Is a Plastic Ladle Considered a ‘Kli Sheini’?

Anash.org feature: Dayan Levi Yitzchok Raskin, Rov of Anash in London, explores interesting Torah questions and halachic dilemmas including folding napkins inflating inflatables on Shabbos, black stripes on taleisim, canceled rental, and placing items on the bima.

Can I Fold Napkins on Shabbos?

Anash.org feature: Dayan Levi Yitzchok Raskin, Rov of Anash in London, explores interesting Torah questions and halachic dilemmas including folding napkins inflating inflatables on Shabbos, black stripes on taleisim, canceled rental, and placing items on the bima.

What Should I do with My Shemitah Esrog?

Anash.org feature: Dayan Levi Yitzchok Raskin, Rov of Anash in London, explores interesting Torah questions and halachic dilemmas including what to do with a shemitah esrog, schach placed by the wind, women answering amen on leisheiv basukka, and bentching lulav after taking Shabbos in.

Must Rings be Removed for Neggel Vasser?

Anash.org feature: Dayan Levi Yitzchok Raskin, Rov of Anash in London, explores interesting Torah questions and halachic dilemmas including removing rings for neggel vasser, managing sales of non-kosher food, schach placed by a non-Jew, defrosting from one day of yom tov to the next, and leining from a chumash without a minyan.

Are Black Aravos Kosher?

Anash.org feature: Dayan Levi Yitzchok Raskin, Rov of Anash in London, explores interesting Torah questions and halachic dilemmas including black aravos, jumping during Shmoneh Esrei, water filter on Shabbos and Yom Tov, and should a guest bentch licht at the host or at home.

Can an Architecture Student Visit the ‘Sistine Chapel’?

Anash.org feature: Dayan Levi Yitzchok Raskin, Rov of Anash in London, explores interesting Torah questions and halachic dilemmas including visiting the Sistine Chapel, lighting Yom Tov candles late, building a sukkah in a yard shared with non-Jews, and asking a non-Jew to turn on a hotplate after shkiah.

Can I Leave Money for a Cleaning Lady on Shabbos?

Anash.org feature: Dayan Levi Yitzchok Raskin, Rov of Anash in London, explores interesting Torah questions and halachic dilemmas including leaving money for a cleaning lady on Shabbos, having a fence around a pool, maaser from government benefits, and cutting down a grafted fruit tree.

Can I Prepare Oatmeal on Shabbos in a Kli Shlishi?

Anash.org feature: Dayan Levi Yitzchok Raskin, Rov of Anash in London, explores interesting Torah questions and halachic dilemmas including a hole in a ‘pitomless’ esrog, oatmeal in a kli shlishi, recited Yaaleh V’yavo by mistake, and listening to lechem mishneh without eating.

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