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Re: Ask a Lubavitcher Anything
« Reply #3140 on: September 27, 2023, 04:48:47 PM »
Off of Carrol and Kingston he had a case of Morocco, clearly not for the lubavitch clientele.
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Re: Ask a Lubavitcher Anything
« Reply #3141 on: September 29, 2023, 09:11:28 AM »
When it’s raining the first night, do Lubavitchers wait for it to stop or do they eat in the rain lchatchila?

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Re: Ask a Lubavitcher Anything
« Reply #3142 on: September 29, 2023, 09:28:42 AM »
When it’s raining the first night, do Lubavitchers wait for it to stop or do they eat in the rain lchatchila?
With yesterday having been the Yartzeit of the Rebbe Maharash, I’ll leave this snippet from Chabad.org that shows you the “general Lubavitch way of doing things”.

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Today, Rabbi Shmuel is perhaps most known for his saying (known in Yiddish as “lechatchilah ariber”): “The world says: If you can't go under [an obstacle], leap over; I say: In the first place, go over!”

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Re: Ask a Lubavitcher Anything
« Reply #3143 on: September 29, 2023, 09:35:09 AM »
When it’s raining the first night, do Lubavitchers wait for it to stop or do they eat in the rain lchatchila?
I thought we control the weather 8)

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Re: Ask a Lubavitcher Anything
« Reply #3144 on: September 29, 2023, 09:38:52 AM »
With yesterday having been the Yartzeit of the Rebbe Maharash, I’ll leave this snippet from Chabad.org that shows you the “general Lubavitch way of doing things”.
So in regards to my question, does that mean you don’t wait to see if it clears up, because that would be going under, rather you’d eat over the rain in the first place?

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Re: Ask a Lubavitcher Anything
« Reply #3145 on: September 29, 2023, 10:48:36 AM »
So in regards to my question, does that mean you don’t wait to see if it clears up, because that would be going under, rather you’d eat over the rain in the first place?

Depends on how severe it is. If it's heavy rain people will try to wait and see if it gets lighter in order to make kiddush before חצות and eat (IIRC this was the case on the first night in either תשד"מ or תשמ"ה and the situation was even mentioned in the Rebbe's sicha the first night (the rain was coming down inside 770 that night!)
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Re: Ask a Lubavitcher Anything
« Reply #3146 on: September 29, 2023, 10:51:40 AM »
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Re: Ask a Lubavitcher Anything
« Reply #3147 on: September 29, 2023, 10:57:31 AM »
What about if the seudah was eaten in the rain the first night and then it clears up before chatzos, do you eat another kzayis in the sukka?

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Re: Ask a Lubavitcher Anything
« Reply #3148 on: September 29, 2023, 11:04:57 AM »
Depends on how severe it is. If it's heavy rain people will try to wait and see if it gets lighter in order to make kiddush before חצות and eat (IIRC this was the case on the first night in either תשד"מ or תשמ"ה and the situation was even mentioned in the Rebbe's sicha the first night (the rain was coming down inside 770 that night!)
I was thinking that this should be taluy in the reason Lubavitchers make a לישב in the rain. If it is because they aren’t מצטער, then there should be no reason to wait (unless in regards to the דאורייתא they are concerned that they are perhaps מצטער). If it’s because they are somech on רבינו ירוחם to make a bracha even though they are indeed מצטער then there would be reason to wait for the first night.

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Re: Ask a Lubavitcher Anything
« Reply #3149 on: September 29, 2023, 01:17:35 PM »
Unrelated to the question of waiting, but in case we're forced to eat in the rain tonight, Lubavitchers (and others too) would make a bracha unchallenged because that's how the Alter Rebbe is מכריע for tonight. (Some others say ספק ברכות להקל)

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Re: Ask a Lubavitcher Anything
« Reply #3150 on: September 29, 2023, 01:20:44 PM »
Unrelated to the question of waiting, but in case we're forced to eat in the rain tonight, Lubavitchers (and others too) would make a bracha unchallenged because that's how the Alter Rebbe is מכריע for tonight. (Some others say ספק ברכות להקל)
They anyways make a bracha so it’s a moot point

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Re: Ask a Lubavitcher Anything
« Reply #3151 on: September 29, 2023, 01:21:02 PM »
Is there an inyan to make a bracha on mezonos after Havdalah?
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Re: Ask a Lubavitcher Anything
« Reply #3152 on: September 29, 2023, 01:22:30 PM »
They anyways make a bracha so it’s a moot point

That's why I wrote "unchallenged"  :)

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Re: Ask a Lubavitcher Anything
« Reply #3153 on: September 29, 2023, 02:36:38 PM »
I was thinking that this should be taluy in the reason Lubavitchers make a לישב in the rain. If it is because they aren’t מצטער, then there should be no reason to wait (unless in regards to the דאורייתא they are concerned that they are perhaps מצטער). If it’s because they are somech on רבינו ירוחם to make a bracha even though they are indeed מצטער then there would be reason to wait for the first night.

Waiting is just for practical reasons. Despite the feeling of uniqueness (אנא ומלכא בלחודוהי), it is still not much fun to eat in the rain, and if it's heavy rain the wine might get diluted quickly and might not be able to make בפה"ג.
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Re: Ask a Lubavitcher Anything
« Reply #3154 on: September 29, 2023, 02:37:58 PM »
Is there an inyan to make a bracha on mezonos after Havdalah?

If you make a לישב בסוכה in Havdalah, then to avoid any shaalos eat something that is מחייב in the bracha. I personally make sure to eat Mezonos or wash after Havdalah.
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Re: Ask a Lubavitcher Anything
« Reply #3155 on: September 29, 2023, 02:47:57 PM »
Waiting is just for practical reasons. Despite the feeling of uniqueness (אנא ומלכא בלחודוהי), it is still not much fun to eat in the rain, and if it's heavy rain the wine might get diluted quickly and might not be able to make בפה"ג.
I hear.

This could still be a נפקמ״נ:
if the seudah was eaten in the rain the first night and then it clears up before chatzos, do you eat another kzayis in the sukka?
Any specific הוראה on that?

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Re: Ask a Lubavitcher Anything
« Reply #3156 on: September 29, 2023, 02:57:49 PM »
Depends on how severe it is. If it's heavy rain people will try to wait and see if it gets lighter in order to make kiddush before חצות and eat (IIRC this was the case on the first night in either תשד"מ or תשמ"ה and the situation was even mentioned in the Rebbe's sicha the first night (the rain was coming down inside 770 that night!)

see https://beta.hebrewbooks.org/reader/reader.aspx?sfid=59224#p=207&fitMode=fitwidth&hlts=&ocr=
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Re: Ask a Lubavitcher Anything
« Reply #3157 on: October 01, 2023, 09:51:58 PM »
If you make a לישב בסוכה in Havdalah, then to avoid any shaalos eat something that is מחייב in the bracha. I personally make sure to eat Mezonos or wash after Havdalah.
Where is the source? Was that minhag Beis harav?
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Re: Ask a Lubavitcher Anything
« Reply #3158 on: October 01, 2023, 11:35:02 PM »
If you make a לישב בסוכה in Havdalah, then to avoid any shaalos eat something that is מחייב in the bracha. I personally make sure to eat Mezonos or wash after Havdalah.
Unless you rely on the friediker Rebbe and Rebbe, then there are no Shaylos and you just make a leishev

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Re: Ask a Lubavitcher Anything
« Reply #3159 on: October 02, 2023, 11:18:10 AM »
Hint for Lubavitchers:
When it's raining hard, extend the hood of your sheina coat over the food as you're eating so it doesn't get too waterlogged.
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