• Halocha

  • If an Ashkenaz Jew prays with the Sefardik pronunciation does he fulfill his obligation of praying?

  • By skipping which part of the blessing does one not fulfill saying it?

  • Could one say words of Torah if he is in doubt whether or not there is excrement in his field of vision?

  • Does putting perfume to take away from a bad smell help one to say words of Torah?

  • Machlokes between the Rosh and the Rashba if one could say a blessing or words of Torah if he sees excrement that are in another room

  • What is the difference between praying shemoneh esrai (the standing prayer) and saying shma when urine is near a person?

  • In what case doesn’t one need to pray again if he discovered after he prayed that he had feces on his clothing?

  • Could one answer Omain when there is an erva in front of him?

  • Could one make a blessing/say shma etc. in front of an erva of a child?

  • Could a man listen to a woman giving a lecture?

  • How should a girl who was never married yet keep her hair?

  • Machlokes between the Rosh and the Rashba if a woman can say a blessing in front of another woman that is not dressed modestly?

  • Could one give a Torah lecture if he knows that among his listeners would be women that are not dressed modestly?

  • Could one pray/say Shma in shorts?

  • How could a woman say a blessing while immersing in a mikvah while she is not dressed?

  • What does one need to do to be able to say a blessing while in the water if he is naked?

  • Why is one allowed to answer “Amein” if an “erva” is in front of him?

  • In what situations does one’s heart see one’s erva?

  • When is a 13 year old boy considered to be a full-fledged man?

  • In what case do we postpone a burial procession because of Shma?

  • Why could one say Kaddish in a cemetery but can’t pray there?

  • Why does an onen (a close relative of a deceased before burial) count sefirah but is exempt from doing other mitzvos?

  • Why according to some opinions should an onen (a close relative of a deceased before burial) say the evening Shma while it is still Shabbos?

  • In what case does a person that didn’t pray Shacharis because he was burying his close relative need to pray 2 times Mincha?

  • Why does one need to interrupt his meal, wait and say Shma if he began to eat during half an hour before the stars come out?

  • What should one do according to the opinion of the Pri Migodim if he missed Shacharis?

  • Machlokes between Rashi and Rabbeinu Tam if a father is obligated to teach Shma to his child of 6-7 years old

  • How could a blind person say the blessing of “yotzair Ohr” (that Hashem gives light) if he can’t see the light?

  • Machlokes between the Mogein Avrohom and the Mechaber on what is more important: to “cut shma” and say kedusha or combine geula with tefilla (combine the blessing after Shma with shemoneh esrei)

  • What prayers are said when cutting the Shma

  • Machlokes between Rav Eliashiv and Rav Chaim Kanievsky if one fulfill the mitzvah of remembering Yitzias Mitzrayim (exodus of Egypt) by just thinking about it or does he need to actually say it?

  • If a person is praying faster than the congregation where should he pause in the prayer and wait for them?

  • Is it a good idea for a Chazzan not to finish the brocha of Goyal Yisroel (blessing of redemption) out loud so the congregation wouldn’t need to answer Omein and make an interruption?

  • If one gets a pair of tefilin in the middle of shma, why does he put them on with a blessing but by a talis he puts it on without a blessing?

  • Why could one interrupt his reading of the Shma if he was called to the Torah for an aliya?

  • On what part of Kaddish and Kedusha could one answer to in the middle of Shma?

  • In what situations can one interrupt while saying Shma?

  • In what case should one have in mind that he isn’t fulfilling his obligation when he says Shma together with the congregation?

  • If one fell asleep while saying shma or any other prayer in what case would he have to repeat it?

  • What does one need to do if he is not sure if he said a certain sentence in Shma or not?

  • Could one give tzedokah (charity) while saying Shma?

  • What does one need to do if while saying the first sentence of Shma he realized that he is not having kavona (concentration)?

  • What part of Shma can’t be said while walking?

  • In what case don’t we protest when one is saying Shma while lying on his side?

  • In what case could one eat without a blessing?

  • What is the halachic difference if one says Shma in Hebrew or if he says it in a different language?

  • Why should one not leave the place where he ate without making a final blessing (brocha achroina)?

  • In what case does one not need to make a new blessing on his food/drink when he leaves his place of eating/drinking and then returns to continue?

  • In what case would one not need to repeat the blessing on fruits if he began to eat in one room and continued to eat in another in the same house?

