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...

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...

Yuma 34: Pressuring People to Give Tzedakah

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

Yevamos 58: Willful Indifference

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 Shitos HaRishonim B’Din Ibud Lishmon Shel Oros Hatefillin and Lo...

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...

Selected Halachos Related to Yom Kippur

By Rabbi Daniel Neustadt QUESTION: On Erev Yom Kippur, may one eat, wear leather shoes or wash his face and hands after reciting the Birkas...

Audio: Rav Shurkin On “Hischaiyvus D’arev B’halvo’ah U’b’inyan Kinyan Al Yedei Gemiras Daas Gemurah...

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...

For Pesach: How to Navigate Your Kitchen Appliances on Shabbos and Yom Tov

By Rabbi Eli Gersten  OU Kosher Rabbinic Coordinator Special from the OU Passover Guide 2016 Technology has both simplified and complicated our lives. The use of...

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....

Video: Harry Rothenberg On Parshas Korach

Attorney Harry Rothenberg offers a five-minute thought on the parsha disseminated by Partners in Torah and Project Inspire. Matzav.com presents his weekly devar Torah here. Click...