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Expand Article # 1846 Selichos Suit
Q. Should one change clothing for saying selichos Motzei Shabbos or stay with the Shabbos clothing?

A. Nitei Gavriel (Rosh Hashana 8: 6) writes that those who accustom to say selichos on Motzei Shabbos, the minhag is to recite them we ....


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Expand Article # 1845 Mix no Match
Q. Can you eat nuts when mixed in other foods like chocolate bars? Or even when grounded to a powder in a cake?

A. Beer Moshe (3: 97), Yad Yitzchok (1: 208) and others permit adding nuts when cooking food, if they are not recognizable ....


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Expand Article # 1844 Not A Nut?
  Q. Are coconuts considered a nut as regards the 10 days? They are botanically a fruit, just as peanuts are a legume (and people stay away from peanuts in 10 days).
(similar question) I have dietary restrictions and one of the few foo ....


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Expand Article # 1843 Not Nuts Now
Q. Are nuts prohibited on Rosh Hashana only, or on all the Ten Days of Teshuva?

A. There are different minhogim mentioned by Poskim regarding the time one keeps this tradition.
From Remoh's (O.H. 583: 2) citation of the minhag, i ....


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Expand Article # 1842 Worry or be Happy?
Q. I have always wondered. What is the Torah's constant prevalent correct attitude. Should a person always feel besimcha, happy and content? Or should he constantly fear Hashem and be worried of the sins he has committed? You can't be both at th ....


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Expand Article # 1841 Sleepy Selichos
Q. If one says slichos at 10pm for no good reason, are they yotzee? A. See question 1833 above, and the Poskim quoted that prohibit, based on the Zohar and Cabbala, to recite selichos before midnight. However, we quoted ....


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Expand Article # 1840 What Else is New?
We bought a rebuilt washing machine. After being without one for several weeks, it gave us a very happy feeling. Do we make a Shehecheyanu upon paying for it after installation or after the end of the first wash?
(similar question) A neighbor ....


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Expand Article # 1839 Better One Coat of Plain...
Q. I once saw in a shul where the furnace broke on the middle of services an elderly lady putting on two taalis to keep warm, do you have to tell her not to do it?

A. On question 1265 in regards to a woman wearing tefilin we wro ....


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Expand Article #1838 Wear or Tear?
Q. Dear Honorable Rabbi,
I came across a colorful wool taalis that was made for a lady to wear (I guess reform or something) is it permissible for a man to wear or is it considered a woman's garment? Furthermore is it an issue in regards to it ....


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Expand Article # 1837 On a Wild blueberry Chase?
Q. Re- question 1836 above. Are all blueberries created equal? Are wild blueberries the same as common berries?

A. Canada is the world's largest producer of “lowbush blueberries,” which is another name for wild blueberries. Most are g ....


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Expand Article # 1836 It's the Berries after All
Q. I have read that the brocho on blueberries is not necessarily HaEitz and that it depends on what kind of tree or bush it grows. Could the Rav please clarify

A. The Halacha definition of a tree is a plant which survives and produces ....


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Expand Article # 1835 The Home Bird
Q. Why is the mitzvah called "Shiluach HaKen" (see beginning of Perek 12 of Chulin)? Do we send away the mother or the nest?
Perhaps, just as a person's wife is called "his house" (see beginning of Maseches Yoma), and the reason has less to d ....


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Expand Article # 1834 "Hair" The Answer
Q. In Question 1821 you write that Rav Miller permits permanently removing hair of the ear since it is usually done for remedy or curative reasons. Does this apply to hair growing on the exterior section of the ear as well or only on the inside of t ....


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Expand Article # 1833 Vayehi Erev or Vayehi Boker?
Q. I daven in a shul where the first Selichot are usually said at 11.00 PM on Motzei Shabbat since most people are unwilling to come two hours latter, when most shuln say the first Selichos.
My question is; Should I say selichot together w ....


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Expand Article # 1832 Heads Up!
Q. It happens that sometimes I'll look around during shacharis and see people whose Tefillin Shel Rosh is not in the proper position. What is the correct course of action when I see this? Should I quietly go up to them? Should I approach the gabbai ....


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Expand Article # 1831 A Tail of Two Coins
Q. I'm not a very wealthy man, and in fact receive monthly tzeddakah cheques myself. However I do feel that it's important to give some tzeddakah during davening, and so have a small change purse with coins. It happened that after davening, a shli ....


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Expand Article # 1830 Poor Fun Making Fun of the Poor
Q. There is an inyan to put in your tzitzis when going to a cemetery because of lo'eig l'rosh. Does this apply when going to a funeral for a woman where there are separate sections in the cemetery for men and women, like in the Agudah section? Woul ....


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Expand Article # 1829 Out of the Swim
Q. Are a couple permitted to swim together if the wife is a Niddah?

A. Poskim prohibit even preparing a bath for the spouse when the wife is a nidda (See Shulchan Aruch Y,D, 195, Shach (16) and Taz (8).
Therefore, Horav Shlomo ....


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Expand Article # 1828 Let The Good Times Begin
Q. Rashi (21: 18) quotes Talmud (Sanh. 71b) that the wayward and rebellious son is executed on account of what he will do in the future - he will stand at the crossroads and rob people, killing them, thereby incurring the death penalty. Baaley Muss ....


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Expand Article # 1827 Stand Fast to the Fast Talk
Q. I try to concentrate intently on the meaning of "Y'hei Sh'mei Rabba etc." as the Talmud appears to attach great importance to this endeavour, even going so far as to declaring that one who does so may be saved from an adverse decree in Heaven ....


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