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Keeping 1 or 2 days of Yom Tov in Eretz Yisrael

Question: I'm from chutz laaretz and spend 2 out of 3 of the Regalim in Israel (Sukkos and Shavuos). Do I keep 2 days yom tov or 1? Does it make a difference if I own a flat? This is quite urgent as it affects the upcoming yom tov! Many thanks Answer: You should keep 2 days of Yom Tov, as your status is that of a "ben chutz laaretz". The criteria for keeping one day of Yom Tov as a ben Eretz Yisrael, is not ...

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Early Yom Tov Sheni

Question: This year, here in St. Petersburg (Russia) Shavuot falls on June. At this time there night comes very late. June 3, at the end of the 1st day of Shavuot: shkiya - 23:10, zeiss (Gaon) - 0:12, tzet Yom tov - 1:57. How and when can we arrange an evening meal in the second Yom Tov of Shavuot? When we can light the candles? When daven Maariv? Thank You! Migdal Ohr Community, S.-Petersburg Answer: Consi ...

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Shower on YomTov

Question: Can we allow a shower on Yom Tov, especially in Chu"l where Yom Tov is 2 days, and especially when Shabbos falls after two days of Yom Tov, such as on Rosh Ha-Shana next year? Answer: It is permitted to take a cold shower on YomTov (see Shulchan Aruch 326:1). Under extenuating circumstances (such as three days of Yom Tov/Shabbos in the summer, which can happen for Rosh Hashanah, or two days for th ...

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Yom Tov Sheni

Question: While my permanent residence is in America, we recently bought an apartment in Yerushalayim. Our plan is to spend about 3 months of the year in Israel, including Pesach and Sukkos [but not Shavuos]. My main business in America, but I do have investments here which I oversee during my time in EY. Should I be keeping 1 or 2 days of Yom Tov? Answer: One who has a permanent residence in both Chutz Laa ...

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