  • On what food according to the Ramo does one need to repeat a blessing if he changed the place where he ate?

  • In what case doesn’t one need to make blessing on fruits eaten at a bread meal?

  • Machlokes between the Mechaber and the Ramo if one needs to make a separate blessing by a bread meal on food that was brought to him unexpectedly

  • In what case does one need to make separate blessings on fruits eaten at a bread meal?

  • What advice is given to someone who wants to eat cooked fruits in the middle of a meal in order to avoid the doubt of whether or not to make a blessing?

  • Does one need to make a blessing before and after eating fruits, potatoes, cookies eaten before a meal?

  • Why is spilling over wine during Havdola not considered “wasting food”?

  • In what case is one not obligated to pick up food from the floor?

  • What could be the problem of one telling another: “Come to me to eat because I ate by you last time”?

  • Why could a person put a big piece of bread in his mouth on Shabbos?

  • In what case could a person who is careful to only eats pas Yisroel (bread baked by a Jew) eat pas palter (bread baked by a non-Jew)?

  • Why can’t one eat on the street?

  • What suggestion does the Stipler Gaon give to a host that invites non-religious guest to avoid the problem of giving food to a person that doesn’t make blessings?

  • What should one do if he is going to eat cooked or fried dough to come out of uncertainty in the blessing?

  • In what case does one make Hamotzi on an apple pie?

  • In what case could one fulfill the mitzvah of Kiddish even if he doesn’t understand the meaning of the words?

  • Why is it better to say “Sh’ma Yisroel” in Hebrew?

  • In what case is it better for one to sing the words of ”Shma” with the proper intonation?

  • What should one do if he did not have kavona when saying the first sentence of “Sh’ma Yisroel”?

  • What should one think about when he says the word “Echod”?

  • What does one need to pay attention to in the blessings of Shma if he is praying without a minyan?

  • What is the difference between the Ashkenazik and the Sefardik approach on how the chazzan and congregation say the last 3 words of Shma?

  • Machlokes between Rav Moshe Feinstein and Rav Tukaccinsky if one that lives in Yerushalayim needs to rip his clothing when seeing the Kosel (the western wall)

  • Can one put his fingers in the cracks of the western wall?

  • Why do Askhenazi Jews have a special decree about music on weddings in Yerusholaim?

  • Regarding the whole year, in what situations could a person listen to music?

  • Where are all the 10 commandments hinted to in Shma?

  • Could one fulfill the mitzvah of saying Sh’ma yisroel while he is teaching others Sh’ma yisroel?

  • What are the two types of kavonaos when doing a mitzvah and when does one have to have them?

  • Could one make an interruption between Ahava Raba (the blessing right before Shma) and Shma (for example to answer Amen)?

  • A person by mistake said the blessing before the evening Shma instead of saying the blessing before the morning Shma – ”yotzer ohr”. How could he fix it?

  • Does one need to repeat Shma if he already missed the time of saying Shma?

  • How early in the morning can one put on tefillin with the blessings?

  • About which Aveira is it said: “it is bent that can’t be fixed”?

  • What is better: to daven vasikin (with the raising of the sun) without a minyan or to daven at a different time but with a minyan?

  • Does one need to finish saying “sh’ma isroel” on time or only to start on time?

  • Why can’t one make an interruption after Borchu?

  • In what case could one answer Amein to Kaddish if he didn’t hear the chazzan’s voice?

  • Why should one not answer Kaddish too quietly or too loud?

  • Could one pass or sit in front of the person that saying Kaddish?

  • Different customs of answering Kaddish

  • Why does one need to make a pause between saying Amein and Yehai Shmai Raba?

  • Could one think in Torah during Kaddish?

  • In what case does one need to answer Amein twice on Kaddishim that are said simultaneously by two different people?

  • How can we protect our prayers from bad spirits?

  • Does one need to make a new blessing on his Tallis and Tefillin after going to the restroom if he went in the middle of Psukei d’zimrah (psalms)?

  • Why does one need to repeat at least one psalm before saying Yishtabach if he just used the restroom?

  • Which parts of Yishtabach must one say without pausing?

  • Which psalms in Psukei d’zimrah should one say standing?

  • On what blessings could one answer amein even in the middle of a sentence from Pesukai D’Zimrah (psalms)?

