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Why not take high elevation into account for calculating zmanim?

A correction is necessary - the זמנים כהלכתם explicitly writed that only for צאת הכוכבים does elevation not matter. The explanation given is that צאת הכוכבים is determined by the darkness of the ...
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Non-Halachic Marriages, Mamzerim, and Baalei Teshuva

Many returnees to Judaism were born out of reform or conservative marriages. In the case of such a person, assuming their parents were not learned in Torah whatsoever, but whose mother is Jewish and ...
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Wiping toilet seat on Shabbos

The שולחן ערוך 208:34 allow moving disgusting things such as excrement and allows it if it is in an area that people live in. A bathroom is part of such areas. כל דבר מטונף כגון רעי וקיא וצואה בין של ...
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Do any poskim permit one to recite Parshas Hamon on Tisha b’Av?

The פסקי תשובות סימו תקנ"ד אות ד brings a minhag that relies on the ט"ז ס"ק ג which the פ"ת understands to hold that according to the רמ"א, anything that is part of the ...
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