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After losing my husband, I Baruch Hashem got remarried. Do I still participate in my previous husband’s Yartzheit Seudah? -   It is not proper to do so.   Sources: ראה שו״ת חתם סופר חיו"ד סי' שנה. והובא בפת״ש יו״ד…
Are you allowed to eat your finger nails? -   No.   Sources: הן משום מאיסותא, ואף אם בעיניו אינו מאוס עובר משום בל תשקצו, דאזלינן בתר רובא דעלמא…
May I report an illegal driveway? -   Question: HI, There is a person in my neighborhood that recently installed an illegal curb cut for a driveway…
Am I allowed to eat in a married woman’s kitchen if she does not cover her hair? -   This depends on various factors. Firstly, do you know if she keeps the basic kosher standards that are not…
בקריאת שנים מקרא ואחד תרגום: האם בתרגום אומרים שם ה’ כקריאתו (היינו בשם אדנ״י) או “השם״? -   יאמר שם השם כקריאתו, היינו שם אדנ״י.   מקורות: ראה שו״ת אג״מ או״ח ג, כח בסופו, שהחמיר טובא שבלא…
Does the Halacha of not walking between two palm trees apply only if there are dates growing on them or even if not? -   There’s no conclusive evidence one way or another about this topic. If, however, it’s a type of tree that…
Is a man allowed to daven in the Ezras Nashim (if no women are present)? -   A. Yes. See here: https://asktherav.com/15034-can-a-man-daven-in-the-womens-section/ Q. Does he count for the Minyan?  A. If he is Visible to the…
How does one determine which side to place the Mezuza when there is no “Heker Tzir”? -   When there is no door to determine Heker Tzir,  if you can only access one room via the other, one…
Are people allowed to deny a Kohen his Aliyah? -   Question: I have seen the seder of aliyos “Kohen-Levi-Yisroel” being disregarded way too many times, especially on Shabbos before…
Is there a problem with using fonts where the “t” looks similar to a tzeilem (cross)? -   Question: Is there a problem with using fonts (on a computer, phone, etc) for ABC where the "t" doesn't…

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