# 2765 Mitzva Segregation?


Q I just returned from the States to attend the wedding of my son, and I have to keep quarantine for 14 days. I can daven in a backyard minyan since I have access to an empty neighbor’s property who is out of town on vacation. Some neighbors are complaining that I should stay home during quarantine, and that it may create a Chilul Hashem, who is right?
A. See questions 2610-24-29-30-38 as to the different scenarios and how things have developed on backyard minyanim, permitted now (7/14/20) in Ontario.
It would stand to reason, that if you have to walk in the street or into another occupied property to enter your neighbor’s empty home, you would be violating your quarantine. On that respect, you may want to consult with the proper authorities.
Besides Chilul Hashem, it is most important above all, to avoid creating a machlokes and discord with your neighbors.
Horav Shlomo Miller’s Shlit’a opinion is similar.
Rabbi A. Bartfeld as advised by Horav Shlomo Miller and Horav Aharon Miller Shlit’a


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