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First of all, it's not so obvious that this is prohibited in the first place. Pesachim 111a says that a person is not allowed to walk between two woman or have a woman walk between you (a man) and a friend, and the context there implies that this is a dangerous thing to do (probably because of something related to magic or ruach ra'ah, see Eliyah Rabbah 3:10 ...


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According to the Kitzur Shulchan Aruch 122:5, cutting nails is only forbidden during shavua shechal bo. קציצת הצפרנים אין לאסור רק בשבוע שחל בו תשעה באב... Cutting the fingernails should not be prohibited except in the week of the 9th of Av. (I wouldn't have known this if @Danny Schoemann hadn't posted it to his Halacho a Day blog a couple weeks ...


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Netay Gabriel hilchus yichud chaper 57 (footnotes there bring sources) From Paragraph 1: he brings opinion that indoors no problem. From Paragraph 3: if they (the woman) are all staying or walking in one place no problem (from the source he brings (shilmas Chaim part 2 chapter 35 it is not clear to me what he meens, maybe it is a misprint). From Paragraph ...


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As far as I can tell from the Star-K and the Kof-K you linked to, an overwhelming collection of traditional Jewish sources would obligate the grill in tevilah. Thus I would be very surprised to find such a leniency, and it would be hard to rely on it even if it does exist. Perhaps (and I speculate) what you have seen / what has confused others about the ...


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I asked a similar question to a prominent Israeli Mechaber-Sefarim. He said there is no problem of following one Rabbi in one topic or sub-topic (such as the Brachah on cake) and another Rabbi in another topic or sub-topic (such as shinui makom - a change of place in regards to Brachos). If you follow two different Poskim with-in the same sub-topic, you ...


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R. Gil Student writes: In summary, according to the Sha’ar Ha-Melekh, you may not assist someone to do something you consider forbidden even if he follows a different legitimate view. According to the Mabit, Kesav Sofer and R. Auerbach, you need not be concerned about lifnei iveir if someone follows a legitimate lenient view. ... From what we ...



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