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Expand Article # 1111 A Good Plot?
Q. Re- question 1107. Is there an actual prohibition to be buried in a non-Jewish cemetery?

A. Talmud (Sanhedrin 46b) debates whether there is only an allusion (remez) in the Torah for the need of burial from the posuk (Devorim 21 ....


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Expand Article # 1110 A Kashe Oif a Maisse
Q. There is a famous story where the Chofetz Chaim tells Rav Shimon Schwab that he is a Kohen while Rav Schwab is not because when Moshe Rabbeinu called out "Mi Lashem Eilai", his father answered the call, while Rav Schwab's did not. And therefore, ....


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Expand Article # 1109 Have you Heard?
Q. If one recited Shema before davening, may he skip it during davening (and just say the brachos) in order to have tefilla b'tzibbur?
A similar question, If one davens ma'ariv after plag, can he shorten or rapidly read the Shema in order to ....


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Expand Article # 1108 Too Little Too Early?
Q. My nine year old daughter attends a Bays Yaakov type school. Can she in the hot summer days wear short sleeves in the backyard or house?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a opinion is that on the privacy of the backyard or home, w ....


Posted 7/4/2016 3:29 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (1)


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Expand Article # 1107 The Promised Land
Q. A widow who has become very interested in converting to Judaism. She is quite serious and committed. However she promised her late husband that she would be buried next to him. Obviously the cemetery is not a Jewish cemetery. She wants to know ....


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Expand Article # 1106 Of Little Interest
Q. If i gave a school 50 cents more than I owed but they didn't know how much i owed, is it a problem?I did it for convenience ($10 bill as opposed to $9.50).


A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit”a opinion is that regardless of ....


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Expand Article # 1105 Lost His Pants?
Q. I was in a clothing store trying on a pair of pants. One of the employees in the store began marking the pants I was trying on for the purpose of alterations. Just then, the fire alarm went off and everyone had to empty the store. While we wai ....


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Expand Article #1104 Don't Fall Into the Trap
Q. This may sound silly, but I have often wondered why, when putting an energetic, running toddler on an enclosed crib or playpen on Shabbat or when closing the door to children in a room, there is no prohibition of Tzeida or hunting?

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Expand Article # 1103 Scroll Down For The Answer
Q. I have mezuzos that were checked properly when bought and they are stored in transparent glass tubing containers where you can clearly see that even the plastic they are wrapped in, is sealed and intact. Do you have to check them every three an ....


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Expand Article # 1102 Able Kaddish
Q. I have seen different minhagim with regard to saying kaddish in shul. Specifically, if there is no person saying kaddish yasom after aleinu, should a person who has previously been an avel say kaddish or should it not be said at all? Also if so ....


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Expand Article #1101 Hot Shayla
Q. Can I do all the above (ask a Goy or place a hot item on the thermostat, see prior questions) if it is too hot and we need to turn on the AC?

A. Turning on an A.C. unit involves more severe prohibitions than turning it off, since ....


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Expand Article # 1100 Put On Ice Shayla?
Put On Ice Shayla?

Q. If I can’t find a Goy can I put a small bag of ice on the thermostat and eventually it will turn itself off? See question 1098 above, in regards to turning off the AC when it is too cold.)

A. Horav Shl ....


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Expand Article # 1100 Put On Ice?
Q. If I can’t find a Goy can I put a small bag of ice on the thermostat and eventually it will turn itself off?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller’s Shlit’a opinion is that it is preferable to ask a child to place the bag of ice cubes when in n ....


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Expand Article # 1099 Cold Case
Q. (See question 1098 above, in regards to turning off the AC when it is too cold.) Is it better if I tell one Goy to tell another Goy?

A. Mishna Berura (307: 24) quotes several opinions that permit telling one Gentile to instruct ano ....


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Expand Article # 1098 Cold Enough For You?
Q. If the AC was left on too low on Shabbos and it bothers the family especially the small children who may catch a cold, can I ask a Goy to turn it off, if I ask him indirectly?
Does it help if I ask him to do it with a shinui such as with ....


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Expand Article # 1097 Wonder Stone
Q. Is the ceremony (of placing a cornerstone) recommended, and if you offer food will it become a seudas mitzvah? How about a private home?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller’s Shlit’a opinion as mentioned above (question 1096)is, that it is a pr ....


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Expand Article # 1096 Groundbreaking Question
Q. Is there a source in Chazal for the ceremony of placing a cornerstone before building an institution or a shul?


A. Horav Shlomo Miller Shlit'a pointed to the posuk in Zecharya (4: 9) “Zerubbabel's hands founded (yisdu) this ....


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Expand Article # 1095 Fast or Feast?
Q. I have a close friend that is getting married this Sunday, the 20 of Sivan. I heard that there may be an issue in attending a wedding on that day. Is that true?
Should you make an effort to say selichos on that day? (I daven in a shul where ....


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Expand Article # 1094 Papaya Shayla
Q. There are different traditions as to what bracha you make on papaya, what is Rav Millers opinion?

A. The Papaya looks like a tree, it may grow ten feet tall or more, lasts for several years and produces an annual crop like a tree an ....


Posted 6/24/2016 12:14 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1093 Do Not Touch Shiduch
Q. I like to try to make shiduchim. I'm on an email list that gives me many shiduch profiles a day. Some of these people are modern orthodox. Some of them are not shomer nagiya. One question is, if I know someone is not shomer nagiya, am I allowe ....


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