According to the Ta”z (OC 665), who holds that it is forbidden to smell the Haddas once it was bundled - even before it was used for the Mitzvah - is one permitted to smell it on the first day of Sukkos when it fell out on Shabbos, being that the Mitzvah has not yet arrived?

  • Why would it be assur, as you said there is no mitzvah yet
    – wfb
    Oct 12, 2023 at 1:37
  • @wfb I’m just wondering why no one says so, the way it is brought down with regards to Shofar, when Rosh Hashanah is on Shabbos
    – שלום
    Oct 12, 2023 at 1:43
  • A shofar is muktzeh, so is a hadas but if you don't move it presumably you can smell it
    – wfb
    Oct 12, 2023 at 3:36
  • @wfb, but you may not derive any benefit from it on Rosh Hashanah when it falls out on a weekday
    – שלום
    Oct 12, 2023 at 5:58


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