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Expand Article # 1066 Is There A Happy App...
Q. This question came up in a shiur this week and I would like to know Rav Miller's opinion. Who was the happiest person in Tanach?

A. It would seem from the Talmud and Midrashim that at least for a short time, Adam was the happiest ....


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Expand Article # 1065 Money From The Minyan
Q. I found money in shul, that looked like someone had it in their pocket and hid it before Shabbos, then forgot to come back and retrieve it. I put up a sign that it was found. How long do I need to keep up the sign? If no one calls at that point ....


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Expand Article # 1064 Wash And Pray
Q. In question # 461, the Rav discussed washing of the hands after having a blood test done...

2. A dentist will wash generally wash his/her hands with soap and water from a water tap or use hand sanitizer after each patient for hygi ....


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Expand Article # 1063 Blood Wash
Hello,
Q. In question # 461, the Rav discussed washing of the hands after having a blood test done. In that discussion it came out that:
..."Following this reasoning we may require the surgeon to wash hands after an operation, since tha ....


Posted 5/23/2016 12:08 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1062 Bubbe Mice-es?
Q. I was recently cleaning a functioning Aron Kodesh and found a picture of a Rebbe inside. I was told that it was a picture of Rav Shaya of Kerestir and it was important that it be visible (in the pitch dark Aron Kodesh when closed) as it keeps a ....


Posted 5/20/2016 4:11 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1061 Quinoa or Not
Q. What is HoRav Shlomo Miller's opinion on quinoa products on Pesach? Is quinoa cooking oil permitted? If you consider quinoa to be kitnios, can you use plates that were used to serve them when they are still ben yoma, like in a hotel?
< ....


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Expand Article # 1060 A Blessed Reunion?
Q. I very much enjoy reading these questions/answers! Here is my first question: What should be done with a mezuza that gets accidentally knocked or is found already knocked down on Shabbat or Yom Tov? … (See question above)
Would a bracha b ....


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Expand Article # 1059 Mazal of a Mezuza
Q. Hello. I very much enjoy reading these questions/answers! Here is my first question: What should be done with a mezuza that gets accidentally knocked or is found already knocked down on Shabbat or Yom Tov?
Is there any difference it the ....


Posted 5/20/2016 12:39 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1058 Dress Up & Bless Up
Q. In many hotels everywhere the balconies face the beach or a swimming pool. Early in the morning, when no one is out yet, is there a problem davening or saying brochos facing an area where usually people are improperly dressed?

A. Hor ....


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Expand Article # 1057 Start and End Trend
Q. In Shemone Esre we say Ata Chonen Chochma Bina Veda'at, but at the end we only say only Chonen Hada'at. Why do we omit Chochma and Bina.
Thanks.

A. A general rule in the brochos of the Amida (and others) is that the brochos e ....


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Expand Article # 1056 Ashkenaz Bird?
Q. Shalom Rav, I have two questions.
I own a small parakeet, we usually feed him a mixture of seeds. Can I feed him in Pesach clean sunflower seeds?

A. Sunflower seeds is considered by many Poskim to be kitniyot (legumes, gra ....


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Expand Article # 1055 Split The Waters
Q. At the hotel we were Pesach they placed a high and proper mechitza separating the very large swimming pool into separate areas for men and women. Yet the mechitza didn't reach into the water itself just to the surface of the water, is that a probl ....


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Expand Article # 1054 Don’t Sweat The Matza-Ball Stuff
Q. We spent Pesach by the coast and the humidity was very high. We are always very makpid and careful on gebrochts, but because of the high humidity the shemura matza became soft and lost its crispiness. The matzos were not wet at all, just like so ....


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Expand Article # 1053 Fell Asleep While Counting Slip
Q. I was falling asleep two nights ago and in the last minute, I remembered that I didn't count sefira yet. I was so tired that I counted right there, and fell asleep. Next night I remembered what happened and I'm sure that I counted, but I can't re ....


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Expand Article # 1052 Stick And Bake
Q. 3- (See prior questions - If I don't have a Shlisel Chala) Can I just buy a regular chalah and stick a knife into it, then introduce the key and the re-bake on a fire the opened incision, as we do with a shemura matza that is slightly cracked a ....


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Expand Article # 1051 Keybread Shortcuts
Q 2. (See prior question) If I don't bake the shlisel chalah this year, do I have to be “matir neder” since we have kept this minhag so many years?

A. Although in principle one should always keep the minhogim and traditions of his ....


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Expand Article # 1050 The Key To the Shlisel
Q. We have a minhag in our family that we bake a chalah for the Shabbos after Pesach and we place a key inside that chalah, (shilsel chalah) This year due to a simcha my wife will be travelling and not with the family. A number of questions.


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Expand Article # 1049 Illuminating Seder
Q. Kavod Harav

I will be conducting the seder in the house of a non-religious Jew (both nights). The problem is that they will be turning on the lights during Shabbos, and certainly during Yom Tov. (For example, on Saturday afternoon/ ....


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Expand Article # 1048 Watch Out!
Q. I tend to walk along the area of Bathurst & Lawrence a lot. I find the boys from the Yeshiva at Bathurst and Lawrence especially when the weather is nice, zoom down and I mean zoom down the sidewalk on their bikes. I have witnessed them ac ....


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Expand Article # 1047 Mix and Watch
Q. During the year, can you use just one of the four burners of a glass top stove for milchig and the others for fleishig?
Can you use them at the same time?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller’s Shlit’a opinion is that it is certainly ....


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