Guide To Selling “Real” Chometz Before Pesach

Although, l'halacha, any chometz may be sold before Pesach, there are pious individuals who do not sell "real chometz," but rather give it away,...

The Purim Seudah

1)It is a Mitzvah on all Jewish men, women and children to partake of a festive Seudah, meal, on Purim. The Purim Seudah needs to...

Updated: Shabbos Alert Regarding Pampers Retracted By the Star-K

Original report: Frum consumers should note that Pampers Swaddlers Sensitive and Pampers Feel ‘N Learn Advanced Trainer diapers change color when the diaper...

Q. Is Baker’s Yeast Chometz?

Is Baker's yeast chometz? A. The se’or prohibited by the Torah does not refer to baker’s yeast. Se’or is sourdough, which is made by allowing...

Ticket Scalping in Shul: A P’sak from Rav Elyashiv

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The events and description that you are about to read are real. The names, however, have been changed. It...

Daf Yomi B’Halacha, Yuma 31: Using a Hot Mikvah On Shabbos

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

Which Sefirah Should One Follow for Aveilus?

-During The days of Sefira, it is customary to exhibit some signs of mourning, as in this time period the 24,000 disciples of Rabbi...

Women and Sefiras Ha’omer

Women are not obligated in the mitzvah of counting the Omer because it is a positive mitzvah that is dependent upon time. However, many...

Audio: Rav Shurkin On “Chatzi Shiur B’mitzvos Aseh, Pidyon Peter Chamor, and Parshas Bo”

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