Sukkah 35: The Mixed Up Esrog

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

Rosh Hashanah 22: Chinese Auctions

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...

Jay Leno (Who?) and Halacha

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The headlines read that Jay Leno, the late-night comedian, took a fifteen million dollar pay cut in order to save...

Meat and Dairy: A Kosher Consumer’s Handbook

Rabbi Dovid Heber, Star-K Kashrus Administrator One of the best known halachos of kashrus is that one may not eat meat and milk...

Paying On Time

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld The posuk in this week’s Parsha teaches us that one should pay the wages of his worker on the day of his work since he...

Rav Moshe Twersky Hy”d on Inyanei Tisha B’Av

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Shavua Sheh’chal Bo When Tisha B’Av Falls on Shabbos The Tur (Orach Chaim 551) brings varying opinions regarding the status of the week...

Waiting to Count On Shavuos Night

On Shavuos night, the minhag is to wait until it is night - Tzeis Hakochavim - to daven Maariv in order to...

Kiddush Friday Night Part 6 – Distributing the Wine

By Yosef Brecher How should one distribute the wine after reciting kiddush? As we mentioned last week, after the person preforming the kiddush (the "reciter")...

Know What’s Right Before You Light

The halacha card below is being distributed as part of "The Shaimos Project" a division of the Ner Reuven Ahavas Hamitzvos Initiative. This new...

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...