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Tzidkas HaTzadik #14

The value of a cloudy day.

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Laws of Shabbos #174

Although there is a prohibition of Muktzeh for items that are newly created on Shabbos, rainwater does not fall under this category. The reason for this is that rainwater is not newly created, only that it now has fallen from the clouds. It is not Muktzeh provided that it is fit for some use.

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Laws of Shabbos #173

Review: If the part that broke is not fit for use and one plans on throwing it out, or even if it is fit for use, but most people throw it out, it is Muktzeh. If the part that broke is fit for use and people are accustomed to keep it, it is not Muktzeh. more »

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Laws of Shabbos #172

A door or a door handle that comes off before or on Shabbos is considered Muktzeh and cannot be used. The same is true for anything attached to a structure, such as a window, blinds, and toilet seats.

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Laws of Shabbos #171

Glasses that break, if they can be easily reassembled (using a glasses kit), one may not move the glasses or the broken parts, because there is a concern that one may come to do so. (This is different than the Halacha before as here the item can still be used but it is uncomfortable and more »

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Laws of Shabbos #170

A utensil that broke is usually considered Muktzeh as it serves no purpose. However, in certain circumstances, if something breaks in a way that the broken parts can be put back together at a later point, it is not Muktzeh. It would have to be something in which the primary part of the item can more »

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Laws of Shabbos #169

There are three categories of waste: Full-fledged waste in that it is not fit for consumption whatsoever. Included in this category are nut shells. These items cannot be moved. Waste that can be consumed by animals. These items can be moved. Items that one throws away but are still fit for consumption and not disgusting more »

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Laws of Shabbos #168

Although moving branches that are attached (or detached) from the ground may not be done on Shabbos, according to some Poskim, one may walk regularly even if this causes the branches to move. If it is difficult to walk around the branches one may rely on this opinion.

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Laws of Shabbos #166

Although one may not eat food on Yom Kippur one may handle food on Yom Kippur and it is not Muktzah. This is because one may feed children on Yom Kippur. This would be true even for one who does not have children.

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Laws of Shabbos #165

A number of other items that fall under the category of Muktzah machmas gufo and cannot be moved at all: Money credit cards hand lotion  

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