Rav Moshe Twersky Hy”d On the Parshah

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman (מַה־תִּתֶּן־לִ֔י וְאָנֹכִ֖י הוֹלֵ֣ךְ עֲרִירִ֑י וּבֶן־מֶ֣שֶׁק בֵּיתִ֔י ה֖וּא דַּמֶּ֥שֶׂק אֱלִיעֶֽזֶר (טו:ב When Avraham Avinu is describing his plight that he has no children,...

Bracha Over A Cheap Apartment?

A number of poskim were asked whether someone who wins a lottery for reduced price apartments currently distributed by the Housing Ministry should recite the bracha of Hatov Vehameitiv said...

Who Supports Whom?

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld In this week’s parsha, Parshas Terumah, the Torah tells us that the badim had to be in the aron to be used to carry the aron. The way the aron was carried...

Sukkah 8: Children Making Tzitzis

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

Audio: Rav Shurkin On Haforas Vehakomas Nedorim

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...

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...

The Chiyuv of Mishloach Manos Themes

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When Tishah B’av is Postponed to Sunday: Five Halachic Distinctions You Need to Know

By Rabbi Yonasan Sasportas Since it is prohibited to fast on Shabbos, in the event that Tishah B'av occurs on Shabbos, we postpone its observance...

Hilchos Pesach: Going Away, Bedikah at Hotel

If one will not be at home for Pesach (and will not be able to make a Bedikas Chometz on Sunday night (28 March)...