New answers tagged

3

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.


10

The Rama to Orach Chayim 135:2 writes that if a whole tzibbur missed last weeks laining they should lain both this weeks parsha and last weeks. With regards to a tzibbur missing many shabbasim it is a machlokes. The Mishna Brurah 135:6 brings both opinion. One holds that they make up every single week missed,and according to the other opinion the tzibbur ...


0

Rashi says: דאין מורידין דמים מקדושתן ובית הכנסת בחשיבותו עוםד The money is not removed from its kedusha and the shul stays in its original status. Rashi is explaining לא שנו that the original statement that the kedusha was not removed from the money unless ... then follows the circumstance that the kedusha remains on the money unless the טובי ...


0

In contrast to R. Feinstein's responsum permitting this (cited in Aaron's answer), R. Yitzchak Abadi has a responsum (Ohr Yitzchak 2:51) forbidding this. He cites R. Feinstein's responsum on the matter and rejects R. Feinstein's Talmudic interpretations that justified his permissive ruling. As for the issue that a blind person will never be able to attend ...


1

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 ...


Top 50 recent answers are included