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 Jewish housewife...

Mechitzos in Shul – Too High and Too Low?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman There is a wide variety of synagogues and Shteiblach in our communities.  These houses of worship have different types of Mechitzos....

Rav Shurkin: Bris Milah of a Yasom

The following shiur was delivered on  Sunday morning at Bais Medrash Kol Yehuda-Brook HillAshkenaz Shul in Lakewood, NJ, and is posted exclusively here on...

A Basic Understanding Of The Tekios

By Rabbi Doniel Neustadt One of the most important mitzvos of Rosh Hashanah is the Biblical command to blow the shofar. Although ...

The Nusach of Birkas Ha’illanos

By R' Moshe Friedman, Matzav.com What is the correct nusach for Birkas Ha'illanos? According to Kabbalah, Birkas Ha'illanos should be said only in Chodesh Nissan. This...

How to Purchase Daled Minim Grown During Shemita

By Rabbi Yehoshua Greenwald This article will discuss the Daled Minim – the Four Species used on Sukkos which grew during Shemita. There are specific...

Yishuv Eretz Yisroel: Does It Apply Today? At What Risk? At What Cost?

By Rabbi Yaakov Rappaport  Leaving the Land Many young couples begin their first years of marriage living in Eretz Yisroel. Some couples decide to return to Chutz...

Zika Virus in Halachah: Is It Halachically Permitted To Travel To Locales With Communicable...

By Rabbi Yosef Fund The most recent outbreak of the Zika virus began in April 2015 in Brazil, and subsequently spread to other countries in South America, Central America,...

Watch: Rav Yisroel Brog Pesach Series: Avdus

Rav Yisroel Brog is the rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Tiferes Avigdor in Cleveland, Ohio. The following is a Pesach shiur on the topic of "Avdus." WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Enzyme Modified Cheese in Halacha

Q. I have heard that food technologists can now accelerate the aging of cheeses. Is this true, and would I have to wait six...