Must I Pay for Items My Child Breaks?

Corrected Link: Watch Now: Harav Gedalya Oberlander will answer practical halachic questions including paying for an item broken by a child, removing tattoos, emptying a sink strainer on Shabbos, playdough on Shabbos, and asking a non-Jew to open a fridge with a light.

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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

For all previous videos, click here.

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  1. In regards to using break away Challah for Lechem Mishnah, can we rely on the eidus on one individual to be koveah halachah?
    What do other Poskim say about this?

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