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I am answering the OP, who is not referencing Yom Kippur. Yes, because a seudat mitzvah trumps a fast. There are a number of things that can override a personal decision to fast, such as, health, or even a simchat brit.


The Beur Halacha says that beshaas hadechak, in pressing circumstances, when you make kiddush you can have in mind to eat in another room in the same building. He concludes that if you can see the other room, then in all circumstances it's fine, so long as you had in mind to eat there. My guess has always been that in certain shuls the Rabbi is concerned ...

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