Who Comes First?

By Berach Steinfeld The Gemara in Eiruvin, daf mem gimmel, amud bais says that Eliyahu Hanavi will come before Mashiach to let us know that the geulah is really close. The following question is asked by...

Swimming on Shiva Asser B’Tammuz?

With this year's fast of the 17th of Tammuz coinciding with one the hottest days of the year, the question on many people's minds...

Minyan or Shkiya?

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld The mishna in Brachos, daf chof vov, amud alef says that the zman for mincha is until the evening and according to Reb Yehuda until plag hamincha. Rabbeinu Yona says that one may not daven...

Keeping the Light on For You

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld I recently saw a great story that Rav Yechiel Michel Stern recounted. We can learn some mussar and a halacha from it so it is worthwhile sharing it here.  A...