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March 18, 2018

Birchas Ilanos

Daily Halacha

This Halacha is an excerpt from our Sefer Buy me here or on Amazon.com   Birchas Ilanos:[1] One who walks outside[2] in the month of Nissan and sees trees which are sprouting forth blossom needs to say the blessing of “Shelo Chiser...

March 8, 2018

Moving a pen or pencil on Shabbos

Daily Halacha

Moving a pen or pencil on Shabbos: An inexpensive pen or pencil that one is not particular with: Muktzah contains various categories, each with their pertinent laws or moving regulations. A typical inexpensive pen or pencil which one...

March 6, 2018

Blessing on onion rings

Daily Halacha

Blessing on onion rings [i.e. rings of onion coated with breadcrumbs]:[1] Onion rings are typically made through coating a ring of an onion in a flour-based dip, and then deep frying it. In addition to the flour-based dip, some also...

February 17, 2018

Standing for Vanachnu Lo Neida in Tachanun

Daily Halacha

“Vanachnu Lo Neida” Standing at the end of Tachanun: In the paragraph of “Vanachnu Lo Neida” said in the end of Tachanun, some Poskim[1] rule it is proper to recite the words “Vanachnu Lo Neida” while sitting and then stand and recite...

February 12, 2018

The law of blood found in an egg

Daily Halacha

The law of blood found in an egg:[1] The Torah prohibits one to eat blood of a creature. The Talmud and Poskim discuss whether this prohibition applies also to blood found in an egg. In other words, is the blood in an egg considered...

February 8, 2018

Making tea on Shabbos

Daily Halacha

Making tea on Shabbos: A. The general rule of Keli Rishon/Sheiyni/Shelishi: It is Biblically forbidden to place uncooked foods into a Yad Soledes[1] [110 Fahrenheit or 45 Celsius[2]] Keli Rishon[3], Iruiy Keli Rishon[4], or very hot...

January 31, 2018Daily Halacha

Which blessing is said first-Shehechiyanu or the blessing over the fruit?[1] One who eats a new fruit which requires the recital of Shehechiyanu, is to first say the blessing of Shehechiyanu and only afterwards recite the blessing of...

January 28, 2018

Must one immerse electric appliances?

Daily Halacha

Must one immerse electric appliances?[1] Electrical appliances which are used to cook food, and come in direct contact with food, are obligated in immersion in a Mikveh with a blessing. This includes toasters[2], sandwich makers, water...

January 14, 2018

Arla by tree of gentile

Daily Halacha

Do the laws of Arla apply to the fruits of a gentile owned tree? May a Jew eat the fruits of the first three years from a gentile owned tree?[1] The fruits of all trees contain the Biblical Arla prohibition, whether the tree is owned...

January 11, 2018

Bringing small children to Shul

Daily Halacha

Bringing small children to Shul: [It is a Mitzvah and obligation upon a parent to educate his child to go to Shul and participate in a Minyan, once they have reached the age of Chinuch.[1]] One is to teach his young[2] children and...

January 9, 2018

Living and/or visiting Egypt

Daily Halacha

Living or visiting Egypt?[1] The Torah prohibits one from living in Mitzrayim in various places in scripture.[2] This prohibition is counted as one of the 365 negative commands.[3] Does the prohibition apply today? Some Poskim[4]...

January 6, 2018

The proper blessing of a lemon

Daily Halacha

Blessing on lemons:[1] Lemons that are only mildly sour, and are thus edible, receive the blessing of Shehakol.[2] Lemons that are very sour to the point of inedibility, do not receive a blessing at all prior to consumption.[3] Lemon...

December 31, 2017

New Years wishes and celebrations

Daily Halacha

Is New Year’s considered a Christian Holiday? The history of New Year’s celebrations date back to the Julian calendar [pre-Christendom], in which it was celebrated as a day of worship of the Greek deity called Janus, hence its name...

December 27, 2017

When does the fast begin?

Daily Halacha

When does the fast begin? All fast days [other than Tishe Be’av and Yom Kippur] begin by Alos Hashachar/daybreak.[1] There is general dispute amongst the Poskim as to the definition of Alos/daybreak according to Halacha. Some...

December 25, 2017

Is Christianity considered Avoda Zarah?

