Bracha Over A Cheap Apartment?

A number of poskim were asked whether someone who wins a lottery for reduced price apartments currently distributed by the Housing Ministry should recite the bracha of Hatov Vehameitiv said...

Bris or Learn, That Is The Question

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld If Reuven has a seder kavua of learning in the morning may he be mevatel Torah to attend a bris milah? “Aseh docheh Lo Saseh” is a concept that we...

Taste Of Stealing

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld The Gemara in Brachos, daf heh, amud bais brings a story about Rav Huna. Rav Huna had four hundred barrels of wine that all turned sour and became vinegar....

Watch: Rav Gershon Edelstein On How to Deal with Those Who Leave the Fold

THIS IS THE TRANSCRIPT OF THE VIDEO TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH:   * KOVOD & YEDIDUS * Avi Fishoff: The Rosh Yeshiva has stated clearly that when a...

Insect Infestation Concerns in…S’chach

The institute in Eretz Yisroel headed by Rav Moshe Vaya, the renowned expert in bedikas tolaim, insect infestation in foods, released an alert regarding...

Audio: Rav Soloveitchik On “Mitzvah Haba’ah Ba’aveirah – Lulav Hagazul”

The following is a shiur that was delivered in by Rav Yosef Dov Soloveitchik of Boston on the inyan of "mitzvah haba'ah  ba'aveirah -...

Experts: Be Careful of “Glued Shut” Lulavim

Daled Minim experts in the Holy Land have once again warned the public of lulavim that have been treated with acrylic glue to prevent...

P’sak: Stealing Daled Minim is Forbidden

A number of neighborhood publications in Israel Yerushalayim and elsewhere recent republished a psak released several years ago by the former Chief Rabbis of Israel,...

Important Halacha Regarding Arba Minim

Some years ago, an unofficial poll taken in Far Rockaway, New York, revealed a startling and alarming fact. Over 90% of women polled were unaware of...