Haughtiness repels the Shechina

Haughtiness repels the Shechina:[1] The Gemara[2] states that one who is haughty repels the Shechina from dwelling with him. The reason is as follows: The Divine light is infinite and great, and ideally cannot reside or unite with a person. In order to do so, the Divine light must contract […]

Yichud in an elevator

Is Yichud permitted in an elevator?[1] Some Poskim[2] rule the prohibition of Yichud applies in an elevator, and it is therefore forbidden to be alone in an elevator with a woman even for a very short amount of time.[3] Majority of Poskim[4] however rule the prohibition of Yichud does not apply to elevators.[5] […]