Daily Halacha

Is Christianity considered Avoda Zarah? Christianity is considered Avoda Zara for a Jew, and carries all Avoda Zara related prohibitions.[1] However, some Poskim[2] rule that for gentiles, Christianity is considered Shituf and is not...

December 23, 2017

Custom of Nittle Nacht

Daily Halacha

Nittel Nacht A. What is Nittel? Nittel is a gentile Holiday celebrating the birth of Yoshke. On this day there is an extra abundance of impurity and a stronghold of Kelipa. For this reason, the Jews throughout the generations took...

December 21, 2017

Playing with jigsaw puzzles on Shabbos

Daily Halacha

Playing with jigsaw puzzles on Shabbos: Puzzles are made up of various pieces, each piece containing some part of the picture or letter/word that the puzzle desires to portray. Putting a puzzle together on Shabbos touches upon the...

December 19, 2017

Wearing gloves during Davening

Daily Halacha

Wearing gloves during Davening:[1] One may not wear gloves while Davening [Shemoneh Esrei], as is done by travelers.[2] [If however, one is cold some Poskim[3] rule he may wear gloves to protect him from the cold. Other Poskim[4]...

November 23, 2017

May one use a thermos on Shabbos?

Daily Halacha

May one use a thermos on Shabbos? Using a thermos on Shabbos involves pouring hot water into the thermos for the purpose of insulating its heat for an extended period of time, and hence touches upon the question of insulation. The...

November 13, 2017

May women wear pants?

Daily Halacha

May women wear pants?[1] It is forbidden for women to wear pants. This applies even towards women pants that are made specifically for women and are not worn by men.[2] In the latter case it is disputed as to whether this prohibition...

November 12, 2017

May one partake of food in a Shiva home?

Daily Halacha

May people who are Menachem Avel eat food in the Shiva home?[1] Some[2] are accustomed not to eat any food, or take any item, from the Shiva home throughout the seven days of Shiva.[3] Others[4] rule there is no need to be particular...

November 12, 2017

Asher Yatzar-Concentration and meaning

Daily Halacha

Asher Yatzar-Concentration and meaning Lack of concentration possibly invalidates the blessing:[1] If one does not understand the words of a blessing or thinks of other matters while reciting it, according to some opinions it is...

October 22, 2017

Davening Mincha after sunset

Daily Halacha

Davening Mincha past sunset:[1] The prayer of Mincha may be recited until evening.[2] It is disputed amongst Poskim as to the definition of “evening.” Some Poskim[3] rule it is permitted [even initially[4]] to Daven Mincha past sunset,...

October 18, 2017

Borrowing a Sefer from a Shul

Daily Halacha

Borrowing a Shul’s Sefer:[1] An old edict that was founded in ancient congregations is that one may not remove a Tallis or Sefer from the Shul without asking permission from the owners. [This applies even if one can assume that the...

October 16, 2017

Stepping on egg shells

Daily Halacha

Stepping on egg shells: Many are accustomed to abstain from stepping on egg shells due to danger.[1] Accordingly, egg shells are not to be thrown in areas that people walk. There is a story dating back to the Rebbe Maharash regarding...

October 2, 2017

Entering pots into a Sukkah

Daily Halacha

Entering pots into a Sukkah:[1] [It is permitted to enter pots and pans of food into a Sukkah.[2]] Nonetheless, once the meal has been completed, one is to remove the pots, pans, and plates from the Sukkah, being that after their use...

September 29, 2017

Taking medicine on Yom Kippur

Daily Halacha

May one take medicine on Yom Kippur?[1] One who is currently sick: If one is bedridden, or feels ill/weak in his entire body, then he may swallow a tasteless or bitter pill [without water, as will be explained].[2] If the pill has a...

September 27, 2017

Are women obligated in shaking Lulav?

Daily Halacha

Are women obligated in shaking Lulav? Women are exempt from the Mitzvah of shaking Lulav.[1] Nevertheless, if they desire to shake Lulav, they may do so.[2] Practically, women have accepted upon themselves the Mitzvah shaking of Lulav...

September 24, 2017

One who forgot to say Hamelech Hamishpat

Daily Halacha

One who forgot to say Hamelech Hamishpat:[1] In Shemoneh Esrei of Aseres Yimei Teshuvah the tenth blessing of Hashiva Shofteinu concludes with the words “Hamelech Hamishpat” in place of “Melech Ohave Tzedaka Umishpat”.[2] [This...

