Aseres Hadibros: Standing, How to read

Standing during Aseres Hadibros:[1] It is an old custom amongst many communities to stand during the reading of Aseres Hadibros.[2] Some Poskim[3], however, rule one is not  allowed to stand during Aseres Hadibros.[4] Practically, the Chabad custom is to stand, facing the Sefer Torah.[5] If the entire congregation is standing […]

May one use a door knocker on Shabbos?

May one use a door knocker on Shabbos?[1] Background-Making noise with an item on Shabbos: The sages prohibited one from sounding music on Shabbos, due to the crazy one way come to fix musical instruments.[2] Included in this prohibition is sounding any sound with the intent of making it into […]