  • What should one do if he must make an interruption while saying Pesukai D’Zimrah (psalms)?

  • Does a long pause after saying Boruch Sh’omar and before starting psalms considered an interruption?

  • In which cases could one answer amein if he finishes a blessing together with the chazzan?

  • When could one answer amein on “Boruch Sh’omar”?

  • What piece of bread can’t be given to an animal?

  • When could one say Hamotzi for someone else if he already said it for himself?

  • When passing someone a piece of bread, why can’t one put the bread into the other person’s hand?

  • Who makes the blessing on bread for others: the host, a Kohen, or a talmud chochom (Torah scholar)?

  • If one has a small slice of wheat bread and a large full loaf of barley bread – on which bread should he make a blessing?

  • Could one say the blessing on bread in a different language?

  • In what case could one change the order of the blessing on washing hands and on bread?

  • Why does one need to have salt on the table for eating bread?

  • Do you need to hold all 10 fingers on the bread?

  • Why could one cut off a bigger piece of bread on Shabbos than on a weekday?

  • Why could one say Tehilim by heart?

  • What blessing can’t one say before daybreak?

  • What morning blessings can’t one say if he didn’t sleep at night?

  • Could a woman’s blessing on the Torah serve for a man to fulfill his obligation?

  • Does one need to say a blessing on Torah if he didn’t sleep at night but slept during the day?

  • Machlokes between the Beis Yosef and the Vilna Gaon if one needs to repeat the blessing on Torah if he didn’t learn Torah right after the blessing

  • Machlokes between the Rosh and the students of Rabbeinu Yona if the blessing before Shma (Ahava Raba) could be used as the blessing on Torah even if one didn’t have that intention?

  • In which blessings and prayers should we concentrate on the wellbeing of our children?

  • Machlokes between the Beis Yosef and the Vilna Gaon if one could think in Torah before saying the blessing on Torah

  • What is the advantage of saying אלקי נשמה (eloykai neshoma) right after אשר יצר (asher yotzar)?

  • Does one need to say the blessing on Torah before saying selichos?

  • Why is washing hands from а pipe/sink not sufficient for a meal?

  • What is better: to pray without a minyan but within the first 4 hours of prayer or later but with a minyan?

  • What is the priority of psalms in prayer to be said for someone who comes late to shul?

  • Why does one need to say the blessing on the Torah before praying even if he comes late to shul?

  • Why can’t one start shacharis (the morning prayer) with shma? .

  • Until when could one say the morning blessings?

  • Could one taste meat for Shabbos on Friday before Tisha B’Av?

  • Could one wipe off a stain from his clothes in the 9 days before Tisha B’Av?

  • Could one put on laundered clothes that he wants to wear in the 9 days on the Shabbos before Tisha B’Av?

  • When does one need to take off his Shabbos clothing after Shabbos in the 9 days before Tisha B’Av?

  • Why does one need to ask forgiveness from Hashem if he stole from another but not if he damaged another’s property and how is T’shuva accomplished in such cases?

  • Machlokes between the Chazon Ish and the Alter of Kelm whether verbal forgiveness but not in one’s heart is sufficient?

  • Machlokes between Rav Yosef Sholom Eliashiv and Rav Chaim Kanievsky on what part of Slichos does one need to say with the congregation

  • Machlokes between Rav Chaim Kanievsky and Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach on the best time of saying Slichos

  • What is one of the reasons for the custom of giving children chanuka gelt?

  • In what case could one say a blessing after washing his hands and after being in the restroom one after another?

  • Why is it the advantage for the head of the table to wash his hands last?

  • In what case does one need to wash his hands with a blessing during a meal?

  • Could one give bread to a person if he is not sure whether the person’s hands are washed?

  • How should one eat wet fruits if no water is available?

  • If someone who did not wash his hands – touches the hands of someone else who already washed his hands – what needs to be done?

  • What does one need to do between washing his hands for bread and wiping them, besides for saying a blessing?

  • Why does one not need to wipe his hands after dipping them in a mikvah in order to eat bread?

  • Why is a gold ring on a woman’s hand considered a chatzitza (separation) but on a man not?

  • In what case is a bandage, dirt under the nail, etc considered to be a separation?

  • How much water should be in the vessel for washing hands?

  • How could one say a blessing for washing his hands after washing?

  • Why is it good to wash hands with a bigger amount of water?

