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Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Halachic queries answered by Harav Menachem Mendel Fuchs, shlita, Menahel Ruchani of Mishmeres HaSholom, posek in the Eidah HaChareidis and Rav of Kiryas Shomrei HaChomos Q: One of the key…

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Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Q: As a mother of a large family, bli ayin hara, I was blessed with some unusually lively children who occasionally cross acceptable boundaries with their antics. Often, I share…

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Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Halachic queries answered by Harav Menachem Mendel Fuchs, shlita, Menahel Ruchani of Mishmeres HaSholom, posek in the Eidah HaChareidis and Rav of Kiryas Shomrei HaChomos Q: As a mother of…

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Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Q: Since I’ve joined Mishmeres HaSholom’s children’s program, our family is learning hilchos shemiras halashon together. I’m worried that in training my children to guard their tongues they may repress…

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Mishmeres Hasholom – Ask the Rav

Halachic queries answered by Harav Menachem Mendel Fuchs, shlita, Menahel Ruchani of Mishmeres HaSholom, posek in the Eidah HaChareidis and Rav of Kiryas Shomrei HaChomos Q: My little third-grader sits…

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Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Q: I witnessed a young child climbing up a dangerous fence and I called out to him to get down. When he failed to listen, I threatened him, “If you…

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Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Halachic queries answered by Harav Menachem Mendel Fuchs, shlita, Menahel Ruchani of Mishmeres HaSholom, posek in the Eidah HaChareidis and Rav of Kiryas Shomrei HaChomos Q: Some of my children…

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Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Halachic queries answered by Harav Menachem Mendel Fuchs, shlita, Menahel Ruchani of Mishmeres HaSholom, posek in the Eidah HaChareidis and Rav of Kiryas Shomrei HaChomos Q: As a mother of…

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Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Halachic queries answered by Harav Menachem Mendel Fuchs, shlita, Menahel Ruchani of Mishmeres HaSholom, posek in the Eidah HaChareidis and Rav of Kiryas Shomrei HaChomos Q: I work as a…

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Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Halachic queries answered by Harav Menachem Mendel Fuchs, shlita, Menahel Ruchani of Mishmeres HaSholom, posek in the Eidah HaChareidis and Rav of Kiryas Shomrei HaChomos Q: My mother-in-law asked me,…

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Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Halachic queries answered by Harav Menachem Mendel Fuchs, shlita, Menahel Ruchani of Mishmeres HaSholom, posek in the Eidah HaChareidis and Rav of Kiryas Shomrei HaChomos Q: I spend time every…

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Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Halachic queries answered by Harav Menachem Mendel Fuchs, shlita, Menahel Ruchani of Mishmeres HaSholom, posek in the Eidah HaChareidis and Rav of Kiryas Shomrei HaChomos Q: My daughter-in-law is a…

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Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Halachic queries answered by Harav Menachem Mendel Fuchs, shlita, Menahel Ruchani of Mishmeres HaSholom, posek in the Eidah HaChareidis and Rav of Kiryas Shomrei HaChomos Q: From an early age,…

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Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Halachic queries answered by Harav Menachem Mendel Fuchs, shlita, Menahel Ruchani of Mishmeres HaSholom, posek in the Eidah HaChareidis and Rav of Kiryas Shomrei HaChomos Q: My wife often confides in…

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Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Q: I sometimes want to discuss someone’s personality, to define their nature without any intention to defame them. Is it permissible for me to say, for example, that someone is…

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Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Q: I sat with a number of other women in the pediatrician’s waiting room. The door opened. Just as a woman readied herself to go in with her baby, another…

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Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Q: Someone offended me badly, causing me tremendous aggravation. I feel a need to discuss the incident with my sister, who I am confident will not pass on anything of…

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Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Q: At a family simchah, I listened in shock to the gossip of one of the guests. What she said was true, but clearly without purpose, and therefore forbidden to…

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Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Q: While growing up, we had a steady babysitter in our home. As normal children do, we sometimes misbehaved. I recall that we once shouted at her, “Go home. We…

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Mishmeres HaSholom: Ask the Rav

Q: While I was sitting on the bus, I overheard a noisy, slanderous conversation between two women who were including the names of the subjects in their discussion. I kept…

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