Vaccinations in Halacha

By Rabbi Tzvi Haber MAY 17th, 2016: The New York City health department confirmed they are investigating a chicken pox outbreak that has struck the...

A Kosher Keurig

The Keurig coffee machine makes enjoying great coffee easy; Toveling it, however, is another issue… By Rabbi Boruch Fried A staple in the modern day work place-...

May a Chosson Shave Before Shkiah Today?

Q. May a chosson who is getting married the night of Lag Ba’omer - namely, tonight - shave earlier in the day, on the 32nd...

May I Say Thank You?

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld Reuven borrows money from an acquaintance named Shimon. May Reuven daven for a refuah shelaima for Shimon if he knows that...

Minhagim of Pesach Sheini, Today

Today, the 14th of Iyar is Pesach Sheni. According to many opinions one does not fast on this day, make Hespedim, or a Hakomas...

Using an Umbrella on Shabbos

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld May one go out holding an umbrella if it rains on Shabbos? What if the umbrella was opened before Shabbos? The Shailos...

Terumah and Maaser – Any Concerns Now?

Q. May I currently purchase and consume Israeli fruit, such as clementines, without separating Terumah and Maaser? A. In theory, fruit which grew or blossomed...

Corn Flakes, Rice Krispies After Pesach

Q. May I purchase corn flakes or rice crispy cereals after Pesach from a Jewish-owned store that did not sell its chametz on Pesach? A....

Flour After Pesach: What’s the Deal?

Q. May I purchase flour after Pesach from a Jewish-owned store that did not sell its chametz? A. One of the processing steps in the...

Listen: The Yom Hashoah Debate

The following shiur on "The Yom Hashoah Debate" was delivered by Rabbi Motti Neuburger at the White Shul in Far Rockaway. LISTEN: {Matzav.com}