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Q: One of our doorposts in the house has doorposts and a lintel but the lintel isn’t directly above the doorposts. Does it need a mezzuzah?
Q: Our roof overhangs the front of our house, and there are a few pillars that support the edge of the roof. When you enter through the front door, you have to pass through them. Do they each need a mezzuzah since they have the shape of a doorway?
Q: I know you are supposed to start the seven clean days of niddah before sunset of the day before, but I was a couple of minutes late. Does it still count?
A: First of all, you must verify that it was actually after sunset. If it was, the vast majority of authorities are strict regarding this issue, but in pressing circumstances according to R. Moshe Feinstein one may be lenient if it is a very short time afterwards. It is worthwhile to discuss particular circumstances with your rabbi.
Q: I’m making pasta in a parve pot and by mistake used a meat wooden spoon not used in 24 hrs. What is the status of the pasta and the pot. Ty
Q: Is a vanilla ice coffee from Starbucks kosher?
Q: How do you usually go about finding out if a kosher symbol is reliable?