Cutting The Lines At The Slopes

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Winter vacation. Poconos. Camelback. Skiing. Snow-tubing. Lines. Standing in line for what seems like eons. And as one stands in line,...

LISTEN: Rav Shurkin On Hilchos Purim

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

Debriciner Rov: Walking to Get a Siddur from Al Hanissim in Middle of Shemoneh...

If a person is in middle of Shemoneh Esrei and needs a siddur to say Yaaleh Veyavo, which he doesn't know by heart, the...

Selected Halachos Related to Yom Kippur

By Rabbi Daniel Neustadt QUESTION: On Erev Yom Kippur, may one eat, wear leather shoes or wash his face and hands after reciting the Birkas...

Yuma 41: Paying for Indiscernible Damage

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

Megillah 16: The Quiet Birchas Kohanim

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...

The Halachos and Minhagim of Rosh Hashanah: A Review

By Rabbi Y. Dov Krakowski The following is meant as a convenient review of Halachos pertaining to Rosh Hashana. The Piskei Din for the most...

The Best Segulah

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld The posuk in this week’s Parsha teaches us that we should be a “tamim” (accepting) when it comes to Hashem. The Rambam does not count this as one...

Yuma 33: Davening Mussaf Before Shacharis

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

OU Kosher Experts Answer Sukkos Questions

OU Kosher presents frequently asked questions to-date on the OU Kosher Hotline (212-613-8241) by consumers in preparation for Sukkos. Questions may also be...