Bracha Over A Cheap Apartment?

A number of poskim were asked whether someone who wins a lottery for reduced price apartments currently distributed by the Housing Ministry should recite the bracha of Hatov Vehameitiv said...

The Odd Account of the Overnight Onion

By Rabbi Yehuda Spitz Those of us fortunate to be learning Daf Yomi are approaching the final countdown to the worldwide grand Siyum HaShas,...

Watch: Can Meat And Fish Be Cooked On The Same BBQ?

As you prepare to fire up the grill for the summer or hit the road on vacation, countless Kashrut issues arise: Can I cook...

Video: Rav Stulberger On Parshas Masei

Each week, Rav Avrohom Stulberger, rosh yeshiva of Valley Torah High School in Los Angeles, shares a 3-4 minute message relating to the...

Subjugating another Jew – B”M 73

Subscribe to the Daily Daf Yomi Summary here. Rav Pappa said to Rava: My master should see how the rabbis pay the head tax for...

Video: Rav Stulberger On Tisha B’Av

Each week, Rabbi Avrohom Stulberger, rosh yeshiva of Valley Torah High School in Los Angeles, shares a 3-4 minute message relating to the...

Audio: Rav Mintz On Parshas Mishpatim

Each week, Rav Chaim Mintz, Mashgiach of the Yeshiva of Staten Island and founder and head of Oorah Kiruv ...

Popcorn, Potato Chips, Corn Chips and Pringles: What Bracha?

Rabbi Pinchos Bodner, in his sefer on Brachos, writes (based on the Shulchan Aruch (202)) that in order to make a hoadama on a...

Parshas Parah: This Shabbos

This Shabbos we read Parshas Parah (at the beginning of Parshas Chukas). Parshas Parah discusses the preparation of the Parah Adumah, the Red Heifer,...

The Chasam Sofer: 17 Tammuz? The Confusion Behind The Exact Date

The Gemara (Taanis 28b) asks why we fast on 17 Tammuz if in Sefer Yirmiyahu it says that the walls of Yerushalayim...