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I'm preparing towards leaving the country for a few months, while my husband stays here. We were trying to figure out shabbat candle lighting while I'm away from home. I usually light 6 candles, but sometimes when not home I light only 2. Our daughte...
Hello and shanna tova, In a situation where there are only women would it be more ideal for each woman to blow for themselves or for one woman to blow for them all. Would it be appropriate for each of them to recite a blessing for themselves or one w...
For medical reasons, I'll need to break my fast on the morning of Tisha Bav. Can you walk me through havdalah?
Can I buy clothes during the 3 weeks? I have a wedding shortly after Tish'a Be-Av, and definitely won't have time to buy my dress then.
Can I go to an exercise class that uses upbeat music during the Three Weeks? What about the Nine Days? Is there a difference if it's a class where the instructor chooses the music, or a video I chose from Youtube? What about listening to music while ...
My husband's a firstborn and I have a firstborn son. For the record, I'm a firstborn myself. Do I need to fast on Ta'anit Bechorot?
Can you give me a rundown of what i need to do this year when erev pesach is a shabbos?
If one follows the Tzitz Eliezer and R. Ovadia, that 10 women together say all 4 Brachot, beginning and end, and if different women are saying the first and last perek, does the woman who says the first 3 brachot say the last, or the woman who reads ...
When we first got married, I used to make Hamotzi. For some reason I stopped. I want to explore the sources again. I'd love to hear what you have to say.
I live in Yerushalayim and I usually participate in a women's megilla reading. Looking ahead, this year is Purim Meshulash. How does this work if Covid doesn't interfere?
I have been learning about kiddush Levanah and wanted to know if you think women can or should say it.
Can a woman blow shofar for someone else on Rosh Hashana?
What's the status of a woman's siyum? Is it "legitimate" enough to allow eating meat during the 9 days? And I guess can you discuss women's siyumim in general in halacha, saying kaddish, etc...
Can I get a manicure during the three weeks or nine days?
Can I make my own eiruv tavshilin? What does it involve?
Should women count sefirat ha-omer?
Can a woman be the one who tells the shofar blower in shul what to blow?