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Parshas Devorim: Rav Chaim Kanievsky – Taking Your Shver To Court July 24, 2015  4:20 am

“UShifatitem Tzedek Bein Ish U’Bein Achiv U’Bein Geiro”, you shall judge righteously between a man and his brother and his Ger (Devarim 1:16). In one 

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A Comprehensive Guide to the Prohibitions of Tishah B’av July 23, 2015  1:43 pm

Click on image or here to download. By Rabbi Doniel Neustadt The ninth day of Av, the day on which both Batei Mikdash were destroyed, not only commemorates the destruction of both Temples, but is also a national day

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When Tishah B’av is Postponed to Sunday: Five Halachic Distinctions You Need to Know July 23, 2015  1:11 pm

By Rabbi Yonasan Sasportas Since it is prohibited to fast on Shabbos, in the event that Tishah B’av occurs on Shabbos, we postpone its observance to Sunday. This is known as a Taanis

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Audio: Shabbos Leftovers in the Nine Days July 17, 2015  7:49 am

The following shiur on the topic of “Melava Malka in the Nine Days When You’re “Fleishigs,” was delivered  by Rav Chaim Weg, Rosh Kollel at the Bais HaVaad

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How to Use a Keurig Without Destroying it in the Mikva July 17, 2015  6:07 am

By Rabbi Baruch Fried In this week’s Parsha [31:21-23] we are introduced to the requirement of purifying utensils acquired from a non-Jew. The Gemara in Avoda Zara 75B tells us that

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Incubators and Pidyon Haben July 17, 2015  4:44 am

Does the 30 Day Waiting Period Begin When the Baby was Born or When it Left the Incubator? BY Rabbi Micha Cohn [This article is for educational and enrichment

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Audio: Rav Shurkin On “Vov Ketiah and Anan Lo Bekinan Bechaserois Veyeseirois B’Sifrei Torah” July 16, 2015  10:39 pm

[Audio below.] The following shiur was delivered at Bais Medrash Kol Yehuda-Brook Hill Ashkenaz Shul in Lakewood, NJ,

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How to Write the Date During Av July 16, 2015  5:16 am

By Rabbi Moshe Friedman The Machatzis Hashekel (O.C. 417) quotes the Hagahos Mordechai in the name of the Tosefta that there is no Rosh Chodesh Bentching for the month of Av. Many

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Clinton Prison Escape: Incarceration in Halacha July 10, 2015  7:52 am

By Rabbi Micha Cohn The dramatic escape of two convicted murderers from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Upstate New York

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Audio: Rav Shurkin On “Kuhonosoi Shel Pinchos U’b’din Haposuk ”Hineni Noisen Loi Es Brisi Shalom” D’vo”v D’shalom Ketiah Hee” July 5, 2015  10:16 pm

[Audio below.] The following shiur was delivered at Bais Medrash Kol Yehuda-Brook Hill Ashkenaz Shul in Lakewood, NJ,

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