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Q&A From the Bais HaVaad Halacha Hotline

About Face Dayan Yehoshua Grunwald October 21, 2021   Q At a recent wedding, I danced but didn’t eat. Would I be considered panim chadashos at one of the sheva brachos? A Sheva brachos may be recited only if panim…

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Q&A From the Bais HaVaad Halacha Hotline

Deserted Wine Dayan Yehoshua Grunwald October 14, 2021   Q We are making a shalosh seudos sheva brachos that will go until the time for Ma’ariv. Who, if anyone, should drink the kosos of sheva brachos? A One may not…

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Q&A From the Bais HaVaad Halacha Hotline

24/7 Dayan Yehoshua Grunwald October 1, 2021   Q  Our daughter got married on Tuesday, and the chupah ended half an hour before sunset. Today, Monday, is the final sheva brachos, but it’s 20 minutes after shkiah and we just…

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Q&A From the Bais HaVaad Halacha Hotline

In a Bind Dayan Yosef Greenwald September 17, 2021   Q Given that women are not obligated in the mitzvah of arba’ah minim, may a woman bind the minim together in the koishekel? A R’ Yehuda (Mishnah, third perek of…

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Q&A From the Bais HaVaad Halacha Hotline

General Admission Rav Aryeh Finkel September 10, 2021   Q  In the Vidui of Yom Kippur, some aveiros, such as chilul Shabbos, are not mentioned. Must I insert my own aveiros that are not listed into the Vidui? A The Gemara…

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Q&A From the Bais HaVaad Halacha Hotline

In Good Order Dayan Yosef Greenwald September 2, 2021   Q May I look at a sefer during the long chazaras hashatz of Musaf on Rosh Hashanah? A Although many poskim frown on this at any time (see, e.g., Mishnah…

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Q&A From the Bais HaVaad Halacha Hotline

Service Elevator Dayan Yehoshua Grunwald August 26, 2021   Q Our daughter is engaged, and her chassan is coming this Shabbos for the meals. May she serve him his food? A Until they marry, the chassan and kallah are arayos to…

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Q&A From the Bais HaVaad Halacha Hotline

Forbidden Fruit? Rav Aryeh Finkel August 12, 2021 Q I purchased a small blueberry bush with small clusters of berries to plant in my yard. Does this present an orlah problem? A  The Mishnah (Kidushin 37a) states that unlike other…

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