making salt water on shabbos, tikkun ochelin

making salt water on shabbos, tikkun ochelin

Question: בס"ד א. במ"ב שכ"א סקי"ד הביא בשם הט"ז לבאר את המנהג שנהגו למלוח צנון לפי ששופכים חומץ, והוסיף "וכ"ש אם שופכין שמן תיכף שהשמן מחליש כח המלח". ולעיל במ"ב סק"י כתב בעין עשיי ...

Charity donations

Charity donations

Question: In order to encourage individuals so that they will donate to a certain cause (for example the building of a synagogue/yeshiva or a community learning centre ) can a char ...

Pesach- hesebah

Pesach- hesebah

Question: Likvod Harav Shlit"a, Seeing as we know that the understanding of some Rishonim that eating while leaning on the right is dangerous was based on a mistaken understanding ...

Army in Israel

Army in Israel

Question:Kvod Harav,I've learnt in a yeshivish kollel in the U.S., but I'm not clear about hashkafa regarding army serive for chareidim in Israel. Why isn't it a mitzvah to go to t ...

Techeiles

Techeiles

Question:Dear Rabbi, I am absolutely convinced that the murex is the accurate techeiles. Am I required to wear it? Or could I rely on the authorities who hold that techeiles is onl ...

Pesach, Tefila

Pesach, Tefila

Question: 1. Can we use paper dishes or cups on Pessach? What about coating or glue that could be in it? When possible they should be bought with Pesach certification, when this is ...

3 Pesach Related Questions

3 Pesach Related Questions

Question: 1. Re "Mock" Seder in early years. As in all other schools, we do in KG and Reception a mock seder near Pesach. What is the preferred way to do "Motzi Matzo"? Surely to u ...

Pesach, Tefila

Question: 1. Can we use paper dishes or cups on Pessach? What about coating or glue that could be in it? When possible they should be bought with Pesach certification, when this is not possible they may be used. The coating and glue is not known to contain chametz in these products, and even if it did, it wou more ...

Ivf and gender selection

Question:Would there be any halachic/ethical issues with one who is performing IVF due to infertility to request a specific gender?I’ve heard that R SZ Auerbach thought it to be unethical for a couple to undergo IVF specifically to have a specific gender, however what would be with one who is anyway undergoin more ...

Charity donations

Question: In order to encourage individuals so that they will donate to a certain cause (for example the building of a synagogue/yeshiva or a community learning centre ) can a charity organisation tell the donors that their individual donations will be multiplied (doubled or tripled as in some charidy campaig more ...

Pesach- hesebah

Question: Likvod Harav Shlit"a, Seeing as we know that the understanding of some Rishonim that eating while leaning on the right is dangerous was based on a mistaken understanding of the location of the windpipe and foodpipe (kaneh and veshet), and we are therefore forced to explain that the sakanah was only more ...

making salt water on shabbos, tikkun ochelin

Question: בס"ד א. במ"ב שכ"א סקי"ד הביא בשם הט"ז לבאר את המנהג שנהגו למלוח צנון לפי ששופכים חומץ, והוסיף "וכ"ש אם שופכין שמן תיכף שהשמן מחליש כח המלח". ולעיל במ"ב סק"י כתב בעין עשיית מי מלח יש מקילין אם נותן שמן על המלח ואח"כ מים שאין לאסור משום "מי מלח" שלשיטתם השמן מחליש המלח. ובשה"צ סק"ז הביא שיש חולקים בדב more ...

Techeiles

Question:Dear Rabbi, I am absolutely convinced that the murex is the accurate techeiles. Am I required to wear it? Or could I rely on the authorities who hold that techeiles is only a hiddur (Rashbah Menachos 38a, Pnei Yehoshua Bava Metziah 61b, Rosh Yosef Shabbas 25b, Beis Shlomo 1:16, Kedushas Yom Tov, Mena more ...

Army in Israel

Question:Kvod Harav,I've learnt in a yeshivish kollel in the U.S., but I'm not clear about hashkafa regarding army serive for chareidim in Israel. Why isn't it a mitzvah to go to the army to defend the jewish people from saknasos nefashos. The zechus of torah helps to defend, but don't chazal say 'don't rely more ...

Superstitions – “Knock Wood”

Question: Many people have the minhag to knock gently the table by benching when saying the (individual) Horachamons I have seen this with elderly people too who seem to be Minhag-conscious and have taken presumably from previous generations My assumption is that this is against the Ayin Hara and similar to w more ...

Prenuptial Agreements

Question: Many of us have seen the teshuva from Moreinu Harav that states that an agreement for a husband to provide reasonable mezonos for his wife even after they separate will not facilitate a get meuseh. It seems that Mo"HR encourages this procedure. We are aware that numerous poskim of today's generation more ...

kashering stove and oven

Question: Someone said one can kasher a stove by putting on the fires for ten minutes,other say less, is that true? My father zl would blow torch it . he also said one can use a non-kosher stove or oven if the food is double or triple wrapped. is that true? thank you for your help Answer: Yes, metal stove top more ...

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