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Test on Mishneh Berurah #7

Note: M.B. = Mishneh Berurah A.H. = Aruch Hashulchan

Test on Mishneh Berurah #7 Note: M.B. = Mishneh Berurah A.H. = Aruch Hashulchan Question 364

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Kaddish d'Rabbonan may be said after learning with a group of 10 people. Why is it the custom that the

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is said before saying Kaddish d'Rabbonan?

365

According to the M.B. if three people are learning together in a shul that has 7 other people who are not learning with them, can Kaddish d'Rabbonon be said when the three people finish their learning?

366

According to the A.H. if three people are learning together in a shul that has 7 other people who are not learning with them, can Kaddish d'Rabbonon be said when the three people finish their learning?

367

According to the M.B., if 10 people learned together and now they want to say Kaddish d'Rabbonon, can an 11th person who did not learn with them say this Kaddish?

368

If two people are saying Kaddish at shul, and one person is saying it quickly while the other person is saying it slowly, to which of these two Kaddeishim should you answer amen?

369

If the tenth man walked out during chazaras hashatz, leaving only 9 people in the shul, can the chazan continue and finish chazaras hashatz?

370

According to the M.B., if the tenth person walked out during chazaras hashatz, how much of Shacharis can the chazan now say with only 9 people in the room.

371

According to the A.H, if the tenth person walked out during chazaras hashatz, how much of Shacharis can the chazan now say with only 9 people in the room.

372

If there was a minyon during the silent shemoneh esrei of Shacharis, and the tenth man left before the start of chazaras hashatz, can the chazan say Kaddish before Aleinu?

373

If there was a minyon during the silent shemoneh esrei of Maariv, and the tenth man left before the start of Kaddish, can the chazan say Kaddish before Aleinu?

374

Reuven was asked to be the tenth man so that nine other men could say barchu of Maariv, but immediately after barchu Reuven left. Can the chazan still say the Kaddish before shemoneh esrei?

375

Reuven has finished davening his silent shemoneh esrei and has to leave in the next few moments to catch a train. However, there are only 9 other people in the minyon. Which of these two options is better for Reuven as a time to leave?

  • 1. Now, before the start of chazaras hashatz, but then the chazan will not be able to start chazaras hashatz.

  • 2. Immediately after the chazan says kedusha, which would then allow the chazan to say the rest of chazaras hashatz, chetzie Kaddish after tachanun and Kaddish Shalem after that?

376

Should a Bar Mitzvah boy at his Friday night celebration say Kiddush for himself and all the guests?

377

At the end of a Maariv minyon of exactly 10 men, the chazan and 5 other men completed their shemoneh esrei, but 4 men are still in the midst of their own personal shemoneh esrei. Can the chazan say Kaddish at this point according to the M.B. and the A.H.?

378

At the end of a Shacharis minyon of exactly 10 men, the chazan and 8 other men completed their shemoneh esrei, but 1 man is still in the midst of his own personal shemoneh esrei. Can the chazan begin chazaras hashatz at this point?

379

Why is it that everyone agrees that you can say Kaddish even though not everyone is able to respond to the chazan, but when it comes to chazaras hashatz there are those that say you must have at least 9 men who can respond to the chazan?

380

If a chazan is pushed to repeat the shemoneh esrei even though there are not 9 other men who are able to answer, what is the advice from the M.B. to avoid a brocho levatala?

381

In order for a boy to be a Bar Mitzvah, he must be 13 years old and have two pubic hairs. If a Bar Mitvah boy examines himself and sees that he does not have two pubic hairs, is he permitted to lein the Torah on his Bar Mitzvah?

382

Why is it that both Ashkenazim and Sepharadim agree that a Bar Mitzvah boy who was born in Adar (without a leap year) will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah in the second Adar (in a leap year); YET when it comes to a Yahrzeit, there is a disagreement as to whether it is commemorated in the first or second Adar?

383

According to the M.B., can you create a minyon with 9 religious Jews and one Jew who does not keep Shabbos in public (mechalel Shabbos b'farhesia)?

