Resultados da Pesquisa "HAshana"
Why don’t we blow Shofar Erev Rosh Hashana?
Dear Rabbi, Why don't we blow Shofar on the day before Rosh Hashanah? Is it to confuse Satan and make him think that Rosh Hashanah is over? The answer obviously needs some clarification. Does Satan lack a calendar? May we all have a good new Year.
Improper behavior by someone who is not Asking Forgivenerss
How does one come to forgive and forget when the behavior is disturbing and continual? (Tochacha is not an option)
A Goy who leaves money on shabbat
Question: I do Kiruv on a college campus and I invite many students to our Shabbat table every week. Sometimes the Jewish students invite their no Jewish friends along with them to the meals. We don’t say anything because we want them to feel comfortable. One week one of the friends enjoyed himself so much that he left us money for the food. What should we do with the money?
Besamim by Havdalah
Question: I had a cold last week and was very stuffy or a few days. When it came Motzei Shabbat time to make Havdalah I wasn’t sure I could say a bracha on the Besamim. At that point my nose somewhat clear but I still could not smell half the time. I told my wife to make the bracha, but could I have made the bracha hoping that I would be able to smell it?
Question: I have a serious operation scheduled right before Rosh Chodesh Nissan and it might take me weeks to recover. During that time won’t be able to get out of bed for the whole month of Nissan at least. Can I say the Bracha on the trees just before Nissan? Or maybe can I say it right after Nissan when I can get out of the house?
Travelling before Pesach
Question: We live in Belgium and we are planning to come to Eretz Yisroel of Purim to visit family, stay for three weeks and then return to Belgium for Pesach. Do we need to do a Bedikat Chametz before we leave? If so, od we need to say a Bracha?
Learning Torah during Chazarat HaShatz
Question: To the Rabbi: In our Kehillah for Shacharit there have been big arguments lately. One part of the Tzibur are very Makpid on Daf Hayomi. If they are behind many of them will continue learning the Daf to catch up during Chazarat HaShatz. So, the other others by the Minyan got upset that they are not paying attention in to the Chazzan. The learners claim that anyway today there is no actual obligation for Chazarat HaShatz since we have siddurim everyone knows the Tefilla. Iven still they are answering Amen so there is a minyan answering. Are they allowed to continue or not?
Standing for the Brachot of the Megillah
Question: Shalom Rav! IN our bet Haknesset everyone stands when they say the Brachot of the Megillah. Then there is chaos s everyone moves their chairs and tries to sit and be quiet before he Chazzan starts the megillah. Do I actually need to stand up for the Brachot or can we just sit and listen and avoid the big confusion?
Tashlich on Shmini Atzeret
Can one say Tashlich until Shmini Atzeret?
Blessing of Shehechiyanu on second day of Rosh Hashana
Why do we say the blessing of Shehechiyanu at Kiddush on the second day of Rosh Hashana on a new fruit that we haven’t yet eaten?
Forgot to say Psalms
On the Shabbat before Rosh Hashana, all the women in the shul undertook to finish the Book of Psalms together. I undertook to say as well but forgot to finish them. What should I do now?
Lighting candles on the second day of Rosh Hashana
Do we light candles on the second day of Rosh Hashana?
Combing hair on Rosh Hashana
אפשר לסרק את השיער בראש השנה?
Fasting on Rosh Hashana eve
Should one undertake to fast on Rosh Hashana eve?
Canceling the week of mourning
A mourner whose week of mourning ( Shiva ) will finish before Rosh Hashana. Will Rosh Hashana cancel the month of mourning ( Shloshim ) that follows?
Spicy foods on Rosh Hashana
May one eat spicy foods on Rosh Hashana? Or is it a custom not to?
Making Kiddush before shofar-blowing
Can a woman/girl make Kiddush and eat and drink after finishing the morning prayers of Rosh Hashana before reciting Mussaf and hearing the shofar-blowing?
Red food on Rosh Hashana
Is it permitted or forbidden to use red-colored foods on Rosh Hashana, such as tomato sauce and paprika?
Studying for a biology test on Rosh Hashana
I began a very important biology course and have to pass a test that contains a large amount of material that I don’t know. The test will be on Thursday after Rosh Hashana and they expect us to study for it the whole week if we hope to succeed. Can I study for the test during the holiday? (The holiday and Shabbat are three consecutive days this year so I really don’t have much time for studying…)
Buying a knife on Rosh Hashana eve
Is the custom to buy a new knife before a festival a proper custom? What is the source for it?