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You can ask the OU to confirm, but yes, they have a Jew present constantly when the cheese is being made. They may have some days where the cheese is not Kosher and they have arrangements to have that sold as non-Kosher. Yes, that is expensive. Next to meat, it is the most expensive form of Kosher certification. See here: The supervision provided by ...
Nitei Gavriel Aveilus2 77:4 in the name of Orach Chaim 568:7 and Rama Yoreh Deah 402:12 and Maharash 457 that the day of the Yarzheit is always the day of death. However Shaalos U'Tshuvos Massas Binyamin 84 says that this is only after the first year, since if it is celebrated on the day of death on the first year, at times they will not have completed the ...
From a responsum of Rabbi Dickstein approved by the Rabbinical Assembly: When the exact date of death is unknown, one custom is to observe the date of the funeral as the yahrzeit. Another option, when it is impossible to determine the date of death, is for the relative to choose a day on which to observe the yahrzeit. This seems to be be most ...
My wife used to co-own a lady's hat store. Since most of her clients were Jewish women, she would not allow any man into the store while women customers were in the store. Religious reasons! Women had their head uncovered and a man could not see a woman's uncovered hair. I can't say if she allowed men to buy a lady's hat when there were no women in the ...
chabad.org Lubavitch's primary online voice carries a fine review of the book: http://www.chabad.org/news/article_cdo/aid/2619597/jewish/Biography-of-the-Rebbe-Hits-New-York-Times-Best-Seller-List.htm It would seem they strongly approve.
Sotah 46a-b also the rambam melachim 5-1:
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