  • Midrash

  • What is the weapon of the Jews that helps them succeed?

  • How do the righteous and wicked use their heart?

  • Why does the medrash compare all attempts of destroying the Jews with a ball that one throws against the wall?

  • Hashem’s love is stronger than money

  • What does the medrash mean when it says that the Jews are different from all the other nations?

  • Why are Jews necessary for the existence of the world?

  • For what 2 sins could the Jews be completely exterminated?

  • How does the medrash compare Anti-Semites with a bird that builds her nest in the water?

  • Why were the righteous punished first when the temple was destroyed?

  • How could one achieve happiness?

  • Why are we sure that Hashem is with us even in exile?

  • Why does one need to use his eyes more carefully than any other organ?

  • What trap did the nations of the world put before the Jews?

  • Why can’t Anti-Semites succeed?

  • Why does Hashem very often punish the wicked through water?

  • Why is Avraham’s merit much greater than the merit of the Jewish mother that sacrificed her 7 children for Hashem?

  • Could a mitzvah save one from danger?

  • In what case could one give up his life?

  • What is more important: the beginning of the action or the action itself?

  • What merciful act did the Jews do to each other that caused the mercy of Hashem?

  • Repayment good with evil

  • Who is called Hashem’s spear?

  • Why is Torah in exile different?

  • Why did our weakness in helping another Jew to learn Torah cause our exile?

  • Why does Hashem save some righteous people in every generation?

  • When will the evil be destroyed?

  • How could persecutors of the Jews succeed?

  • How does Hashem grow the grains of happiness at the time of sadness?

  • What was the choice that forced Avraham to choose exile for the Jewish nation?

  • Why didn’t we setup a day of mourning after World War 2?

  • Why was our redemption only temporary?

  • The doors of repentance

  • Why wasn’t our redemption complete?

  • What is the medicine for our suffering?

  • Why do we get a reward for prayer if we need it to survive?

  • How is our non-fulfillment of the positive and negative commandments connected to the destructions of the temples?

  • Why was the righteous punished together with the sinners during the destruction of the beis hamikdosh?

  • What should one do if he saw a bad dream?

  • Clash between Jewish and Greek cultures as seen through the parables between a Jewish child and a Greek adult

  • What is needed for justice?

  • Why was the Jewish nation punished so severely?

  • Some thoughts for parents

  • Why was the 15th of Av chosen by our sages as the day of shidduchim?

  • How do Jews overcome their enemies?

  • The service that was done before in the Temple is now done by every Jew

  • Why didn’t the Shechina leave the temple right away?

  • The appeals of the great people

  • Are physical manifestations of the exile more profound than their spiritual counterparts?

  • Theory of relativity in respect to the descent of the Jewish nation

  • How do people sometimes come to Judaism?

  • How could a trace of arrogance in a prophet manifest itself?

  • Why were the Egyptians punished for enslaving the Jews if that was Hashem’s will?

  • How does the Yeitzer hora (evil inclination) come to a person?

  • Comparison of physical afflictions to afflictions of idol worship

  • How could one see Hashem’s hand in a tragedy?

  • What made the Jews ready to accept Torah and why were the other nations not?

  • Why was the second Bais Hamikdosh (temple) built so fast after the destruction of the first Bais Hamikdosh?

  • What are we missing in our lives?

  • Why are we trampled upon and consumed by the other nations?

  • How can one get an abundance of bread?

  • When don’t we have the merit of our forefathers?

  • How could one recognize G-d through Torah?

  • How is our exile connected with neglect of Torah?

  • How could one correct the sin of the first man?

  • How could one’s Torah redeem one from his sins?

  • How is the happiness of the ones who learn Torah connected with the foundation of the world?

  • Why we should not demand reward from Hashem for our mitzvos?

  • Could one put himself in danger for a mitzvah?

  • Why does king Dovid thank Hashem for a merciful judgment?

  • Why does the Torah compare the world to come to Shabbos, the desert and the ocean?

  • Whose merit could one use to be closer to Hashem?

  • Every person has an opportunity to acquire house in the world above. Every pearl in this house is priceless

  • What is better: alive dog or died lion?

  • What is the connection between this world and world above?

  • How to find a way to Hashem?

  • What does one need to remember when he falls down?

  • What is Hashem’s award for kindness?

  • Spiritual hunger in our days

  • Why did it have to be Esther the one to save the Jews?

