Can I Get a Manicure on Rosh Chodesh?

Watch at 7 PM: Harav Gedalya Oberlander will answer practical halachic questions including manicure on Rosh Chodesh, lace front sheitels, collecting a loan, playing with a sequins pillow on Shabbos, yichud between step-siblings, and Chanukah gatherings for mourners.

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The series of Halacha Q&A with Harav Gedalya Oberlander on has garnered much interest from community members and rabbonim alike. The common and contemporary questions are addressed with direct and practical answers.

Harav Gedalya Oberlander is the rov of Heichal Menachem in Monsey, NY, and a member of Vaad Rabbonei Lubavitch, and he is known for his breadth of knowledge and clear psak. He will be answering contemporary shailos in a weekly column on

Shailos can be emailed to [email protected].

The shiur will take place on Sundays at 7:00 pm EDT and will be streamed exclusively on

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  1. where does the Rebbe write that when you go to a community that doesn’t wear shaitel, one is forbidden to go with a shaitel there?
    This would seem contradictory to all the other statements the Rebbe says about a full shaitel means a full bracha; and
    not even with a hat on top.

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