Minhagim of Pesach Sheini

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

But What Could Be the Problem With…

By Rabbi Tzvi Rosen, Star-K Kashrus Administrator; Editor, Kashrus Kurrents As Pesach nears, the grocery bills mount and the bank account dwindles, the...

Daf Yomi B’Halacha, Yuma 33: Cutting the Bottom Challah

Rabbi Mordechai Koster is presently a member of the kollel at Bais Medresh Govoha in Lakewood, NJ, where he received semichah. He has...

Yevamos 17: Avoiding a Mitzvah

Rabbi Mordechai Koster is presently a member of the kollel at Bais Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, NJ, where he receivedsemichah. He has written several seforim...

Audio: Rav Shurkin On Showers on Yom Tov, and Women Learning Torah

The following shiur was delivered at Bais Medrash Kol Yehuda-Brook Hill Ashkenaz Shul in Lakewood, NJ, and is posted exclusively here on Matzav.com l'illuy...

Hilchos Uminhagei Yom Kippur

By Rabbi Y. Dov Krakowski The following is meant as a convenient review of Halachos pertaining to Rosh Yom-Kippur. The Piskei Din for the most...

Audio: Rav Shurkin On “B’din Bechor Beheimah Tehoirah B’zman Hazeh U’b’inyan Chazakah Keneged Sfeika...

The following shiur was delivered at Bais Medrash Kol Yehuda-Brook Hill Ashkenaz Shul in Lakewood, NJ, and is posted exclusively here onMatzav.com l'illuy nishmas...

BIG MONEY FROM BIG NAMES: Recognizing a Donor with a Dedication

By Rabbi Yosef Fund Donald J. Trump has been a newsmaker for decades before he entered the Presidential race. He is a successful businessman who...

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...

The Kashrus Status of a Slurpee

By Rabbi Baruch Fried This article is for informational purposes only, as always check with your Rav. Are Slurpees kosher without a Mashgiach? As the 7-11 chain...