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The prohibition of preparing for the weekday on Shabbos or Yomtov (Shulchan Aruch O.C. 503:1).

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Can I carry a shofar to shul on Yom Kippur?

In a place that has an eruv, can one carry a shofar to shul on Yom Kippur (e.g. during the break between Musaf and Mincha) so that it can be used at the end of neilah? or is there an issue of muktzeh,...
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Getting a shot on Shabbat to prepare one to save a life after Shabbat

Related Can we violate Shabbos to inject a vaccine? This is not a current situation, but reflects a real set of circumstances that does actually happen. Assuming (as the linked question does) that ...
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How do hotels set up for the 2nd Seder?

I had heard from several rabbanim that one is not allowed to prepare anything on the 1st day of Pesach for the 2nd day (hachanah). This includes Seder preparations. I'm curious how they do this in ...
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May one reposition Sifrei Torah on Shabbat?

Scenario / Example: This Shabbat is parshat Sheqalim, the first of 4 special Shabbatot before Pesach. We will take out two Sifrei Torah. Upon returning the Torot to the ark, one would like to shift ...
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Studying for a test during shabbos

Is there an Issur to study on Shabbas for a test that will take place after Shabbas? Would it be considered an Hachuna from Shabbos to Chol? And if so, is there any difference between a test that's ...
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Hachana l'tzorech hatzibbur

There is a Rabbinic prohibition of preparing (hachana) on Shabbath or Yom Tov for after Shabbath or Yom Tov. This is the reason why we customarily do not clear after seudah shlishith (unless the table/...
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Napping on Shabbos to stay up for Shavuos

This years Shavuos falls out on Motzei Shabbos. The minhag for many Jews is to stay up all night learning. There is also a prohibition on Shabbos to prepare for after shabbos, this is called "Hachono"...
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Preparing for the weekday on Shabbos after nightfall

We know there is an issur of hachanah on Shabbos (preparing from Shabbos for the weekday.) Is there a problem of hachanah (preparing something) "on Shabbos" when it's already after nightfall and no ...
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Preparing for a fast by eating/drinking on Shabbos

If the fast of Tisha B'av comes out on Sunday, is it a problem of preparing for after Shabbos on Shabbos to eat or drink more than one normally would on Shabbos? If a fast were on Tuesday, and one ...
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Is there a prohibition to pack on shabbat?

Say one is bored on a Saturday afternoon. Is it permissible--if one finds it entertaining--to pack his suit case when leaving on a long trip the following day?
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Why can't Eliyahu come on Shabbos Erev Pesach?

The Gemara in Pesachim (13a) writes that R' Elazar Ben Yehuda from Bartosa says that if the day before Pesach falls on Shabbos (when one can't burn Chametz), one should destroy all his Chametz on ...
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Is there a law of Hachana?

The Gemara (Eiruvin 38) says that R' Eliezer holds of Hachana or else one would be allowed to lechatchila make an eiruv on the second day. On the other hand, when R' Chisda says that there is such a ...
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Preparing food on Shabbos for Bein Hashmoshos

I have asked in a different question for the citation to the Pri Megadim that I've heard says it's ossur to cook on yom tov for the purpose of eating the food Bein Hashmoshos. Although a makor for ...