Q & A YOM TOV HOLIDAYS

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A woman wondering about Halacha

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Can I take a hot shower on Yom Tov?   
   
Yes one may shower with hot water

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Can I cook on the 1st day of Yom for the 2nd day of Yom Tov?

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Isn’t there a rule that what comes from a non-kosher animal is non-kosher?
Since a bee is non-kosher, how can honey be kosher?

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What is the proper order of the brachas (blessings) & the yehi ratzon
(‘may it be your will’) that is recited when the apple is dipped in honey?

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In addition to foods dipped in honey,
are there other symbolic customs for Rosh Hashana?

The next 3 represent our request of G-d to protect us from our enemies
& or our fervent prayer that our sins be nullified by their connection
to the concept of cessation.

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Are there any foods that some customarily avoid during this period?

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YOM KIPPUR

I take medicine for high blood pressure. 
If I don’t take it for even one day, my blood pressure goes up significantly.
Should I take this medicine on Yom Kippur?

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Does a fever & bronchitis allow me to drink tea on Yom Kippur.  I have pain breathing which goes away when I drink tea.  I don’t think it’s endangering
my life but it will probably mean I’ll have to take an anti-biotic.

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Can I swallow advil without water on Yom Kippur for severe menstrual cramps
that cause nausea & vomiting & would confine me to my bed.

Yes, you may take the pills.

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I just had cataract surgery & I have to use eye drops every day because they
prevent infection. Can I use them on Yom Kippur?


You can use your drops on Yom Kippur

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