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New York - Halachic Musings: (Not) To Eat Fish On Rosh Hashana?

Sep 04, 2013 at 10:22 AM

New York - There is a well-known halacha that one is not allowed to fast on Rosh Hashana (barring certain specific circumstances). Although it is a Day of Judgment, and there are shittos in the Gaonim that do permit one to fast, nevertheless the halacha is that Rosh Hashana is also a festive Yom Tov and one must honor it properly. In fact, the Yerushalmi (Rosh Hashana Ch. 1, Halacha 3...

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