September 19, 2017

Taking a shower on Yom Tov

Daily Halacha

Taking a shower on Yom Tov?[1] Hot water: Water heated on Yom Tov:[2] It is forbidden to bathe [or shower[3]] one’s entire body with water that was heated on Yom Tov.[4] This applies even out of a bathhouse. This applies even if the...

September 13, 2017

Sleeping on Rosh Hashanah

Daily Halacha

  Sleeping on Rosh Hashanah day:[1] It is customary to avoid[2] sleeping on Rosh Hashanah day[3] in order to prevent ones “Mazel” from sleeping.[4] Nevertheless, one who misuse’s his time is equivalent to one who is sleeping.[5]...

September 11, 2017

Hataras Nedarim on Erev Rosh Hashana-Q&A

Daily Halacha

Hataras Nedarim: *For a full digest on the laws and customs of Hataras Nedarim both on Erev Rosh Hashanah and throughout the year, please refer to the “Supplement on Hataras Nedarim” provided in the back of the Sefer. It is customary...

September 10, 2017

Sitting for an After Blessing

Daily Halacha

Sitting during the recital of an after blessing: The general rule Birchas Hamazon:[1] One is required to sit while reciting Birchas Hamazon.[2] He may not stand or lay down.[3] This applies irrelevant of the position in which one ate,...

September 6, 2017

Feeding street animals

Daily Halacha

Feeding street animals: One is not obligated to feed his friends pets or street animals from his own food.[1] [This applies even if the animal is endangered and may die.[2] However, in such a case, one would be obligated to place...

September 6, 2017

How much money is the Kesuba worth?

Daily Halacha

How much money is the Kesuba worth? Introduction: A Kesuba is similar to a loan document or check, which obligates the husband, or his estate, to pay a certain sum of money to his wife. The Kesuba can only be actualized in the event of...

September 4, 2017

Saying the name of ones parent

Daily Halacha

Saying the name of one’s parent:[1] Calling them, or referring to them, by their name:[2] It is forbidden to call one’s parent [father or mother[3]] by their name.[4] This applies whether they are alive, and even after their death....

August 23, 2017

Summary of Shofar in Elul

Daily Halacha, Rosh Hashanah

  Blowing the Shofar:[1] It is the custom of Ashkenazi[2] Jewry to blow Shofar throughout the month if Elul.[3] How many sounds are blown and when?[4] The Chabad custom is that from the second day and onwards one blows nine blows...

August 21, 2017

Giving Maaser money to relatives

Daily Halacha

Giving Maaser money to relatives?[1] Tzedaka money and Maaser funds, is not only permitted to be distributed to poor relatives, but one is even required to precede a relative in need over other paupers. This includes one’s parents,...

August 14, 2017

Visiting the Temple Mount-Part 2

Daily Halacha

May one visit the Temple Mount?[1] The Temple area contains Kedusha even today in its state of destruction. Accordingly, just as in Temple times there existed restricted areas of entry, so too in today’s times, there are certain areas...

August 8, 2017

The order in removing the Tefillin

Daily Halacha

The order in removing the Tefillin: Which is removed first-Shel Yad or Shel Rosh?[1] When one removes the Tefillin, the head Tefillin must be removed prior to the hand Tefillin.[2] Removing the straps of the Shel Yad:[3] Some[4] are...

July 31, 2017

The Erev Tishe Beav meals and menus

Daily Halacha

Eating a large meal prior to Mincha and the Seudas Hamafsekes:[1] It is an accustomed Ashkenazi practice to eat a set meal on Erev Tishe Beav, prior to Davening Mincha.[2] After the meal, one Davens Mincha and then eats the Seudas...

July 30, 2017

Children fasting on Tishe Beav

Daily Halacha

  Children Fasting:[1] All children who are above the age of Bar or Bas Mitzvah are obligated to fast on all accustomed fast days.[2] All children who are below the age of Bar or Bas Mitzvah, are not required to fast any of the four...

July 27, 2017

Shabbos Chazon

Daily Halacha

Shabbos Chazon *The following is a compilation of all laws relevant to Shabbos Chazon that have been brought in the previous chapter, in their relevnat areas.     Hashem shows every Jew a vision of the Third Temple:: The Shabbos...

