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Tevilas Keilim by Non Observant

Question: I was working together with a Ba'al teshuva, kashering his new apartment etc. I offered to go with him to toivel his new dishes. Later on he told me that his friend who is not religous yet (on his way really just not fully shomer shabbos) went and toiveled all the keilim already. Is there any neemanus of one's friend who wouldn't lie to him? If we assume that there's no neemanus what is my obligat ...

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Kaddish by Non Observant Son

Question: Is there anything wrong with a non-observant Jew saying kaddish for his mother on the day of her yartzhiet? would it be preferable to have an observant Jew say it instead or better the son? Answer: The son takes precedence over all others for saying kaddish, even if he is non observant. The son is the one who has the obligation to say kaddish because of Mitzvas Kibbud Av, and in addition it is the ...

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