Test
Q. Our water kettle stopped working on Shabbos and we went to the neighbors to get some hot water. Can you cover the utensil with a towel to keep the water hot? Can you use a thermos flask if you leave it uncovered?

A. Shulchan Aruch ( ....


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Expand Article # 2241 What Was the Name Again?
Q. In a simcha of a large family that share one grandfather, there may be cousins that share the same name. What is to be done if there are 2 people with the same name and the name was called for an aliyah?
Who is to receive the aliyah?
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Expand Article # 2240 Say Yes to the Yeast?
Q. B"H Shalom. Dear Rabbi,
Recently, scientists in Israel were able to reproduce wine and beer from remnants of yeast they had found in jugs (estimated to be from 850 BCE found in Gath near Yerushalayim!)
1.Would it be halachically perm ....


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Expand Article # 2239 The Rack on the Rack
Q. Does one have to tovel (immerse in a mikva) the metal racks inside a stove oven? With a brocho?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a opinion is that, even if occasionally someone places food directly on the oven racks, (such as when plac ....


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Expand Article # 2238 Policing the Police?
Q. When one sees Israeli authorities acting in a violent and life threatening manner towards chareidim or any other yiddin, is it permissible to inform the American/Canadian embassy of their actions or any other human rights organization? Is this pe ....


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Expand Article # 2237 On Safe Hands?
Q. A person who is extremely terrified when having a blood test and he will literally pass out, is he allowed to hold (or squeeze) the nurse's hand for emotional support to avoid fainting?

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


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Expand Article # 2236 Ten Out of Ten
Q. One who came to shul among the first ten, but stepped out to wash his hands or to relieve himself in preparation for prayer, and someone else came in. Who has the zechus of bringing in the Shechina - the person who was originally the tenth, or the ....


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Expand Article # 2235 A New Old Shaila
Q. One who has only chodosh bread on the first night of Sukkos. Is he allowed to eat it or no? If yes, how much should he eat? What about having only chodosh bread for the Shabbos seudos?

A. Chodosh, literally "new", are products ma ....


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