July 17, 2017

Wearing red colored clothing-Part 1

Daily Halacha

Wearing red colored clothing: Red colored clothing is forbidden to be worn [by either men or women], as they are worn by gentiles for purposes of promiscuity, [and one who wears it transgresses the prohibition of “Thou shall not go in...

July 9, 2017

Morning washing for children

Daily Halacha

Do children need to wash their hands in the morning upon awakening?[1] It is accustomed not to be careful to wash the hands of children upon awakening, until they reach the age of Chinuch.[2] [However, once the child has reached the...

July 6, 2017

Cleaning spills on Shabbos

Daily Halacha

Cleaning spills on Shabbos Introduction: Cleaning a spill on Shabbos involves two actions which touch upon a number of possible prohibitions. These two actions are: 1) Wetting the cloth with the spill and 2) Moving around the soaked...

July 3, 2017

Closing up a window or door

Daily Halacha

  Closing up a window or door:[1] One may not completely [and permanently[2]] close off a window or door, being that demons use openings to enter and exit and hence can lead to danger. Rather one must leave a small hole in the...

July 2, 2017

When to say Birchas Hashachar

Daily Halacha

  When are the morning blessings to be recited; at home or in Shul? The ruling in Shulchan Aruch: Al Netilas Yadayim; Asher Yatzar; Elokaiy Neshama:[1] These three blessings are to be recited immediately upon awakening as...

June 29, 2017

Making Tehina on Shabbos

Daily Halacha

  May one make Tehina on Shabbos? Adding water to pure Tehina:[1] It is forbidden to make a normal texture of Tehina by placing water to pure Techina, if the Tehina did not have water mixed into to it before Shabbos.[2] It is...

June 28, 2017

Tzaar Baalei Chaim

Daily Halacha

  Is it permitted to cause pain or kill living creatures?[1] It is Biblically forbidden to actively[2] cause pain to any[3] living creature [for no justifiable reason, as will be explained].[4] [It goes without saying that one may...

June 25, 2017

Standing for Kaddish

Daily Halacha

Standing for Kaddish and Barchu:[1] Some Poskim[2] rule it is not necessary [for the listeners] to stand during the recital of Kaddish and Barchu. Other Poskim[3] rule one is required to stand upon answering Kaddish or any Davar...

June 22, 2017

Covering the wine bottle during Kiddush

Daily Halacha

Must one cover the wine bottle during Kiddush and may the wine still be used if it was left open? One may not recite Kiddush over wine that has been left open/revealed.[1] Nevertheless, if the wine remained open/revealed for only a...

June 20, 2017

Yichud in an elevator

Daily Halacha

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...

June 17, 2017

Having a pair of Night Tzitzis

Daily Halacha

May one have a separate pair of sleeping Tzitzis to wear only at night? Although it is proper for those who sleep with a Tallis Katan to have two pairs of a Tallis Katan in order to be able to switch the Tzitzis daily upon awakening...

June 15, 2017

Drinking after Kiddush before Hamotzi

Daily Halacha

Drinking liquids after Kiddush prior to the meal: It is permitted for one who is thirsty to drink after Kiddush, prior to the meal.[1] Saying a blessing prior to drinking:[2] One who drinks prior to the meal is not to say a blessing...

June 13, 2017

Men listening to women sing

Daily Halacha

The Issur of Kol Isha-Listening to her voice when not Davening/learning:[1] It is forbidden[2] for a man to [ever] listen [i.e. pay attention[3]] to the [singing] voice of a woman who is an Erva [such as a married woman[4], or a Nida,...

June 12, 2017

Saying the name of Yoshkeh

Daily Halacha

May one say the name Jesus or Yeshu? From the letter of the law, it is permitted to recite the name Jesus or Yeshu.[1] It is likewise permitted to write these names, as we find Gedolei Yisrael who wrote these names in their Sefarim.[2]...

June 11, 2017

Order of getting dressed like a Jew

Daily Halacha

Which clothing is one to wear first?[1] The custom amongst Chassidim and G-d fearing Jews is to get dressed from top to bottom.[2] Thus one is to first wear the Yarmulke[3], then the undershirt, Tzitzis, shirt and then the underwear,...

