Torah.org Home Subscribe Services Support Us
 
Print Version

Email this article to a friend

Chapter 139:24 (b)
Chanukah

24(b). If an error was made [on "Rosh Chodesh Teves" ("first day of the month of Teves")], and the portion for Chanukah was read [before the portion of "Rosh Chodesh"], even if the person called up has completed the blessing (1), but the reader hasn't started reading from the Torah, there is no need to interrupt; rather, the reader completes the [portion of Chanukah] and then the remaining [three] people are called up for the portion of "Rosh Chodesh."

If the portion of "Rosh Chodesh" was read [from the first Torah Scroll] in the correct manner, but [instead of the fourth person being called up for the portion of Chanukah], an error was made and the fourth person was called up for the "Rosh Chodesh" reading. If only one Torah Scroll had been removed from the ark, there is no need to [call up another person to read from the Chanukah portion]; this is true even though the error was realized immediately after the one called up for the reading had completed the blessing (that is, before the actual reading began). However, if two Torah Scrolls had been removed from the ark, there is a concern that [if we don't read from the second scroll, people will think] that it is defective ("pasul"). To avoid this, a fifth person must be called up for the reading of the Chanukah portion [from the second scroll], followed by the "half-Kaddish."

Back Paragraph 24(a) Table of Contents Paragraph 25 Next 

 

Halacha-Yomi, Copyright © 2003 Torah.org


 






ARTICLES ON MASEI AND THE THREE WEEKS:

View Complete List

Delivery From G-d Through Your Mouth
Rabbi Yisroel Ciner - 5760

'I Didn't Take Your Spoons!'
Rabbi Yisroel Ciner - 5759

Unquestioned Answers
Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky - 5761

> About This We Cry!
Rabbi Label Lam - 5766

Connectivity
Rabbi Raymond Beyda - 5767

You Canít Get More Local or Global Than That!
Rabbi Label Lam - 5773

ArtScroll

From Rock Bottom to Bottoms Up
Jon Erlbaum - 0

Personal Judge
Rabbi Yaakov Menken - 5762

A Judgement Call
Rabbi Yehudah Prero - 5758

Looking for a Chavrusah?

17th of Tammuz: Why We Fast - Part 1
Rabbi Yehudah Prero - 5758

Mourning on the 9th of Av: The Reasons
Rabbi Yehudah Prero - 5757

Harnessing Powers
Rabbi Yehudah Prero - 5761

Frumster - Orthodox Jewish Dating

The Nine Days of Mourning
Rabbi Dovid Green - 5758

Rebuilding the Temple
Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5768

A Future Built on the Past
Rabbi Yaakov Menken - 5759

9th of Av: Reasons for Fasting - Part 1
Rabbi Yehudah Prero - 5758



Project Genesis

Torah.org Home


Torah Portion

Jewish Law

Ethics

Texts

Learn the Basics

Seasons

Features

TORAHAUDIO

Ask The Rabbi

Knowledge Base




Help

About Us

Contact Us



Free Book on Geulah!




Torah.org Home
Torah.org HomeCapalon.com Copyright Information