Children & The Sukkah/Hilchos Chol Hamoed Review

Parents of boys who 5 or 6 years old (depending on their maturity) are obligated to be Mechanech (train) them in the mitzvah of...

Taanis 28: Monopolizing 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...

Listen: Do Women Say Hallel On Chanukah?

A comprehensive presentation regarding the obligation of women to say Hallel on Chanukah. This shiur, presented by the Bais Havaad, is delivered by Rav Chaim...

Knives for Milchigs and Fleishigs

Knives and other sharp utensils used to cut or grate, which are designated for meat or dairy, should L'Chatchilah not be used to cut...

The Halachos of Matanos La’evyonim

1) It is a Mitzva to give "Matanos L'Evyonim- gifts to the poor" on Purim day. If the money was given to the poor person...

Hadlokas Nairos Part 7 – Multiple Women Lighting in One Room

By Yosef Brecher If a number of women from different households are all eating together in one room, can they all light their Shabbos candles...

Hilchos Pesach – Bedikas Chometz

If one forgot, or was unable to make the Bedikah on Sunday night (28 March) one should make the Bedikah on Monday, as early...

Business Halacha: Recourse Exists If An Item Was Overpriced Or Underpriced

Question: I rented a house for $6,000 a month. It later became clear that I was swindled and comparable rentals in the area are...

Chanukah – Getting Our Hearts Back in It

Based on a shiur by Rav Yitzchak Sorotzkin, Rosh Yeshivas Telz and Mesivta of Lakewood By Rabbi Eli Glaser, CNWC, CWMC Director, Soveya The commentator Bach, in...

Rav Wosner: Can A Litvak Wear A Shtreimel For Davening On Purim?

As we all know, Purim is a time when people - even adults - dress up. Thus, a Litvak might wear a shtreimel if...