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Shiur Hadlaka for Lighting Inside

Question: Hadlokoh oissoh Mitzvoh (Siman 673, 2) but b`shas Hadlokoh it needs oil for 1/2 hr (Biur halocho). Why is there a 1/2 requirement for us who light inside and our Pirsum haness is fulifilled with b`ney Habayis, surely the shiur of 1/2 hr which is tichle regel min hashuk has no connection to that? Answer: There is much discussion in the Poskim as to the nature of the shiur of a half hour. There are ...

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Waiting for Father to Light Ner Chanuka

Question: Because of my work I am unable to get home to light ner chanuka at the zman, I usually arrive home at about 7:00 – 7:30 at night. Could my family wait for me to light ner Chanuka, or must they light without me? Answer: As long as you arrive home while there are still many people walking around in the streets [until about 7:30], your family may wait for you to light. It would seem this is still wit ...

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