How Can I Rip Packages Open on Shabbos?

Watch at 7 PM: Harav Gedalya Oberlander will answer practical halachic questions including ripping packages open on Shabbos, a woman accepting Shabbos after her husband, saying Shema next to negel vasser, and when can you stop saying Tehillim for someone who is getting better.

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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. Beer moshe also brings the nekudah that it depends on the reason why the people were mekabel shabbos, ie. If it was for tosfos shabbos, or Stam convenient, regarding a shul taking shabbos in early

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