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Test on Mishneh Berurah #7

Note: M.B. = Mishneh Berurah A.H. = Aruch Hashulchan

Test on Mishneh Berurah #7 Note: M.B. = Mishneh Berurah A.H. = Aruch Hashulchan # Question
# Question 384 According to Rabbi Moshe Feinstein ZTZ"L, can you create a minyon with 9
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Question
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According to Rabbi Moshe Feinstein ZTZ"L, can you create a minyon with 9 religious Jews and one Jew
who does not keep Shabbos in public (mechalel Shabbos b'farhesia)?
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According to The Chazan Ish, can you create a minyon with 9 religious Jews and one Jew who does not keep
Shabbos in public (mechalel Shabbos b'farhesia) if this 10th Jew was not brought up with religion and knows
nothing about Judaism or Shabbos?
386
A minyon is 10 people in one room. Does everyone agree that this holds true, even if the 10 people in the same
room cannot see each other (perhaps some people are in corners, or around the sides)?
387
A room is used on Shabbos for a minyon, with a sheet on a string as the divider between the men and women.
During the week, 5 men are davening on one side of the sheet and 5 on the other side, and neither group can
see the other. Is this considered a minyon according to all opinions?
388
According to the M.B. if 9 men are in the men's section of the shul, and one man is in the women's section,
which is separated from the men's section by a glass wall, is this considered a minyon?
389
In a shul there are 10 men in the men's section, and the 11th man is in the women's section, which is separated
by a solid wall, According to the M.B. when they daven shemoneh esrei, is this 11th man considered to be
davening b'tzibur?
390
According to the A.H. if 9 men are in the men's section of the shul, and one man is in the women's section,
which is separated from the men's section by a glass wall, is this considered a minyon?
391
In a shul there are 10 men in the men's section, and the 11th man is in the women's section, which is separated
by a solid wall, According to the A.H. when they daven shemoneh esrei, is this 11th man considered to be
davening b'tzibur?
392
When saying Kaddish, why do some people say:
YisgadAHl vyiskaDAHsh (with a pasach under the daled)
ש ד ַּקַּתְ יִוְ לד ַּג ַּתְ יִ
And others say YisgaDAYl vyiskaDAYsh (with a tzeirei under the daled)
ש ד ֵּקַּתְ יִוְ לד ֵּג ַּתְ יִ
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What do the M.B. and the A.H. hold is the correct pronunciation of לדגתי?
לד ַּג ַּתְ יִ(with a pasach) or לד ֵּג ַּתְ יִ(with a tzeirei)?
394
Who established Kaddish and why is it so important to answer Kaddish?
395
According to the Shulchan Aruch, when saying Amein yeha shemay raba
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( םלַּעָלְ
ךרַּבָמְ ְ אב ָרַּ ה מֵּש ְ אהֵּיְ :ןמֵּאָ
אי ָמַּלְ עָ
ימֵּלְ עָלְו ) should the word yisbarach ( ךרַּב ְ ָתְ יִ) be said as well?
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According to the M.B., when saying Amein yeha shemay raba
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( ימֵּלְ עָלְו םלַּעָלְ
ךרַּבָמְ ְ אב ָרַּ ה מֵּש ְ אהֵּיְ :ןמֵּאָ
אי ָמַּלְ עָ) should the word yisbarach ( ךרַּב ְ ָתְ יִ) be said as well?
397
According to the A.H. and the Kitzur Shulchan Aruch, when saying Amein yeha shemay raba
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( אהֵּיְ :ןמֵּאָ
אי ָמַּלְ עָ ימֵּלְ עָלְו םלַּעָלְ ךרַּבָמְ ְ אב ָרַּ ה מֵּש ְ : ) should the word yisbarach ( ךרַּב ְ ָתְ יִ) be said as well?
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If a person enters a shul and he hears the tzibur saying Amein yeha shemay raba
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ךרַּבָמְ ְ אב ָרַּ ה מֵּש ְ אהֵּיְ :ןמֵּאָ
אי ָמַּלְ עָ ימֵּלְ עָלְו םלַּעָלְ: ), but he did not hear the chazan say Kaddish, should he also say this along with the
tzibur?
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If a person enters a shul as the tzibur is completing yeha shemay raba
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( ימֵּלְ עָלְו םלַּעָלְ
ךרַּבָמְ ְ אב ָרַּ ה מֵּש ְ אהֵּיְ
אי ָמַּלְ עָ), but he did not hear not hear anyone say "Amein," should he say anything, and if so, what should he
say?
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If a person arrives at shul for maariv a few moments late and only hears the chazan repeating "Baruch Hashem
Mevorach Leolam Vaed" what should he say?
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If the chazan says "barchu" so quietly that only Reuven the Gabbai can hear him, should Reuven answer
"Baruch Hashem Mevorach
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loudly so that everyone else can answer, or should he do something else?
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If the Oleh l'Torah (the one getting an Aliyah) says "barchu" so quietly that only Reuven the Gabbai can hear
him, should Reuven answer "Baruch Hashem Mevorach
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loudly so that everyone else can answer, or should
Reuven do something else?

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