Hadlokos Nairos, Part II: Melacha after Hadlaka

By Yosef Brecher If a woman has already lit Shabbos candles, is she still permitted to perform melacha until nightfall? What about her husband? Last...

The Purim Seudah

1)It is a Mitzvah on all Jewish men, women and children to partake of a festive Seudah, meal, on Purim. The Purim Seudah needs to...

Watch: What Not to Eat on Rosh Hashanah

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Sukkah 25: Can a Kohein Visit a Tzaddik’s Grave?

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

Photos: Khal Ateres Yeshaya Flies Flag for July 4th: Celebrating America’s Independence

Question: Displaying the American flag, is that considered a gentile ideal? Answer from Rav Avigdor Miller zt"l Let me tell you something, Fifty years ago...

A 49-Hour Fast

By Rabbi Yaakov Asher Sinclair Can you imagine what it must be like for Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, to last two days?...

Beitzah 36: Dancing on Shabbos and Yom Tov

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...

May One Use A Fidget Spinner By Davening If It Can Increase His Kavannah?

By: Rav Yosef Greenwald Introduction Fidget spinners have emerged on the market as the latest “fad.” They have managed to keep people spellbound when playing with...

Audio: Eidus for Kiddush Hachodesh

The following shiur was delivered on  Sunday morning at Bais Medrash Kol Yehuda-Brook HillAshkenaz Shul in Lakewood, NJ, and is posted exclusively here on...

Sukkah 20: Choosing a Rov

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