See here for a transcription of Rav Heinemann's shiur yesterday on the relevant topics.
Laining - One is not יוצא when he lains from a חומש. However, there is
an ענין to have a זכר of laining and read from a חומש. This applies to
the הפטרה as well. It does not hurt to read פרשת החדש as well. We find
that they lained הפטרה when they could not lain ...
Thanks to @Meir, I found that the Rambam in Sefer HaMitzvos Shoresh § 9 brings this concept. In the Shabsi Frankel edition they list the following twelve places:
After checking out the Rav ...
Multiple rabbis in various communities that I'm aware of either live-streamed their sermon on Thursday night or recorded themselves delivering it and sent out the recording on Thursday night or Friday.
R. YM Tucazinsky writes in Ir Hakodesh Vehamikdash vol. III ch. 26 p. 355 that those in Jerusalem recite neither tachanun nor lamnatzeiach on Sunday 16 Adar.
R. S. Deblitzky in Purim Meshulash, ch. 7 p. 132 writes that those outside of a walled city do recite tachanun and lamnatzeiach on Sunday 16 Adar, but notes that one who is accustomed not to do so has ...
Shabbat Candles can be lit from a time called Plag Hamincha, about 1 1/4 seasonal hours before sunset. Check myzmanim.com or a similar site to find the correct time in your area.
At its shortest, Plag Hamincha is still half an hour or so before candlelighting time in most of the world. That leaves enough time to light candles before a standard synagogue ...
Disclaimer: Nothing on this site is intended to be used as an actual ruling in real life, but especially here where it could end up as a matter of life or death please do not take this as any sort of ruling.
Without getting into the details of what level violations would be involved in any given case, there is a responsum (Igrot Moshe Y.D. 3:155) from R. ...
Rabbi Herschel Schachter explains that this is only in a definite pikuach nefesh situation.
If the government or a physician has decided that an individual must
remain in isolation over the course of Yom Tov and this individual has
a psychological condition where physicians who know this patient have
determined that there is a possibility that this ...