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Preparing kitniyot for Shabbat immediately after Pesach

Not eating Kitniot (legumes,lentils and rice) is a minhag (Iggeros Moshe O.C. III:63 confirms this approach as a reason why we don't add extra kitnios like potatoes, sunflower seeds etc.) and only ...
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Eruv Tavshilin and cooking immediately before shabbat

Mishnah Berurah 527:3 writes: וכתבו האחרונים דביו"ט שחל להיות בע"ש יזהר להקדים הכנת מאכליו לשבת בכדי שיגמר מלאכתו בעוד יום גדול דסמוך לחשיכה בזמן דלא שייך שיצטרך לו ביו"ט גופא הלא יש כאן לתא דמלאכה ...
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Maharal on Eruv Tavshilin

At least one instance is in Netzach Yisrael Ch. 46: ויש לפרש כי זה ענין מצות עירוב תבשילין, שיום טוב הסמוך לשבת מניח עירוב תבשילין מבעוד יום קודם יום טוב, ואז אף ביום טוב יכול לתקן מאכלו לשבת. כי ...
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Why don't we need to eat the eruv chatzerot?

Eruv tavshilin gives you permissions to cook for shabbos because you need to cook for shabbos and you are showing it by starting to cook and bake even before yom tov started. So those 2 foods are your ...
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Cooking food for people in Giyur process (Eruv Tavshilin)

The purpose of Eruv Tavshilin is to enable a Jewish person to cook for other Jewish people on Yom Tov for the Shabbos immediately following the Yom Tov. A Jewish person cannot cook for a non-Jew on ...
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shehecheyanu on eruv tavshilin

There are some suggestions at this Web site: http://dinonline.org/2017/05/02/why-dont-we-say-a-shehechiyanu-on-the-mitzvah-of-eruv-tavshilin/
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Person in Eretz Yisrael making Eiruv Tavshilin for Bnei Chutz L'Aretz

This is not a funny question at all, in fact, many Poskim discuss the question. The Biur Halacha in Siman 527 says that the Rav of the city could make an eiruv for others even if he already made one ...
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May one roll a Sefer Torah on Friday Yom Tov for Shabbat use?

While there is a three way machlokes about rolling the sefer torah because of Hachana, Rav Shlomo Zalman Aurbach rules that he can do so if he is practicing the leining at the time that he rolls it. ...
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May one roll a Sefer Torah on Friday Yom Tov for Shabbat use?

It's a good thing that I asked my rav this evening, and he sent me this. It says: One may not shtel the Sefer on the first day of Yom Tov for the second day, or on Shabbat for Yom Tov. Regarding ...
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Is every member of the community responsible for making his own eiruv tavshilin?

I was told by a Rav of my community that we could rely on him making it for us. He said that in general this depends on the community.
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