June 8, 2017

Squeezing fruits into foods on Shabbos

Daily Halacha

Squeezing fruits into foods on Shabbos:[1] A. Into a solid food [as opposed to a liquid]:[2] All fruits, even grapes and olives, are permitted to be squeezed directly into solid foods for seasoning purposes.[3] Squeezing into an empty...

June 7, 2017

Accepting presents

Daily Halacha

Accepting presents:[1] It is a Midas Chassidus [i.e. act of piety] for one not to accept presents, and rather to trust in Hashem that He will give one that which he lacks.[2] [Seemingly, however, if this will lead to the person getting...

May 24, 2017

Paying rent on time

Daily Halacha

Paying rent on time: Rent of object:[1] It is an obligation to pay rent for an animal or item on time, and if one delays doing so he transgresses a negative command.[2] Rent of land/house:[3] Some Poskim[4] rule one who does not pay...

May 18, 2017

Crying on Shabbos

Daily Halacha

May one cry on Shabbos? One who receives pleasure from crying, may cry on Shabbos.[1] Thus, one may cry out of feelings of yearning and Dveikus for Hashem, such as occurs by those who Daven with concentration.[2] Furthermore, if one is...

May 16, 2017

Buying baby items prior to birth

Daily Halacha

May one buy items for a child before he is born? Yes. There is no prohibition recorded against doing so. Nevertheless, some have the custom to abstain from doing so due to Ayin Hara. One who did not receive this tradition is not...

May 14, 2017

Lag BaOmer

Daily Halacha, Sefiras Haomer

1. Historical background-What occurred on Lag BaOmer? It is accustomed to increase slightly in joy on Lag BaOmer.[1] Various reasons behind this celebration have been recorded.[2] The classical reason recorded in Poskim[3] is that on...

May 10, 2017

Pesach Sheiyni

Daily Halacha, Pesach

Pesach Sheiyni Background of Pesach Sheiyni:[1] In the times of the Temple, a person who did not bring the Pesach offering in the 14th of Nissan, either due to being impure or due to being a distance from Jerusalem, was required to...

May 7, 2017

International Dateline

Daily Halacha, Sefiras Haomer

What is the law if one crossed the international dateline and went back or forward a weekday?[1] Example 1-Traveled from California To Australia: One traveled from California to Australia on Sunday night, the 15th day of Omer, on a...

May 4, 2017

Shabbos Electric urn

Daily Halacha

May an electric water urn be used for Shabbos?[1] The water is heated based on a thermostat: Some Poskim[2] rule a thermostat based electric water urn may not be used on Shabbos as the amount of water that is in the pot effects when...

May 3, 2017

Halachic validity of a check

Daily Halacha

Definition of a check in Halacha:[1] There is a dispute amongst today’s Poskim as to the status of a check according to Halacha. Some Poskim[2] rule it is viewed as a mere promise document which has no Halachic validity.[3] It is...

April 26, 2017

Making a Hefsek during Hallel

Daily Halacha

  Hefsek-Making an interval to answer Amen and the like:[1] Complete Hallel: When the complete Hallel is recited, the laws of making a Hefsek [speech interval] during Hallel has the same laws as a Hefsek during the reading of the...

April 24, 2017

Checking flour for insects-Part 1

Daily Halacha

Checking flour for insects: A. Flour insects: Worms and other insects that are found in flour are forbidden to be eaten.[1] This applies even if the flour was kept in a vessel.[2] This applies irrelevant of the size of the insect [so...

March 30, 2017

The Chumra of Gebrochts

Audio & Video, Daily Halacha

  Matzah Shruyah/Gebrochts:[1] What is it? Matzah that has come to contact with water either by cooking with water or dipping in water. The Law: The Chassidic custom is not to eat any Matzah dipped in water due to a suspicion that...

March 26, 2017

Egg Matzah-Matzah Ashira

Audio & Video, Daily Halacha

  A. Understanding the liquids that turn flour into Chametz: Water and water derivatives:[1] The Biblical definition of Chameitz refers only to dough that has been kneaded with water or with water derivatives. Only water or water...

March 16, 2017

Broken glasses on Shabbos

Audio & Video, Daily Halacha

  May one fix broken glasses and are they considered Muktzah? Lens came out: It is forbidden to reinsert the lens into the frame even loosely.[1] However, the lens itself is not considered Muktzah[2] unless it shattered or the...

