Rav Yeruchem Olshin – on Shavuos

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times Beloved.  Loves. Shares the Pain of Others. These three of the 48 manners in which to...

Sorry to Spoil the Cheese Party: A Reply to Rabbi Barry Dolinger’s “Milchig Manifesto...

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer  P’sak Halacha is very serious business. To adjudicate Halacha, one must be a grounded halachic authority, whose command of the issues...

Eating Dairy on Shavuos

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer The Rama on Orach Chaim 494:3 quotes a widespread minhag to eat dairy foods on Shavuos. The Mishnah Berurah (ibid. s.k.12)...

Video: “Firstborn Double Inheritance” (Daf Yomi B’iyun)

Firstborn Double Inheritance from Real Clear Daf Daf Yomi B’iyun (by Real Clear Daf) explores the topic of the first-born’s double portion of the inheritance. The...

Torah Study is Not Like Calculus

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss As we make final preparations for Shavuos, including a fervent desire to come away from the yyom Tov with a...

The Hawaiian Chicken-Chilean Sea Bass-New York Cheesecake Shavuos Cooking Challenge

By Margie Pensak Cooking and baking for Shavuos can become a halachically confusing juggling act, alternating between the preparation of milchig, fleishig, pareve, and fish...

Every Grain of Sand…

 by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran …anyone who kills one soul of Israel is considered as if he has killed an entire world; And anyone who sustains one soul...