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Expand Article # 2778 A Look Into Luck
Q. Someone who has to deal with government property tax revue issues, should he avoid doing so during the three weeks?

A. On question 19 regarding signing the waver of conditions or contracting a mortgage during the three weeks or nine d ....


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Expand Article # 2777 The Eternal Builders
Q. Why was it necessary to write the Sefer Devarim as a separate sefer that Moishe wrote in his own words (Al Pi Hashem). Since most of it is only a repetition of what already happened, could not all the new mitzvos added be included in the other ch ....


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Expand Article # 2776 United for the Torah We Stand
Q. (See questions 2771- 75 above - regarding fences separating backyards for the purpose of having a minyan), When there is a mechitza, and you can't repeat shemonezreih, can you do Kerias Hatorah?

A. As mentioned in question 2771 ab ....


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Expand Article # 2775 Good Fences Make Good Neighbors
Q. (See questions 2771-74 above - regarding fences separating backyards for the purpose of having a minyan). How about if only some sections of the back yard are separated, but there are open spaces, as sometimes adjoining neighbors have when their c ....


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Expand Article # 2774 Can't See the Minyan for the Trees?
Q. (See questions 2771-73 above - regarding fences separating backyards for the purpose of having a minyan). How about tall trees, when their trunk is high and the branches with leaves are over the head of the people, do they separate the yards?


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Expand Article # 2773 Beat Around the Bushes
Q. See questions 2771-72 above - regarding fences separating backyards for the purpose of having a minyan). How about if there is no fence at all just shrubs and bushes, do they count as a mechitza? How tall can they be?

A. Horav Shlomo ....


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Expand Article # 2772 Chain Reaction
Q. You mentioned (See question 2771 above) that if the adjoining neighbors can see each other through a mechitza (partition or fence) such as a glass you can make a minyan only for reciting kaddish and davening a short shemonezreih, I have some ques ....


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Expand Article # 2771 Window of Opportunity
Q. We were short one for a minyan in our backyard. Since one neighbor was sick in bed, he approached the window were we could see him. If the widow is open, but it has a screen (for insect protection), could we count him for the minyan?

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Expand Article # 2770 Sweet Talk
Q. During the production of maple syrup, the sap is boiled down to produce syrup, and often, certain (potentially non-Kosher) de-foaming agents are added. If boiled by a non-Jew, is there an issue of Bishul Akum in the production of maple syrup? Addi ....


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Expand Article # 2769 Adding Pain on Tisha Beav
Q. My daughter is going for dental surgery on August 6th to remove her wisdom teeth before she goes away  at the end of August to seminary  (G-d willing) .  She has been working in the country for the summer but came in yesterday so I made sure that ....


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Expand Article # 2768 Spot Check II
Q. Kvod Horav you once mentioned that Horav Miller permitted to remove embarrassing small stains on clothing using a moistened towel with a few drops of water or similar during the Nine Days. Did he permit also using a bit of soap with it?



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Expand Article # 2767 Washing Linen in Public
Q. May one pick up from the cleaners during the 9 Days clothing that were brought in before Rosh Chodesh?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a opinion is that he may pick it up, as there is no concern of maras ayin or what may seem to obs ....


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Expand Article # 2766 Don't Loose Sleep on This
Q. Does a person say hamapil when going to sleep close to alos (daybreak - about two hours before alos) when he knows that it is hard for him to fall asleep and sometimes he cannot fall asleep until after alos?

A. on question 2680 regard ....


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Expand Article # 2765 Mitzva Segregation?
Q I just returned from the States to attend the wedding of my son, and I have to keep quarantine for 14 days. I can daven in a backyard minyan since I have access to an empty neighbor's property who is out of town on vacation. Some neighbors are com ....


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Expand Article # 2764 Calling in Question
Q. If someone has yohrtzait on Shiva Asar Betamuz, but because of illness is not fasting a full day, can he be called to the Torah o this year when the taanis falls on a Thursday and the Torah would have been read anyway?

A. Mishna Beru ....


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Expand Article # 2763 Are Those the Magic Words?
Q. Regarding (last question) on the segulos for reciting Tehilim for the ill. I always wondered, is it not prohibited to use words of the Torah as a refuah or segulah?

A. Indeed Rambam (H. Avodas Kochavim 11: 12) rules that one who whis ....


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Expand Article # 2762 Wake Up to the Smell of Coffee
Q. If one drinks coffee or a tea and greatly enjoys the smell of them, should he also make a bracha on the smell?

A. Mishna Berura (226: 16) rules that if one smells ground coffee and he has pleasure from the emanating aroma, he should ....


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Expand Article # 2761 Making Sense of Scent
Q. When I eat a food that is both tasty and also has a very good smell and my intention is both to enjoy the smell and to eat the food. Should I make two brachot? Should the bracha on the smell be said first since that is the first thing I enjoy?


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Expand Article # 2760 The Sanctity of Odor
Q, If I put either one (of the mint oil and eucalyptus oil - see questions above 2758-59) into my nose, both to enjoy the smell and the cooling feeling they provide, but also because it clears the sinuses, may I do this on Shabbos?

A. T ....


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Expand Article # 2759 Follow Your Nose?
Q. If I put either one (of the mint oil and eucalyptus oil - see question 2758 above) into my nose, both to enjoy the smell and the cooling feeling they provide, but also because it clears the sinuses, do I make a brocho?

A. Shulchan Ar ....


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