Shacharis on Tisha Beav

This Halacha is an excerpt from our Sefer Buy me here or on Amazon.com Shacharis: Netilas Yadayim until knuckles:[1] In the morning, one only washes his fingers up until his knuckles, having intention to remove the impurity which they contain. [At the conclusion of Tisha B’av, prior to saying Kiddush Levana, one rewashes his […]

Maariv on Tisha Beav

This Halacha is an excerpt from our Sefer Buy me here or on Amazon.com Maariv: Removing the Paroches:[1] [Prior to Maariv] one is to remove the Paroches from the Aron.[2] [In some communities, the Paroches is not removed, but rather moved to the side, hence revealing the doors of the Aron.[3] The Chabad custom […]

Diminishing comfort when sleeping

This Halacha is an excerpt from our Sefer Buy me here or on Amazon.com Diminishing comfort when sleeping:[1] Sleeping on the floor or with a stone under the head: Some people are accustomed to sleep on the floor on the night of Tisha B’av.[2] Some people are accustomed to place a stone under their […]

Trimming the mustache during the three weeks

Trimming the mustache during the three weeks:[1] One may trim any mustache[2] hair that interferes with him eating. [This applies even during the week of Tisha B’av.[3] However, some Poskim[4] rule that during the week that Tisha B’av falls in, it is forbidden to trim any mustache hair, even if […]

Buying items during the three weeks

This Halacha is an excerpt from our Sefer Buy me here or on Amazon.com Buying items other than clothing: Until the nine days: It is permitted to buy all non-clothing items from the 17th of Tammuz until the start of the nine days. Seemingly, this applies even towards expensive items, and items that bring […]

May one enter a non-Kosher restaurant?

May one enter a non-Kosher restaurant?[1] In general, it is forbidden to enter into a non-Kosher restaurant due to Maras Ayin even if there are no Jews in the vicinity.[2] However, in a time of great need [such as one is very hungry or needs the bathroom] and there is […]