Listen: Rav Mintz On Parshas Vayigash

Each week, Rav Chaim Mintz, Mashgiach of the Yeshiva of Staten Island and founder and head of Oorah Kiruv Rechokim, offers, via telephone, an insightful...

Video: Make Yourself Certain About ברי ושמא (Daf Yomi B’iyun)

Make Yourself Certain About ברי ושמא from Real Clear Daf on Vimeo Daf Yomi B’iyun explores the topic "ברי ושמא." Why should the fact that...

May Light Grape Juice Be Used for Kiddush?

Q. In a previous Halachah Yomis you wrote that at home one should add only a minimal amount of water to grape juice that...

No Recognition

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld Yosef’s brothers did not recognize Yosef when they stood before him because when he was sold into slavery he had not yet grown...

Listen: Do Women Say Hallel On Chanukah?

A comprehensive presentation regarding the obligation of women to say Hallel on Chanukah. This shiur, presented by the Bais Havaad, is delivered by Rav Chaim...

Animal Rights: How Far Does Tzaar Baalei Chaim go?

By Rav Yosef Greenwald, Member of the Bais HaVaad Edited by R' Nechemya Klugman The halachah of tzaar baalei chaim requires us not cause pain to...

Video: Rav Brog on The Lessons of the Chashmonaim

The following shiur was delivered by Rav Yisroel Brog, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Tiferes Avigdor in Cleveland, Ohio on the topic of "The Lessons of...

Rav Moshe Twersky Hy”d on The Monarchy of the Chashmonaim

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Following the victory over the Greeks, the Chashmonaim assumed the monarchy of Klal Yisrael. This, despite the fact that they were...

Chanukah Gelt: Minhag or Made-Up Custom?

Q. What is the reason that children receive Chanukah Gelt, special monetary gifts, on Chanukah? Why do some have a custom to give Chanukah...

The Bais Yosef’s Kashya

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld Everybody is aware of the Bais Yosef’s question on Chanukah concerning the amount of days of celebration. We light the Menorah on Chanukah as a result of the miracle...