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Expand Article # 1560 Have You Got A Light?
Q. (See above questions - I was stranded in an airport during Chanuka.,.). Should I have purchased some cigarettes and light one in the permitted smoking area outside?
Does the Rav have any other idea of what should I have done?


Posted 12/22/2017 2:22 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1559 Take a Chance
Q. (See above questions- I was stranded in an airport during Chanuka...). Could I use the Menora that presumably belongs to the airport administration and be yotze? If I use for my own personal need, is that stealing? Do we say by goyim, nicha lei l ....


Posted 12/22/2017 2:12 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1558 Cast Some Light On This
Q. See question 1556 above (I was stranded in an airport during Chanuka..) Another question. There was an airport menorah (next to a Christmas tree) that could be available, the electrical bulbs where a flickering flame-like reddish light. Is that g ....


Posted 12/22/2017 1:50 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1557 L E D - N O
Q. See question 1556 above (I was stranded in an airport during Chanuka..); The stores only had LED flashlights is that better than nothing? Could I make a bracha on it?

A. See question 668 that no LED flashlights should be used wh ....


Posted 12/22/2017 1:40 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1556 The Right Light
Q. I was stranded in an airport during Chanuka, and I had to stay there overnight while waiting for the next available flight. Since I live alone, I didnít have anyone to contact and light in my home for me. Should I have bought a flashlight and t ....


Posted 12/22/2017 1:34 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1555 Chanukah Chag?
Q. What is the Rov's opinion about what it says in MĒB 529: 19, that one is obligated to eat meat and drink wine on Chanukah, when in fact we know that there is no such obligation?!

A. Although Mishna Berura (ibid.) does rule that ....


Posted 12/22/2017 1:30 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1554 Safe to Share
Q. I downloaded from the Agudath Israel of America site almost all the issues of Jewish Observer, going back to 5724.
A number of articles concern criticisms of individuals, some still alive and some no longer, from a Torah viewpoint. The art ....


Posted 12/22/2017 1:14 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1553 Nice To See You Too
Q. I once heard from a great man who said to a group of Jews who had come to tour Eretz Yisroel, that as they traverse the land looking to see if the Land is good for them, the Land is also examining them to see if they are good for it.
Does ....


Posted 12/22/2017 2:18 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1552 A Binding Dilemma
Q. I take bread and put it into a blender and leave it on until it is as fine as it'll get, not exactly like flour, but close to it.
If I mix this "dust" into a salad, do I make a HaMotzi or Mezonos?
If I mix the "dust" with eggs and/or ....


Posted 12/22/2017 12:36 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #1551 Special Delivery
Q. Does the husband of an expecting wife get pesicha (See questions 1549, 1550 above) if she usually delivers only by Cesarean Section?

A. Tiferes Tzvi (1: 13: p. 150) maintains that a woman in such condition also needs a yeshua and as ....


Posted 12/21/2017 11:25 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1550 Open and Shut Case
Q. When the husband of a pregnant woman gets pesicha, (See question 1549 above), does he also close the doors, or that is given to someone else?

A. Oitzar Habris (1: H. Meuberes 14: n. 23) quotes Sefer Hachaim 1: 8), that although t ....


Posted 12/20/2017 11:26 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1549 An Open Question
1) Q. I have noticed many people who's wives are expecting, start doing pesicha (opening the aron) before krias Hatorah What is the source for this minhag and at what point in the pregnancy does the minhag dictate to start doing pesicha?


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Expand Article # 1548 Fake Brocho
Q. During next February I will G-d willing attend an important leading business and investing encounter and President Trump is programmed to attend and say a few opening remarks. I would like to know Horav Millerís opinion if there is a special ....


Posted 12/19/2017 9:50 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1547 Light Unto The Nations?
Q. What if the people of the building across mine and over twenty amos from the ground are not Jewish? Ė (see questions 1545, 1546 above).

A. Poskim disagree whether pirsumei nissa - advertising and publicizing - the Chanuka miracle ....


Posted 12/17/2017 8:08 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1546 Window Of Opportunity
Q. If there is a building right in front of mine across the street, and at the same level another Jewish family has their windows, do I have to light by the window if Iím higher than twenty amos from the street? If the window is higher that a meter ....


Posted 12/17/2017 8:03 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1545 A Sign From High
Q. I live in a condo on the fifth floor; do I have to light the menorah by the window, since it is over 20 amos? Is this measured from the ground of the street or the average height of the eyes of the people on the street?

A. Shaar Hat ....


Posted 12/17/2017 8:01 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1544 Security Lights?
Q. We are travelling out of town for Chanuka, should I ask a friend to come and light the menorah in my house?
Can I place an electric menorah by the window with a timer so it will look like we are home for security reasons?

A. Ho ....


Posted 12/17/2017 7:59 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1543 Children Playing With Chanuka Fire?
Q. Re- question 1542 above (I'm a divorced woman living with my daughter). Does my daughter who is not bat- mitzva, have to light too?

A. As explained above, although women are obliged on the mitzvah of lighting the menorah, when po ....


Posted 12/17/2017 7:54 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1542 Be Enlightened
Q. I'm a divorced woman living with my daughter; is it better that I light Chanuka candles in my home or can I join a neighbouring family and light with them?

A. Shulchan Aruch (O.H. 675: 3) rules that women are obliged on the mitzva of ....


Posted 12/17/2017 7:50 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1541 Talk The Walk?
Q. Hello Rav,
There is an elderly man at shul that walks around the shul to collect tzaddaka during the repetition of the shmonei Esrai. If I don't give him anything, he will walk by quietly. If I do give him money, he will say "Yasher Koac ....


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