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Rabbi Sh'lomo Zalman Auerbach is cited in Sh'miras Shabas K'hilchasah (1979 edition, chapter 11 footnote 6) as saying that cut tomatoes are not included in the category of "foods commonly preserved by salting" nowadays [meaning: in his days] and therefore can be salted (for use the same day). RSZA adds, SSK says, that he would say the same about radishes, ...


To put it simple, it's not simple. There's many issues you need to be aware of. Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, a Rabbi in Melbourne, put together an in depth article about showering on Y"T. Below I attached the checklist for what you need to know to take a shower, but in order to understand the reasoning and opinions behind it, read the (long) section about ...


Google is your friend! The COR, Chabad, the OU, and the Star-K say you can light a burner from a pilot light on yom tov.

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