What May Be Eaten Outside of the Sukkah?

One is permitted to eat foods which do not require a Hamotzie, Mezonos or Hagafen out of the Sukkah when those foods are not...

Erev Yom Kippur: Lots of Candy – How Many Brachos?

Generally, the halacha is that when a person makes a bracha on a food, the bracha is in effect so long as he does...

Eating and Drinking Outside the Sukkah

One may not eat a K'beitzah (the size of an egg) of any Mezonos or Hamotzie food outside of a Sukkah. (Shulchan Aruch w/Mishnah...

Bringing a Heater into the Sukkah

If one is unable to sleep in the Sukkah due to cold weather, one is not obligated to do so, and one is not...

Proper Speech in the Sukkah

Inasmuch as the holiness of the Sukkah is very great, one should limit discussions in the Sukkah as much as possible to words of...

Living in the Sukkah/Reviewing the Laws of Aseres Yemei Teshuvah

 The proper way to fulfill the mitzvah of Sukkah is for one to "eat, drink, sleep, relax, talk with friends, and live in the...

A Basic Understanding Of The Tekios

By Rabbi Doniel Neustadt One of the most important mitzvos of Rosh Hashanah is the Biblical command to blow the shofar. Although the significance of...

To Bee Or Not To Bee: A Kashrus Guide to Honey

By Rabbi Dovid Heber, Star-K Kashrus Administrator For hundreds of years, the Jewish custom has been to begin Rosh Hashana with an apple dipped in...

Asher Yotzar During Pesukei Dezimrah

If one uses the bathroom during Pesukei D'zimrah one should say the beracha of Asher Yatzar as soon as possible, between Perakim (paragraphs) of...

The Shevet Halevi & Rav Shternbuch: Can A Frum Jew Be Your “Motzo’ei Shabbos...

If someone keeps Rabbeinu Tam's zeman for Motzo'ei Shabbos, may he ask his friend who already 'finished' Shabbos to do melacha for him? That question...