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Audio: Must Tefillin be an Absolute Square? July 31, 2015  4:44 am

[Audio below.] The following shiur was delivered by Rav Chaim Weg, Rosh Kollel at the Bais HaVaad Kollel for Dayanus.

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An Overview of the Day of Tisha B’Av July 26, 2015  12:13 am

On Tisha B’Av, five national calamities occurred: During the time of Moshe, Jews in the desert accepted the slanderous report of the 10 Spies, and the

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Hilchos Tisha B’Av and Tisha B’Av Shechal Lihiyos B’Shabbos July 24, 2015  5:12 am

By Rabbi Yissachar Dovi Krakowski The following is meant as a convenient review of Halachos pertaining to Tisha BeAv. The Piskei Din for the most part are based purely on the Sugyos,

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Parshas Devorim: Rav Chaim Kanievsky – Taking Your Shver To Court July 24, 2015  4:20 am

“UShifatitem Tzedek Bein Ish U’Bein Achiv U’Bein Geiro”, you shall judge righteously between a man and his brother and his Ger (Devarim 1:16). In one 

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A Comprehensive Guide to the Prohibitions of Tishah B’av July 23, 2015  1:43 pm

Click on image or here to download. By Rabbi Doniel Neustadt The ninth day of Av, the day on which both Batei Mikdash were destroyed, not only commemorates the destruction of both Temples, but is also a national day

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When Tishah B’av is Postponed to Sunday: Five Halachic Distinctions You Need to Know July 23, 2015  1:11 pm

By Rabbi Yonasan Sasportas Since it is prohibited to fast on Shabbos, in the event that Tishah B’av occurs on Shabbos, we postpone its observance to Sunday. This is known as a Taanis

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Audio: Shabbos Leftovers in the Nine Days July 17, 2015  7:49 am

The following shiur on the topic of “Melava Malka in the Nine Days When You’re “Fleishigs,” was delivered  by Rav Chaim Weg, Rosh Kollel at the Bais HaVaad

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How to Use a Keurig Without Destroying it in the Mikva July 17, 2015  6:07 am

By Rabbi Baruch Fried In this week’s Parsha [31:21-23] we are introduced to the requirement of purifying utensils acquired from a non-Jew. The Gemara in Avoda Zara 75B tells us that

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Incubators and Pidyon Haben July 17, 2015  4:44 am

Does the 30 Day Waiting Period Begin When the Baby was Born or When it Left the Incubator? BY Rabbi Micha Cohn [This article is for educational and enrichment

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Audio: Rav Shurkin On “Vov Ketiah and Anan Lo Bekinan Bechaserois Veyeseirois B’Sifrei Torah” July 16, 2015  10:39 pm

[Audio below.] The following shiur was delivered at Bais Medrash Kol Yehuda-Brook Hill Ashkenaz Shul in Lakewood, NJ,

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