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Rabbi Shlomo Ganzfried

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קיצור שולחן ערוך - סימן רכא
1 It is a Mitzvah to fast, every year, on the anniversary of the death of one's father or mother, as an inspiration to repentance, to examine his deeds on that day and lament his wrong doings. By doing this, he will bring merit to his father and mother, s...
קיצור שולחן ערוך - סימן רכ
1 A Festival cancels the seven-day and the thirty day periods of mourning. Thus, if one buries his dead before a Festival, and observed some time in mourning, as soon as the Festival begins, his mourning is suspended. Even if the burial took place on the ...
קיצור שולחן ערוך - סימן ריט
1 On Shabbos during the seven days of mourning, the mourner must observe the laws that concern his private life. This means he is forbidden to have marital relations, and to bathe.In warm water. Mishnah Berurah 548:16. But he should not observe any mourni...
קיצור שולחן ערוך - סימן ריח
1 A person must observe the laws of mourning on the testimony of one witness, or the testimony of a witness who heard about is from another witness, or by the disinterested statement of a non-Jew.Any testimony that is sufficient to permit one’s wife to re...
קיצור שולחן ערוך - סימן ריז
1 A mourner who neglected to observe mourning during the first seven days, whether inadvertently or intentionally, may fulfill his obligation during the thirty day period, with the exception of tearing his garments. If he did not tear his garments, at his...
קיצור שולחן ערוך - סימן רטז
1 On the seventh day, after the consolers have left the mourner, he is permitted to do all the things that were forbidden during the seven days. because we say that a part of the day is considered like the entire day, except with regard to marital relatio...
קיצור שולחן ערוך - סימן רטו
1 It is forbidden to grieve excessively over the dead, as it is said, "Do not weep for the dead, and do not bemoan him."Jeremiah 22:10. Our Sages of blessed memory, said,Masechess Moed Kattan 27b. "Is it possible to say so? But it means, "Do not weep for ...
קיצור שולחן ערוך - סימן ריד
1 During the first seven days of mourning, the mourner may not leave his house. However, if a death occurs in his family, or even if a stranger dies, and there are not enough people to attend the funeral and burial, he is permitted to leave his house even...
קיצור שולחן ערוך - סימן ריג
1 During the thirty days of mourning it is forbidden for a man to marry. Likewise, a woman who is a mourner is forbidden to get married until after the thirty days of mourning are over. After thirty days, they are permitted even if they are in mourning fo...
קיצור שולחן ערוך - סימן ריב
1 A mourner is forbidden to eat at the feasts of either a circumcision, redemption of a firstborn, or completion of a Talmudic tractate, and especially a wedding feast, during the thirty days of mourning for a relative, and during the entire twelve months...
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