Reminder: Make an Eruv Tavshilin

Free reminder service below. By Rabbi Tzvi Rosen A fundamental difference between Yom Tov observance and Shabbos observance is the allowance of ochel nefesh, food preparation on Yom Tov....

Listen: Rav Reisman On Chag HaPesach and Sefiras Ha’omer

The following is a shiur delivered by Harav Yisroel Reisman, rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Torah Vodaas and mara d’asra of Agudath Israel of Madison. The...

Listen: Rav Feiner On the Leil HaSeder

The following is a shiur was delivered by Rav Eytan Feiner, the brilliant and dynamic rov of the White Shul, Cong. Knesseth Israel in...

Poskim: No Problem with Chometz in Township-Owned Trash Bins

Lakewood, NJ - Lakewood, an area of 26 square miles, has 217 miles of Township streets. It also has thousands upon thousands of garbage receptacles...

Pesach: But What Could Be the Problem With…

By Rabbi Tzvi Rosen, Star-K Kashrus Administrator; Editor, Kashrus Kurrents As Pesach begins tonight, the grocery bills have mounted and the bank account has dwindled. The...

Listen: Dental Fillings On Pesach

The following shiur, on the topic of "Stimas Hashinayim - Fillings" as related to the Yom Tov of Pesach, was delivered on Sunday morning...

Chodosh Development for Next Season

Rabbi Yoseph Herman, producer of The Chodosh Guide who is greatly credited for the widespread adherence to yoshon today, shared with Matzav.com an important...

Kashering Teeth?!

By Rabbi Yehuda Spitz 75 years ago, a relatively unknown young avreich (Kollel Youngerman) living in Eretz Yisrael, wrote a very detailed and extensive halachic query...

Q. Is Baker’s Yeast Chometz?

Is Baker's yeast chometz? A. The se’or prohibited by the Torah does not refer to baker’s yeast. Se’or is sourdough, which is made by allowing...