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R Moshe Shternbuch (Moadim uZmannim 7:117) says that while the best thing is to say Shehechiyanu at Kiddush like everyone else, a woman who on Yom Tov will say Shehechiyanu at candle lighting and says the blessing on lighting before lighting the candles should be instructed to say the Shechiyanu blessing after lighting the candles to avoid any concerns of ...


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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 ...


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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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Yamim Tovim are designed for families, the family has a Seder, the family sits in the Succah, the family dances on Simchat Torah. Family oriented holidays can be depressing for people without family because they are left out. If you try helping out a family that needs help (e.g. Disabled child) over these periods you will find yourself more in the swing of ...


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B"H, I have solved my problem. I will post my experience here in case it could help anyone else. It turns out that what was making Yom Tov impossible for me was the fact that I lived alone and spent most of the time alone, except for going out to shul and perhaps one seudah a day. I would not recommend this to anyone. If you have ever tried it--please don'...



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