March 13, 2017

Shushan Purim

Audio & Video, Daily Halacha

  Shushan Purim: Increasing in festivities in un-walled cities:[1] One is obligated to slightly[2] increase in joy and festivities on Shushan Purim [during the day[3]], and so is the custom.[4] [However, on the night of the 15th,...

March 7, 2017

The Mishloach Manos Menu

Audio & Video, Daily Halacha

  Mishloach Manos-What is one to send-Must one send two different blessings?[1] One needs to send at least two[2] gifts of meat or other foods to one person. [Today the custom is to send sweets as Mishloach Manos.[3] There is no...

February 27, 2017

Using secular dates

Audio & Video, Daily Halacha

  May one use the English dates verbally or in writing?[1] The years: Some Poskim[2] rule it is Biblically forbidden to write English dates.[3] Other Poskim[4] however rule it is permitted.[5] Practically, the custom is to be...

February 26, 2017

Marbim Besimcha

Audio & Video, Daily Halacha

  Marbim Besimcha:[1] One is to increase in joy throughout the month of Adar.[2] [Hence one is to rejoice himself, his wife and children during this month, similar to the Mitzvah of rejoicing them on Yom Tov.[3] Included in this...

February 15, 2017

Value of Peruta

Audio & Video, Daily Halacha

  How much is a Peruta?[1] The Peruta was the smallest form of currency in the times of the Mishna and Talmud. It was a copper coin. Its silver worth is the weight of half a barley which is about .025 grams.[2] Thus, the worth of...

February 9, 2017

Tu Beshvat

Audio & Video, Daily Halacha

The Laws and Customs of Tu Beshvat  Introduction: The day of Tu Beshvat is a Halachic date that affects the laws of Kashrus of fruits. Due to this, it has become known as Rosh Hashanah Leilanos.[1] Throughout the generations other...

February 9, 2017

Shabbos Shira

Audio & Video, Daily Halacha

  Standing for Shira:[1] The custom is to stand for the reading of Shira. Zeicher/Zecher:[2] There is dispute amongst Poskim[3] as whether one is to read Zeicher Amalek or Zecher Amalek. Practically one is to read both...

February 7, 2017

How to attach to a Tzaddik?

Audio & Video, Daily Halacha

  How to attach to the Talmid Chacham/Rebbe/Sage/:[1] The Sages[2] commanded and said that one is to attach to the dust of their feet and drink their words with thirst. [Women are also commanded to listen to the words of the Sages...

January 30, 2017

Jewish Cemeteries

Audio & Video, Daily Halacha

  Burying in a Jewish cemetery Burying near a Tzaddik, and near a Rasha and near a non-Frum Jew:[1] One may not bury a Rasha near a Tzaddik [and certainly may not bury a Tzaddik near a Rasha]. Furthermore, one may not even bury a...

January 29, 2017

Drinking during a meal

Audio & Video, Daily Halacha

  Drinking during a meal of bread:[1] Some Poskim[2] rule one is not Biblically obligated to recite Birchas Hamazon after eating [a satiating meal of bread[3]] unless he drank [a liquid[4]] during the meal.[5] This however only...

January 24, 2017

Yichud in Taxis

Audio & Video, Daily Halacha

  Yichud in a taxi:[1] When a woman takes a taxi with a male taxi driver, or a man takes a taxi with a female taxi driver, the possibility of a Yichud prohibition arises.[2] This is dependent on several factors as will be...

January 3, 2017

Bayis Malei Sefarim

Audio & Video, Daily Halacha

Bayis Malei Sefarim-Purchasing Torah literature:[1] It is a Mitzvah [and obligation[2]] to publish [and purchase[3]] Chumashim, Mishnah, Gemara and their commentaries.[4] Some Poskim[5] rule that today this Mitzvah is a positive...

January 2, 2017

Tallis Katan covering chest

Audio & Video, Daily Halacha

  Tzitzis covering the chest:[1] Based on Kabala[2], the Tallis Katan is to cover the entire chest area [up until the neck]. Hence if one has a V neck Tallis Katan he is to sew or button the sides. [If one has a Tallis Katan with a...

December 28, 2016

Moving the Menorah

Chanukah, Daily Halacha

Moving a Menorah May one move the Menorah after it is lit? What if the Menorah is blocking the doorway, or one fears from the children? The Sages decreed against moving the Menorah while its Mitzvah is fulfilled. The following are the...