Friday, 7 April 2017

Questions on "Yom Tov Sheini" - except for Rosh Hashanah

From RRW

1. When the Sanhedrin lit fires to signal Bavel
Did Bavel then observe 1 day or 2 days of Yom Tov?

2. Later - when sh'luchin were sent to inform those outside of E"Y, did those places observe one day or 2 days of Yom Tov?

3. If they observed 1 day only,
How then could Y"T sheini be a k'nas for not making aliyah?

4. If the Sanhedrin would be revived, couldn't they resume signaling ‎ the World as it was before Kuthim or others interfered? EG on a secured Website or other system?

5. What was the nature of "v'attem minhag avoseichem b"yodeichem?". Was that a function restricted to  not relying upon the "heshbon" or was it something else?

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