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Expand Article # 1671 In Brief
Q. Is it correct for someone who can daven mincha in a minyan where they repeat the complete chazoras hashatz, to instead daven at a choich shemone ezreh minyan, when he has the time to do so, and there is no hardship to daven in a normal complete ....


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Expand Article # 1670 A Cut Above the Rest
Q. Given the choice, is it a bigger mitzvah to get a haircut erev Shabbos HaGadol or erev Pesach? (We are not talking about someone who is desperately in need of a haircut, but just in general, if one has a choice, which should he prefer?).
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Expand Article # 1669 Through Thick and Thin
Q. Shalom Aleichem Harav
If a protein powder is rice based, does that make the shake mezonos?
Shkoyach

A. Shulchan Aruch (208: 6) rules that a thin cereal mixture of light consistency that one drinks as a liquid, the broc ....


Posted 3/27/2018 1:08 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1668 In Someoneís Hair
Q. A non-religious Jew who has long hair in a way that is inappropriate for a Jew (e.g., ponytail - or even not to that extent), and now he wants to be chozer beteshuva, may he get a haircut on days when doing so is forbidden, such as sefira or Chol ....


Posted 3/25/2018 3:20 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1667 Have a Gut Shabbos Hagadol
Q. Could you please ask Rav Shlomo why does the Mechaver write (siman 430) that the Shabbat before Pesach is called Shabbat Hagadol because of the miracle that happened on that day. Since the Shulchan Aruch is a sefer of rules and not midrashim, ....


Posted 3/23/2018 3:56 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1666 In Working Order
Q. During the omer; on Shabbos (during the summer), when taking an early Shabbos one can be faced with 3 mitzvos simultaneously- counting sefira, bircas hamazon and reciting the shema
what is the proper order of operation?
Shkoyach.


Posted 3/23/2018 1:29 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1665 Back to Flat on Back
Q. Hello Rav,
Due to multiple physical issues I've been having, my chiropractor has prescribed that I should sleep on my back with various foam-rolls under my neck and back for as much of the night as possible. The Kitzur Shluchan Aruch says ....


Posted 3/23/2018 1:13 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1664 Corn Drops
Q. An elderly patient that needs as part of his diet a room temperature water drink mixed with corn starch (potato starch is not an option). He is able to seat by the seder and Yom Tov meals together with his family. As he often drips some of his dr ....


Posted 3/23/2018 12:52 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1663 A Can of Corn?
Q. A socially responsible alternative for people who buy bottled water. is the corn based biodegradable plastic used in the UK. And available now in Canada. The corn-starch bottles are made from a type of plastic called polylactic acid (PLA). The bot ....


Posted 3/23/2018 12:40 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1662 Now You Are Talking
Q. Re - question 1660 (In regards to speaking during Hallel at the Pesach seder) - Why do you say that our tradition is not to say a Brocho? Every Haggodo ends Hallel either with the Brocho said normally at the conclusion of Hallel, or with the Broc ....


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Expand Article # 1661 Steal a March?
Q. On question 1655 the Rov expressed that because of tzenius issues, one should not participate on marathons or large walking events. I have seen in past occasions that some Gentiles that seem to be of the type to be employed to be care givers t ....


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Expand Article # 1660 Free Speech?
Q. During the Seder shel Pesach, may I interrupt the saying of Hallel to speak about a section to which I wish to draw the family's attention so that they may think about this idea or concept when they are reciting the specific passage of Hallel, o ....


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Expand Article # 1659 The Soft Sell
Q. Could Horav Miller please revise the following instructions set for people selling their chometz. Is everything correct?

Notice
1. Please read the contract on the reverse side and become familiar with the
tra ....


Posted 3/20/2018 11:19 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1658 Made To Order
Q. On tefilin shel yad, if the last parsha became pasul, can yo cut it off and glue a new correct parsha recently written so it will be kesidrom (in order)?

A. Shulchan Aruch (32: 47) and Mishna Berura (ibid. 219) maintain that on the ....


Posted 3/20/2018 12:46 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1657 Into the Mouth of Babes
Q. Is it permitted to give infants infant formula that contains chometz or lacks a kosher for Paysach symbol?

A. Horav Shlomo Millerís Shlitía opinion is that if it contains chometz it is prohibited to keep it in oneís possession or d ....


Posted 3/16/2018 6:06 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1656 Small Fortune
Q. We use in our minyan (when needed) a very small Sefer Torah, usually used in the house of avelim ríl. I noticed that due to the small size of the letters, the alef zeirah of parshas Vayikra is almost the same size as a regular alef. Can you read ....


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Expand Article # 1655 Talk the Walk
Q. Hello Rav,
Is it permissible for an adult male to participate in a marathon or a large walking event where large groups of people walk together for "a cause"? A couple potential issues would be the fact that you are putting yourself in a p ....


Posted 3/16/2018 12:16 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1654 Licensing a Brocho by License Plates
Q. Re- question 1650 - If you cannot say tehilim when facing a cross in an adjoining cemetery, how can you say kidush levana on the street, since all Ontario vehicle plates have a cross on them?

A. On question 93 we mentioned: ďQ. My ....


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Expand Article # 1653 The No-Reason Reason
Q. It is widely mentioned that the red heifer is a chok or law without reason, so why does Rashi in Chukas write that it comes to clean up after the golden calf. Let the mother clean up the mess of her son. So there is a reason after all?



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Expand Article # 1652 Letís Be Nice
Q. A teenager leads and accompanies his grandfather suffering from Alzheimer to shul. But the grandfather because of his illness sometimes disturbs other mispaleleim. What is the correct thing to do for the grandson when this happens? Should he ta ....


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