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Expand Article # 989 Take an Oath?
Q. One of the duties of my new position as clerk to a judge in the provincial court will be to administer oaths with a bible. I was wondering whether this is permitted as it may be with a Christian bible.
Even if it will be with the Old Te ....


Posted 2/10/2016 12:22 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 988 Hot Shaileh
Q. If a Jewish individual lighted a fire, and then the Gentile put the pot (with meat) on the fire. The food had NOT yet cooked one third, when the Jew turned off the fire. Then the Gentile turned the fire on and completely cooked the meat, is the ....


Posted 2/9/2016 11:24 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 987 Together But Poles Apart
Q. For the purpose of Halacha, (following the above shailes on dateline, see questions above) what does someone do when he finds himself at one of the Earth Poles in regards to Shabbos and mitzvos observance? Do we follow the Geographic or the Magne ....


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Expand Article # 986 Are you Shore of This?
Q. There was mention (in a recent shiur on the Halacha dateline – see question 982 and 983) about how far according to the Chazon Ish the waters close to the shore are considered like the land. What was the final p’sak of Horav Miller Shlit”a?


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Expand Article # 985 Where is My Day of Joy?
Q. Where in the Torah does G-d command us to observe Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah as a holiday?

A. On Vayikra (Leviticus 29: 39) “But on the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when you gather in the produce of the ....


Posted 2/4/2016 2:49 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 984 Unborn or Stillborn Enterprise?
Q. My brother sent me this url (http://www.benpekuahmeats.com/) and asked me if I would eat from them. I replied, "Not without consulting a Rabbinic authority".

Upon analyzing the issue, I noticed that Rav Wosner and Rav Menashe Kle ....


Posted 2/2/2016 10:11 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #983 Can You Divide the 49 in Two?
Q. According to the Sefer Hayomam's shita, is there “nigrar” (pulling or shlepping land areas) to include Alaska west, to the rest of the American continent or do the people in west Alaska have to keep two days Shabbos?

A. See prio ....


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Expand Article # 982 Really Shabbos Today?
(In regards to the shiur that Horav Shloimo Miller Shlit”a gave recently I have some questions.)

Q. What exactly are the different opinions in regards to the dateline in Halacha and what is Horav Miller's opinion?

A. There ....


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Expand Article # 981 Lunar Learning
Q. Can Kiddush levanah be said indoors by seeing the moon through a window? Does shalom alaychem need to be said to three different people or can it be said to the same person three times? Can it be said over the phone?





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Expand Article # 980 A Kee Question
Q. I have seen it argued that the Igros Moshe's heter for cholov stam is no longer relevant, because more than one in sixty milk cows has undergone an operation that renders them treif (LDA*). What is Rav Miller shlita''s view on this issue?


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Expand Article # 979 Go Lightly…
Q. Can you instruct the Goy to turn them on with a shinui such as using an unusual object to push on the switch?
If no Goy is available, and it is already bein hashmoshos, and the lights are fluorescents, can you do it yourself with a shinui?< ....


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Expand Article # 978 Nu Say Can You See The Answer?
Q. On Shabbos the congregants can read with difficulty, without the lights. Can one ask a Goy to turn ?on the lights

A. Shulchan Aruch (O.H. 307: 5) and Mishna Berura (ibid. 24) prohibit instructing a Gentile to perform a Biblically ....


Posted 1/29/2016 2:14 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (1)


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Expand Article # 977 Beer in Mind
Q. Is it true that some have a minhag of drinking beer on Tu Bishvat?

A. Yes indeed, and it is based on the fact that we eat fruits of the seven species (Shivas Haminim, Devarim 8: 8) on Tu B'shavat, the day that marks the Rosh Has ....


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Expand Article # 976 Informing Information
Q. I am taking leave from a Jewish business. I am legally entitled to both termination pay and severance pay, but this business is refusing to pay.
Am I allowed to file a complaint with government (Ministry of Employment) or does this constitu ....


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Expand Article # 975 A Shailah of Interest
Q. I gave a friend $10, 000 to store in his bank account for safekeeping. He is not borrowing this money technically, only holding it for me. What should be done with the interest accrued?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a opinio ....


Posted 1/15/2016 2:46 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 974 No Room For Compromise
Q. Regarding a two bedroom apartment, can a man and women share the bathroom and kitchen while each lives in a separate private room with locks on door? What if there are more tenants? Would a security camera make a difference?

A. H ....


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Expand Article # 973 Chain Reaction
Q. Can  this  (chain or necklace) be  brought  in  the  bathroom ?
Here are the pictures. Let me know if you need better ones.
Kol tuv.

A. . Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit”a opinion is that in general one should avoid using p ....


Posted 1/12/2016 12:46 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 972 Stay In Mutar Lodge
Q. What is the frum position when it comes to the fraternal organizations such as the Freemasons?

A. The claim of some that the origins of Freemasonry go back to the days of King Solomon, Hiram of Tyre, or even Lemech is indeed dou ....


Posted 1/11/2016 12:39 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 971 Bow and Allow
Q. It is customary to bow to the judge in court. Is this permitted according to Halacha?

A. Remoh (Y.D. 150: 3) rules that one may bow or take off one's hat for a king or minister if he has not declared himself to be divine and is als ....


Posted 1/8/2016 3:58 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 970 Shed Some Light
Q. Re- my last question in regards to lighting ner Shabbos by proxy. If I can’t find a shaliach to light for me and I don’t want to lose almost an hour of learning. Can I place a timer and light ner Shabbos with electrical incandescent bulbs before ....


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