  • Who understood Hashem’s hints?

  • How do we get mercy from Hashem?

  • Why do evil people want to destroy us in every generation?

  • Shabbos

  • Can one use a phonebook to lookup an address on Shabbos?

  • Machlokes between Rav Moshe Feinstein and Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach if blank paper is considered Muktzeh

  • What is the reason why we can’t handle items that are Muktza on Shabbos?

  • Why according to Rav Moshe Feinstein can’t one use a Non-Jew to increase the temperature of an air conditioner in one’s private house on Shabbos?

  • If a Non-Jew fixed something for a Jew on Shabbos when can a Jew have benefit from it?

  • According to Rav Moshe Feinstein what is the correct way to ask a Non-Jew if one needs to use him on Shabbos

  • Can one read the Torah section on Shabbos from a newspaper that also contains a business and news section?

  • What captions according to some can one read on Shabbos?

  • Are letters considered muktza on Shabbos in our days?

  • Could one read a guest list or a food menu on Shabbos?

  • What is the problem of saying “lend me…” on Shabbos when one wants to borrow something from another?

  • Why can’t one say to himself on Shabbos about his intention to do melocha (work) on Sunday?

  • How could one ask somebody on Shabbos if he would be available to work after Shabbos?

  • Can a Jew benefit from a melocha that a Non-Jew did, not knowing that he was doing it for a Jew?

  • In what case can a Non-Jew do a melocha (action that a Jew can’t perform on Shabbos) for a Jew on Shabbos with a “shinui” (in an unusual way)?

  • Machlokes between the Taz and the Eliya Rabo whether a Jew can benefit from an item on Shabbos which was purchased for him by a non-Jew on that same Shabbos

  • How could one hint to a Non-Jew in order for him to do something for a Jew for the next Shabbos?

  • In what case is it permitted for one to speak idle talk on Shabbos?

  • Could one Jew save another from doing idolatry if he need to desecrate Shabbos for this?

  • In what case one could announce in the shul about selling wine on Shabbos?

  • Is it permitted for one to watch a non-Jew doing a job (fixing cars) on Shabbos?

  • Is it permitted to measure ones temperature or blood pressure on Shabbos?

  • What can one do if Pesach is on Sunday and he didn’t sell his chometz yet on the Shabbos before?

  • Why is it permitted to talk on Shabbos about giving tzdoka?

  • How can a Shabbos chazzan (cantor) take money for his work?

  • In what way could one tell his friend on Shabbos to buy an esrog for him on Sunday?

  • If one forgot where he parked his car, could he purposely walk on Shabbos on the more probable streets to look for it?

  • Could one use Shabbos comb in the week days?

  • In what case does Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach not allow one to use a Shabbos belt (a belt that is held together with 1 or more keys)?

  • What are the 2 reasons that a woman could go out in our times wearing jewelry on Shabbos?

  • Should one have a designated towel to wipe dishes on Shabbos?

  • Could one wash or soak contact lenses on Shabbos?

  • Can one put a little bit of water on his clothing on Shabbos?

  • How can one take off a stain on Shabbos?

  • Under what circumstances could one folding a tallis on Shabbos?

  • Machlokes between Rav Auerbach and the Chazon Ish if one could rip off tags from his clothing on Shabbos

  • Machlokes between the Taz and the beir halocha if one could scratch off a stain from one’s clothing on Shabbos

  • Why is wearing a sling permitted on Shabbos even if one didn’t wear it before Shabbos?

  • Can one hang a wet towel inside his house to dry on Shabbos?

  • The difference of carrying Sefer Torah and tefillin

  • What would be the case where one can not go out wearing a hat on Shabbos?

  • What is the concern of wearing gloves on Shabbos?

  • Why could one wear a raincoat with an untied belt on Shabbos, but can’t wear unfastened cufflinks on Shabbos?

  • In what case could one not wear a hat on the yarmulke on Shabbos?

  • Why can one wear a folded scarf over his neck but can’t wear a folded Tallis over his neck?

  • In what situation could one put money in his shoe and go out with it on Shabbos?

  • In what case according to Rav Belsky Zatzal could one go out with his sleeves rolled up on Shabbos?

  • Why is it better for one not to go out with a piece of clothing as a bandage for his wound on Shabbos?

  • In what case could one go out with a bandage over another bandage on Shabbos?

