Peninim On The Torah – Parshas Shemos

By Rabbi A. Leib Scheinbaum The king of Egypt said to the Hebrew midwives, of whom the name of the first one was Shifrah and...

Shabbos Lunch or Shabbos Brunch: A Halachic Analysis

By Rabbi Mordechai Fishman In reference to the first סעודה eaten on Shabbos day many people use the term "Shabbos Lunch" This article will analyze...

Yom Kippur: Call to Arms

By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky Yom Kippur, the ultimate day of repentance, has the Jewish nation simultaneously praying, fasting and asking for forgiveness. It...

Audio: Rav Reisman On Parshas Bamidbar

The following is a shiur delivered by Harav Yisroel Reisman, maggid shiur in Yeshiva Torah Vodaas and mara d'asra of Agudath Israel of...

Watch: Rav Ephraim Wachsman: Who Will Put Out the Fire?

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The Shliach Tzibbur and the Eggplant

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the 5 Towns Jewish Times You may be wondering about the eggplant.  We will get to it. It happens occasionally in...

Rav Shmuel Eliyahu: Issur of Lo Yilbash Applies On Purim Too

Rav Shmuel Eliyahu, chief rabbi of Tzefas and a son of former Chief Rabbi Rav Mordechai Eliyahu, issued a p'sak two years ago that...

Power over the Yetzer Hara – Bava Basra 17

Subscribe to the Daily Daf Yomi Summary here. Three people were not ruled by the Evil Inclination at all. They are: Avraham, Yitzchak, and Yaakov....

A Confiscated iPod in Halacha – ImPOunDed

By Rabbi Baruch Meir Levin Q. I lent my new Ipod to a roommate of mine in yeshiva, clearly telling him to “make sure it...

Gem of the Week from Rav Hirsch zt”l: Guard Your Soul

Everything rests on one basic fact: that the entire nation witnessed Matan Torah. This historical fact of the Lawgiving at Sinai, proven by the...