Kashrus Alert: The Return Of The Evil Weevils In Rice & Barley

Recently, the OU has received complaints from consumers about high levels of infestation in barley and rice and other grain products. Many of these...

Conventional Oven, Kashering Back and Forth

Q. I only have one oven which I use for fleishigs, and occasionally, when I need to bake something dairy, I kasher it. When...

Laundry in the Midbar

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld Rashi explains the posuk that says that the clothing of Klal Yisroel did not rot for the forty years that they were in the midbar. He tells us...

Microwave, Kashering Back and Forth

Q. Is it permissible to use a microwave oven for both milchigs (dairy) and fleishigs (meat), if one kashers it back and forth? A. The...

The Great “Open Milk Bottle Controversy”

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times The controversy has been raging on for close to two decades now. And it has appeared...

Jewish View on Gambling

Gambling is a subject which is well-known to divide opinions. In Judaism, the practice is largely frowned upon. Gamblers are not allowed to be...

Saying Tefillas Haderech

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld There are many who travel often and do not want to say the bracha of Tefillas Haderech on a daily basis...

Baltimore’s Fascinating Kiddush Levana Quandary This Month

The following was written for his Kehilla in Baltimore by Rabbi Dovid Heber, Kashrus Administrator at Star-K and Rav of KAYTT. Other communities in...

Listen: Rav Moshe Meiselman On “Histalkus HaShechinah”

The following shmuess was delivered by Rav Moshe Moeiselman, rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Toras Moshe of Yerushalayim. The shmuess was given shortly before the Three Weeks on the...

Watch: Rabbi Hanoch Teller: Why Cry?

In the following video, Rabbi Hanoch Teller talks about what we are mourning for on Tisha B'Av, and how to feel the tragedy...