  • In what case can’t one go out with a cane in a public domain on Shabbos?

  • Description: Could one go out wearing a nylon covering over one’s hat on Shabbos?

  • In what case could a woman go out wearing a pad on Shabbos?

  • Machlokes between Chazon Ish and Rav Moshe Feinstein if one could wear a watch on Shabbos?

  • In what case can one go out wearing a key on one’s belt on Shabbos?

  • In what case according to some opinions can’t a woman wear contact lenses on Shabbos?

  • Could one wear a silver key on Shabbos for two purposes: as a decoration and for opening the door?

  • Is it a problem for a man to wear a ring on Shabbos?

  • Could one go out with food left between his teeth on Shabbos?

  • In what cases could one run on Shabbos?

  • Does a woman have a mitzva to eat melava Malka?

  • What work could a woman do according to some opinions after Shabbos if she didn’t say the phrase separating between Shabbos and weekday?

  • In what case does one need to cover the bread at the time of Havdola?

  • Could one still make havdola if he ate before havdola?

  • Until when could one still start to eat Shalosh seudos (the third Shabbos meal)?

  • What are the 2 conditions that are necessary when saying the blessing on the fire in havdola?

  • Could a job done on Shabbos through an automatic device be prohibited?

  • Does one need to turn off the electric light when making the blessing on the fire in havdola?

  • When does one need to say his own blessing on the havdola fire after havdola?

  • Is there a problem of smelling the b’somim (spices) before havdola and then again at havdola?

  • In what case could a person that can’t recognize smells say a blessing on besomim (spices) for Havdola?

  • In what case could a woman make Havdola herself?

  • What is the problem for a man to make havdola for his wife (or another woman) and how can he avoid the problem?

  • Does one need to make Havdola standing or sitting?

  • Machlokes between the Chazon ish and Rav Eliashiv if one could make Havdola on other drinks besides for wine

  • Why should one look at the burning candle and the cup of wine by havdola?

  • Why shouldn’t а man fulfill his obligation of making Havdola in shul if his wife needs to hear Havdola at home?

  • Do we say “Boruch Hashem l’olam amein v’amein” (the big paragraph before maariv shmonei Esrеi) on Motzai Shabbos?

  • What does one need to do if he missed Havdola in prayer and the next day is Tisha B’Av?

  • What does one need to do if he ate before saying Havdola and he forgot to say Havdola in Maariv?

  • What is the maximum amount of time after Shabbos that one can add to Shabbos and still consider it a mitzvah

  • Why do we say “Pirkei avos” on Shabbos?

  • What is the connection between the third Shabbos meal and mann that descended from heaven?

  • When is it that a person could eat the third Shabbos meal without bread?

  • Does one need to make a blessing on one or two loaves of bread for the third Shabbos meal?

  • In a case when Yom Tov falls out right after Shabbos why does one need to make the third Shabbos meal earlier

  • Could one drink water between Mincha and Maariv on Shabbos?

  • How much bread should one eat in order to fulfill the mitzvah of the third meal on Shabbos?

  • What part of Torah is it better for one to learn on Shabbos?

  • How much could one sleep on Shabbos?

  • Why is it desirable to eat additional foods on Shabbos?

  • What intention should one have when doing a Torah commandment?

  • Could one who prefers vodka/whisky to wine make kidush on wine?

  • In what case could a woman eat on Shabbos morning before prayer without making Kiddish?

  • What are the different customs of Kiddish on Shabbos morning?

  • For whom can one say “Mi-shebairach” (prayer for the sick) for on Shabbos?

  • In what case could one cry on Shabbos?

  • Is it considered fasting on Shabbos if one only drinks hot water before midday?

  • Why is it not good to push off visiting the sick until Shabbos?

  • Machlokes between the Chazon Ish and Rav Wosner if one could pray mincha right before sunset (“shkiah”)?

  • How long after sunset (“shkiah”) could one still begin the third meal (shalosh seudos) on Shabbos?

  • Can one fulfill the obligation of accepting Shabbos through thought or does he need to do it verbally?

  • Does one need to read the weekly haftorah just as the weekly parsha?

  • Could one wash his hands for bread before wine?

  • Machlokes between the Vilna Gaon and the Magen Avraham if one could fulfill his Mitzvah of reading the weekly parsha by reading it together with the Baal Korah (chazzan)

  • If one skipped some weekly parshas what should he do: first read this week’s parsha or first make up the missed parshas?

