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General rule - if property is owned by a Jew, as is the case of just about every yeshiva that I know, then they must do bedikat chametz. IIRC, if one leaves the property more than 1 month before Pesach and will not be returning before then, no bedika is required. I can't say that this is what occurs in Israeli yeshivot. But in U.S. this is not the case, so a ...


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Rabbi Belsky a'h once said in shiur that the source forBein HaZmanim is found in the words of Rava in Brachos 35b:  א''ל רבא לרבנן במטותא מינייכו ביומי ניסן וביומי תשרי לא תתחזו קמאי כי היכי דלא תטרדו במזונייכו כולא שתא. Rava said to the Rabbis I request of you in the days of Nisan and in the days of Tishrei do not appear before me so that you will not be ...


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http://www.bhol.co.il/forums/topic.asp?topic_id=2812923&forum_id=19616 גם הבחורים מבטלים רוב הימים בבין הזמנים והולכים ברחובות בביטולים וטיולים....". מהרש"א, (הרב שמואל אליעזר אידלש, פולניה 1555-1631), חדושי אגדות לשבת דף קיט עמוד ב, בד"ה ואמר רבא). באר שבע בהקדמה: "ביומי דמפגרי בהו רבנן שקורין בארצינו בין הזמנים"; (1550-1623) This seems to be an old ...


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When I was in Yeshiva, a world renowned Posek* had a Q&A session with us, and the question came up regarding if you know that a teacher takes test questions from some online question bank if you're allowed to search them up and study directly from those questions. He answered emphatically yes. If I recall correctly (it's been a few years since I heard ...


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R' Moshe Feinstein said that one may not steal the regents exam (even for furthering Torah study), and those that cheat on the regents exam don't just violate Geneivas Daas but are guilty of outright theft from their future employer by falsely representing themselves as having passed the exam. The issue is not stealing from the Regents board. The issue is ...



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