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Expand Article # 1534 Sing Alone
Q. Can a woman sing in her home if they are Jewish workers present engaged in their work and are not listening to her?
Similarly, can a group of female students sing while they are traveling on a school bus when the driver is Jewish?
Wh ....


Posted 12/8/2017 1:44 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1533 Location, Location, Location
Q. Can a woman attend Israeli dance classes for girls & women only, instructed at a Non- Orthodox synagogue?

A. on question 126 in regards to a Jew who is alcoholic being permitted to enter a church (even possibly the main sanctuary) ....


Posted 12/8/2017 1:14 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1532 Invited To Kidush
Q. I make Kiddush on Friday night on wine. All of a sudden, a guest comes in. I do not have more wine to give him. So we wash and I make hamotzi. After I make hamotzi, am I allowed to continue with Kiddush (Baruch ata.... mekadesh haShabbos) to be m ....


Posted 12/7/2017 10:19 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1531 A Brush With The Mikva
Q. Do you have to toivel a brush (the nylon threads are attached to a wooden handle by a strap of metal), that is used for covering bread and similar with eggs. oil and the like?

A. Poskim rule that a mivreshes or brush made from ....


Posted 12/6/2017 11:10 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1530 Grain Of Truth
Q. Dear Rabbi,
I joined this frum 12- step program for people who are compulsive eaters, which has become popular here in the New York area. Every day one has to commit their food for the following day to a sponsor, and strictly adhere to the f ....


Posted 12/5/2017 11:27 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1529 Right On The Nail
Q. (See above question in regards to removing partially hanging nails before washing netilas yodaim). What do you do if it is Shabbos (and you cannot remove the hanging nail)?

A. If a piece of one’s nail is mostly detached and hanging ....


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Expand Article # 1528 Nail It Down
Q. Is part of a fingernail that is loose and hanging. a Chatitzah and must be removed before washing Netilas Yadayim.

A. A fingernail that is loose and partially hanging is a chatitza and should be removed before washing netilas yodayim ....


Posted 12/3/2017 9:17 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1527 Speak Of The Demon
Q. Rashi writes in Taanis and Pesachim that there is a demon (sheid) called Igras and people don't go out on Tuesday and Friday nights to avoid being harmed by this demon.
Question: How can a demon have dominion on Shabbos when it says in Zo ....


Posted 12/1/2017 2:43 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1526 Go Over With A Fine Tooth Comb
Q, Kvod Horav; Is one allowed to comb his peyos since he may come to pull out a hair while doing it, which is prohibited?

A. Shulchan Aruch (Y.D. 181: 3) rules that one should be stringent and follow Tosafos opinion that the prohib ....


Posted 12/1/2017 2:31 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1525 Means To An End
Q. If a chassan is in shul, the tzibbur skips tachanun. Question: one who came late and is davening privately, is he also exempt? How late could one come to shul and still be considered exempt due to the chassan’s presence? For example, one who st ....


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Expand Article # 1524 Many Happy Returns
Q. If there is a bris in a large shul at a different minyan than the one being attended by my minyan, do we say Tachanun?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller’s Shlit’a opinion is that if the one’s making the bris are members of the shul and daven ....


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Expand Article # 1523 No Time For An Apple
Q. Can one wear an Apple 3 watch on Shabbath that has internet and phone connectivity, when those features are turned off and only the time and temperature shows?

A. Although YalkutYosef (4: 51, p. 213) Shemiras Shabbos Kehilcho ....


Posted 12/1/2017 1:55 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1522 Watch Out
Q. Can one wear a kinetic watch on Shabbath, that is similar to a self-winding which poskim permit when it is already working, but in this type the hand movement instead of winding a mechanical device, charges a battery that operates the watch?


Posted 12/1/2017 1:58 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1521 Let’s Shed Some Light
Q. Someone donated a fancy chandelier to our shul. It was placed directly above the Bimah. I do not know what the Baal Korei of Shacharis experienced, but when I leined for Mincha, I noticed that, because the letters in the Sefer Torah were shiny, t ....


Posted 12/1/2017 1:45 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1520 Stop The Presses!
Q. A person who woke up in the middle of the night on Friday night and, while still half-asleep and not realizing that it's Shabbos, pressed the button on his watch (which he was wearing) to make it light up to see what time it was, what is the ap ....


Posted 11/24/2017 2:34 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1519 Watch Those Buttons
Q. Is one permitted to wear an electronic watch with a push button LED light on Shabbos?

A. Biur Halocho (308: 3) deals whether we define a keli shemelachto leissur by the majority of its use. In the case of an electronic watch with a ....


Posted 11/24/2017 2:32 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1518 A Gift Beyond Belief
1) After I came back to work after being away from work for a few days, my boss handed me a gift which was sent from one of our non-jewish co-workers in India. It is a fancy gold image of a Buddhist deity (Ganesh) mounted on a wooden stand. I'm not ....


Posted 11/24/2017 2:23 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1517 Keeping In Step With The Times
Q. L'ichvod Rav Bartfeld,
The president of our Shul is about to bring forward to the board the question of installing a Shabbos Stair Lift using the halachic principal of Gramma. The information given to me is shown below, attached as a pdf f ....


Posted 11/24/2017 1:57 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1516 Don’t Give Away The Bride
Q. If the chosson washed for sheva brochos but the kallah did not, can the sheva brochos be recited?

A. If the choson did not eat bread, Poskim maintain that sheva brochos should not be recited. (Haelef Lecha Shlomo O.H. 93, Tzitz Elie ....


Posted 11/24/2017 1:40 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1515 Count Your Blessings
Q. If one is saying one of the sheva brachos, does he need to listen to all the other sheva brachos (which is not always possible because some people don't enunciate the words clearly, or for some other reason)? Since all the brachos are me'akev one ....


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