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A Goy who leaves money on shabbat
Question: I do Kiruv on a college campus and I invite many students to our Shabbat table every week. Sometimes the Jewish students invite their no Jewish friends along with them to the meals. We don’t say anything because we want them to feel comfortable. One week one of the friends enjoyed himself so much that he left us money for the food. What should we do with the money?
Uvyom HaShabbos - Shulem Lemmer ft. Sababa and The Shira Choir
Shulem Lemmer revives an old famous cantors niggun. Absolute masterpiece
When to do a Pidyon Haben
Question: Our first boy was born B’Mazel tov on Monday (Yom Sheini) the seventh of Sivan just before Shkiah (sunset) at 6:50pm. When we do the Pidyon and we wait thirty days is thirty complete days and therefore we have to wait until after the time he was born or can we do in the morning?
Using a Q-tip on Shabbat
Question: For years, since I’ve been a kid, I have been using Q-tips in my ears on Shabbat. When I feel wax there, I makes me crazy. I just realized though maybe it is not permitted to use it on Shabbat? What is the Halacha?
Using stone on Shabbat
Question: The door to eh Bet Haknesset is a very heavy and it is difficult for some older men to open the door. One day someone took a big rock from outside and placed it by the door to keep it open. Is it permitted to sue the is stone on Shabbat to keep the door open?
Parochet with bells
Question: I went to a small community for shabbat the other week to visit my cousin. They gave me the Kavod of Ptichat Ha’Aron. When I started to open the Parochet I heard a ringing by the floor and I realized the Parochet had little bells at the bottom, I guess like the clothing of the Kohen Gadol. When I moved it made a ringing sound. I wasn’t’ sure what to do but since I did not want to make a scene, I opened it as carefully as possible making minimal sound. Was I correct?
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Os Maccabeats: It's Shabbat!
Recovering Chamin on Shabbat
Question: On Shabbat Kodesh we put the Chamin a hot plate for the day meal. We usually put two towels on top of the pot top and large cover on top of those so it will stop the heat from escaping and the Chamin will turn out good. My daughter accidentally took off the cover on the towels and one towel as well. Could we have put them back on top?
Answer Amen blessing of the Gentile
Question: We have a live-in maid in our house to help my mother with keeping the house. She has lived with us for a long time and she is like part of he family. At some point she started to say brachot before she eats just like we do. Since she is praising Hashem, we don’t want to stop her. Should we answer Amen to her bracha though?
Wave of Fires and Disaster: Did Rabbi Kanievsky Warn of Potential Tragedy in Advance?
The letter of the great Sages in Israel caused tens of thousands of Jews to gather for prayer at midnight. The connection between fire and the desecration of Shabbat was specifically mentioned. “More than the Jews have kept the Shabbat, the Shabbat has kept the Jews”
Mixing Ice cream on Shabbat
Question: We liekahvign cie cream for dessert on Shabbat.We like having he ie cream whc has five falvors in one ocntiner. I have onkid hwowatis until the eice cream getssoft dn then mixes hem altogher. Is that Lash -kneading?
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O Trecho Diário, Parashat "Behar"
Costurar no Shabbat - parte 4 - Perek Yud Guimel Mishná Daled
Mishná express - Rabino Chaim V. Passy Costurar no Shabbat - parte 4 - Perek Yud Guimel Mishná Daled
Besamim by Havdalah
Question: I had a cold last week and was very stuffy or a few days. When it came Motzei Shabbat time to make Havdalah I wasn’t sure I could say a bracha on the Besamim. At that point my nose somewhat clear but I still could not smell half the time. I told my wife to make the bracha, but could I have made the bracha hoping that I would be able to smell it?
Behar - Why we Keep Shemittah
The reason for keeping Shemittah is not because there is nothing to lose, but because the Torah commands it
Question: My wife was taking Challah last Erev Shabbat. After she pulled out a piece of dough and said the bracha, the dough fell out of her hands and fell back into the bowl with the other dough. She took the piece of Challah out of the other dough but there was still some bits stuck to the dough. She then said “Harei Zu Challah…”. Is the dough permitted to use?
Question: My nonreligious cousins came to us for a meal and touched the wine I poured for myself in a cup. The wine was not cooked. I didn’t drink it but I have heard that non-religious people nowadays have a halachic status of a Tinok Shenishbah. So maybe he did not ruin my wine and I could have drunk it. What is correct?