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Megillah on Chumash

May one place a Megillas Esther on top of a chumash?

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Answer:

A Megillah should not be placed on top of a chumash. However, for our chumashim, which are printed and not written on parchment, some are lenient and rule that one may place a megillah on top of them.

Sources: See Shulchan Aruch, Yoreh De’ah 282:19; Aruch Hashulchan 282:22.

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