Using An Oven For Milchigs And Fleishigs

1) The ovens that are found in most homes today are manufactured in such a way that their openings are closed and their...

Rav Moshe Feinstein & Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach: Kiddush With A Plastic Cup

Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach once attended a kiddush where no kiddush cup or even glass cup was available. Rav Shlomo Zalman did not hesitate...

Shavuos: Counting Temimos

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Someone once pointed out that in New York City all one has to do to calculate sundown in May is add...

Video: Rabbi Dovid Heber’s Pesach Primer

The following informative shiur on Pesach was delivered Rabbi Dovid Heber, a native of St. Louis, who attended Telshe Yeshiva in Chicago...

Purim: Ad Delo Yoda – Until What Exactly?

The Gemara, Megilah 7b states, אמר רבא מיחייב איניש לבסומי בפוריא עד דלא ידע בין ארור המן וברוך מרדכי. "Rava said, "One is obligated...

Growing in Emunah – Facing the Greatest Challenges

By Rabbi Yechezkel Spanglet                                                                                    Today, we will discuss some of the most challenging yesurim. We hope that some of the information conveyed here will...

Relying on a Nachash or Saying Mazal Tov Part II

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld Last week we said that the Issur min HaTorah applies only if one uses a sign that is not logical and...

Shaking Out a Tablecloth Outdoors On Shabbos

In the early days of farming a mixed collection of grain kernels, chaff and stem debris, would remain on the threshing grounds after the...

Audio: Rav Shurkin On “Petur Misasek U’B’inyan Misasek B’lavin D’bal Yira’eh U’bal Yimotzeh U’misasek...

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

Hilchos Chanukah: Oil or Candles?

B'dieved one may light all night until Alos Hashachar (according to some, even less than a half hour...