Times for Fast of Esther
|Start of the fast||End of the fast|
|Purim is in Tuesday, the 14 Adar 10/03/2020||Shoshan Purim is in Wednesday, the 15 Adar 11/03/2020|
Purim and Pesach
The holiday of Pesach follows that of Purim. Therefore, it is appropriate to compare the two holidays.
I sent a mud cake as a practical joke for Mishloach Manot to my best friend, and the cake made its way to the wrong person. Do I have to pay for the damage?
The man who sent a mud cake for mishloach manot and the cake made its way to...
The Joy of Purim
The Joy of Purim possesses two central aspects: Firstly, what had initially been evil was transformed into good; secondly,the Jewish people received the Torah through free will.
What is the minimum gift to fulfill the Mitzvah? May I give money? Must the poor person use the money on Purim? Can I fulfill the Mitzvah by check?
To Drink or Not to Drink?
Drinking very often can result in catastrophic consequences. How to understand the obligation of drinking on Purim? A Halachic Analysis of Getting Drunk on Purim.
Guidelines for Hearing the Megillah for People in Quarantine
Guidelines written in response to inquiries from people who are in quarantine due to potential Coronavirus infection, and to inquiries from communities in the Diaspora where local authorities have forbidden public gatherings in places such as synagogues.
Costume Or Disguise
One of the favorite customs of Purim is that people dress up in costumes and masks. But who is the real person? Which is the costume and which is the disguise?
Hearing the Megillah in Quarantine
How can one fulfill his obligation of Megillah reading while being in quarantine?
How many times should we repeat Zachor?
My shul has always read Parashat Zachor once. Some people now complain that we do not follow other shuls and read multiple times. Should we change our minhag?
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