Audio: Rav Mintz On Parshas Vayishlach

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

Animal Rights: How Far Does Tzaar Baalei Chaim go?

By Rav Yosef Greenwald, Member of the Bais HaVaad Edited by R' Nechemya Klugman The halachah of tzaar baalei chaim requires us not cause pain to...

Video: The Shmuz On Parshas Mishpatim

Rav Bentzion Shafier has impacted thousands of people with his talks and lectures, and especially with his innovative "Shmuz,"...

The Quantification of Shabbos Prohibitions: Practical Applications – Bava Basra 55

Subscribe to the Daily Daf Yomi Summary here. By: Meoros HaDaf HaYomi Cooking is a labor (melachah) forbidden on Shabbos, occurring when liquid or solid foods...

Parshas Devorim: Jewish Destiny

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer Parshas Devarim is always read on the Shabbos right before Tisha B'Av. The Biur Halacha (528:4) explains that this is purposefully...

Halachos of Purim

There are special readings from the Torah and Prophets on four Sabbaths between the one on or preceding the New Moon of (the second)...

Hamapil, Flowers on Shavuos

One who goes to sleep after Alos Hashachar Shavuos morning (or on any day) does not say the bracha of Hamapil (Shulchan Aruch w/Mishnah...

Video: Rabbi Freundlich’s 3-Minute Look at Parshas Tazria-Metzorah

Matzav.com presents this new series of a 3-minute look at the weekly parsha with an eye towards Jewish parenting. The Torah is...

Video: Rav Stulberger On Parshas Chayei Sarah

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

The Purim Seudah

1)It is a Mitzvah on all Jewish men, women and children to partake of a festive Seudah, meal, on Purim. The Purim Seudah needs to...