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All Tishrei Halacha Guides 5780 -   Part 1  20 Elul - 13 Tishrei English|Hebrew Part 2  Erev Sukkos - 20 Tishrei  English|Hebrew Part 3  Hoshana Rabbah - Shabbos…
Is it halachicly forbidden to pay for an item with cash so as to avoid paying sales tax? -   Forbidden.   ראה שו״ע חו״מ שסט, ו. שו״ע אדה"ז דיני גזלה וגניבה סעיף טו ואילך. שו״מ אג״מ חו״מ א, פב. אבל…
Can one eat pickles on Rosh Hashana? -   We avoid eating on Rosh Hashana foods that were cooked in vinegar or has an overall vinegar taste. This…
Is Shabbos makeup is permitted? -   I am extremely self-conscious on Yom Tov because I am severely pale (also at end of pregnancy now making…
Any problem with using sugar or date syrup instead of honey to dip the Challah? -   If honey isn’t possible, sugar may be used.   ראה יפ״ל ג, תקפג, א. מל״ח יב, טז. בא״ח נצבים…
Can garlic cloves be used in a salad dressing or dip on Rosh Hashana? -   Garlic may be eaten on Rosh Hashana.   ראה כלבו סד. ד״מ תקפג, א. תשב״ץ קיח. א״ר תקפג. קצה…
האם בחור הניגש לעמוד כש”ץ לסליחות צריך להתעטף בטלית גדול? -   צריך להתעטף. (עדיף שיעטף גם את ראשו, ויברך על טלית הקהל כדי שלא יצטרך לברך). ראה בירורי מנהגים (פרידמן)…
I’m due for a baby a couple days after Rosh Hashanah. I usually run late. If I go into labor on Yom Kippur… -   ...What is allowed in regard to drinking/eating, showering, or anything else to ease that time? Once active labor has…
Which nuts ARE permitted on Rosh Hashana? Walnuts, pecans? Are seeds permitted? Sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds? -   In general, all nuts are avoided on Rosh Hashana. Seeds are not included.   See also here: https://asktherav.com/nuts-on-rosh-hashana/  …
At what point in the pregnancy do you have to use extra chickens for Kaporos? -   Once she is halachically 40 days pregnant.   Sources: דקודם לזה ה"ז כמיא בעלמא - וראה בארוכה במ״מ שבלינק…

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