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I'm not sure if there are any exact prohibitions because Santa Claus did not exist during the times of the great Sages and Gedolim of old. However, I do believe it is said a Jew should not celebrate during a pagan holiday. Christmas certainly is a pagan holiday, so I would steer clear.
Good Question! The halacha can be very confusing for this subject but here are the basics. Most everything regarding this subject can be found in the Kitzur Shulchan Aruch in Siman 4. Expose only what is necessary to use the bathroom. You can not think Torah thoughts in the bathroom, unless by not thinking about Torah will lead you to thinking lustfully. ...
Rabbi Yosef Zvi Rimon of Yeshivat Har Etzion states: What is considered "rounded?" The Bi'ur Halakha (s.v. Ve-lo) rejects the notion that a token rounding is sufficient to exempt a garment from tzitzit, but remains undecided about the amount of rounding necessary to exempt the garment. There are Acharonim, though, who do venture opinions. The ...
Halachos of the Bathroom Written by Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits of KOF-K Kosher Supervision gives a summary of the halachos of the bathroom. However, it does not deal with the subject of removing ones clothing. The article is too big to summarize here and I do not have the time to add the halachose regarding clothing right now. Have a good Shabbos
Shemonah Esrei should not be davened in sleep clothes as it is not respectful to approach the King of all kings in such a manner.Regarding a nightgown without a belt or separation at the waist, "libo ro'eh es ha'erva" is less problematic by a woman as her erva is situated "below" instead of directly facing the heart as by a male.
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