  • From what age does one need to teach his child to read the weekly parshah?

  • Could an adult warm himself up from an oven that was turned on for children on Shabbos by a non-Jew?

  • Why can’t one put on shoes that a non-Jew polished for him on Shabbos?

  • Could a Non-Jew lighting for a Jew if it is for a mitzvah?

  • If a Non-Jew turns on the light for a Jew could the Jew stay there?

  • Could one use a seifer on Shabbos if a non-jew brought it on that Shabbos from outside the t’hum?

  • Could а Jew enter his house on Shabbos if a non-Jew brings the key from a public domain and unlocks his door?

  • When could a Jew get benefit from the light that a non-Jew turned on?

  • Under which circumstance could a guest start eating his challah before the host who is making a blessing start eating his?

  • Why do we cut the lower challah on Friday night and under which conditions?

  • Could one use a frozen challah as one of the two loafs of bread?

  • Could one say Kiddish by the Shabbos candles but eat in another place?

  • Why one cannot fulfil his obligation by fruits after Kiddish?

  • What is the reason that one could say kiddish for someone else if he has already fulfilled his own kiddish?

  • Does one fulfill the mitzvah of Kiddish if the meal was not filling?

  • Does one need to repeat Kiddish if the meal is in a different place?

  • Why can’t one make Kiddish on bread on Shabbos day?

  • Could one make Kiddish on мevushal (cooked) wine?

  • Could one say Kiddish on wine that was left open?

  • Could the guests drink Kiddish wine before the host drinks?

  • Does one need to repeat Kiddish if the wine spills before he drinks it?

  • How much wine does the one making Kiddish and everyone else need to drink?

  • If one only has 2 cups of wine for what should he use them for?

  • Should one say Kiddish sitting or standing?

  • What is the process of making Friday night Kiddish on challah if one doesn’t have wine?

  • What needs to be changed in kiddish on Shabbos day if one forgot to say it Friday night?

  • What should one do if he forgot to say Kiddish and started eating bread and then remembered?

  • Could one eat before Kiddush if he accepted early Shabbos?

  • Could a boy who just turned 13 help his mother fulfill her obligation of making Kiddush?

  • In what case according to some opinions could a 6/7 year old boy help а man fulfill his obligation of making Kiddush?

  • When should one pray Mincha if he is making early Shabbos?

  • What could one do for the convenience of his kids if he is not accepting early Shabbos?

  • Could one that finishes Shabbos 72 minutes after sunset ask his friend that already finished Shabbos to do work for him?

  • Does answering Borchu Friday night prevent one from praying Mincha?

  • If the majority of a congregation accepted early Shabbos, should the minority accept early Shabbos as well?

  • Could one move burning Shabbos candles on which the blessing was already said on?

  • If several woman are lighting Shabbos candles and there is not enough space for them to light in one place – what should they do?

  • Could a woman extinguish the candle – that was used to light the Shabbos candles – after she lit them?

  • If a person didn’t use the light of the Shabbos candles for the meal, is the blessing on the candles in vain?

  • What should one do to be able to say a blessing on lighting Shabbos candles if they are far from the dining table?

  • Do boys who live in a dormitory need to light Shabbos candles if their parents light at home?

  • If one’s wife is in an earlier time zone than her husband, does he fulfill his obligation by her lighting Shabbos candles?

  • If one’s wife lights Shabbos candles at home under which circumstances does her husband – who is not at home – need to light?

  • How should a woman light if she said the blessing on lighting Shabbos candles before she actually lit?

  • What does a woman need to do to be able to go to mikvah Friday night after lighting Shabbos candles?

  • What does one do if the Shabbos candles extinguished before Shabbos?

  • Who lights the Shabbos candles if the wife is not home?

  • Could a woman change to lighting smaller Shabbos candles?

  • Why does one need to light at least 2 Shabbos candles?

  • How could one chase the Satan out of his house erev Shabbos?

  • Does one need Shabbos shoes and designated underwear for Shabbos?

  • What do the angels pay attention to when they accompany a person home Friday night?

  • What does one need to do if he didn’t separate “chalah” before Shabbos?

  • Does one fulfill the “mitzvah” of washing himself before Shabbos by going to а cold “mikva”?

  • On which day is it better to cut ones nails in preparation for Shabbos?

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