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What are the standards for bathroom design?

Starting from scratch in building a multiple occupancy bathroom, what standards should be maintained in its design and construction? There are plenty of relevant halachos regarding modesty and proper ...
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Mezuza on an elevator?

Today I walked into a building and discovered that someone had taped a mezuza onto the "doorpost" of the elevator. The elevator is about 1m x 1m square - way too small for a room to justify having a ...
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How is an eruv string usually attached to a lechi (pole/upright)?

I know that when building an eruv, the string has to go over the top of the lechi (pole/upright). This document had some great illustrations. I'm just curious, which method is most durable? Which ...
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Milchig / Fleishig Arrangement

When designating which sink in a kitchen is Milchig and which is Fleishig, is there any preferred method for which should side should be which. (Eg left meat and right milk, or vice versa)? What about ...
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How do you build an eruv from your house to your sukkah?

I know people do this (if there's no eruv in town, or if you're afraid the eruv will be down at the end of a 3-day yomtov); I think it involves a string from the sukkah to the house? Please explain. ...
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Remembering the Churban on your home? [closed]

How do we remember the Churban on our homes?
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What can I use for schach?

What materials can be used for the top of a Sukkah?