At Weddings, Bar Mitzvos, Sheva Brachos, Think Before You Eat

If one eats a non-mezonos food prior to a meal in which he intends on washing, he may be obligated to make both a...

Pain to the Deceased – Bava Metzia 38

It was stated: If a man is taken captive, Rav said that we would not bring down a relative to his property, and Shmuel...

200 – 1,000!!?? – Bava Metzia 37

The Mishna had stated: Two people deposited money with a guardian, one deposited one hundred and one deposited two hundred, and each claims that...

Hilchos Meah (100) Brachos

-Men, and boys who have reached the age of Chinuch (and according to a minority opinion, Women and girls) are obligated to make a...

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...

Rav Brazil On Shavuos: Missed and Gained Opportunities

By Rav Shmuel Brazil One of the charachters of the megillas Rus is peloni almoni the relative who was also called the goail who was...

Meat and Diary: A Kosher Consumer’s Handbook

Rabbi Dovid Heber, Star-K Kashrus Administrator One of the best known halachos of kashrus is that one may not eat meat and milk together.  One...

Shavuos: The Untouchables

By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky A unique aspect of the holiday of Shavuous struck me as I as explaining the customs of the holidays to some...

Last Chance: Only $36 – Have Your Dedication Printed on a Signboard Shavuos Night...

On the yom tov of Matan Torah, the Ir HaTorah rejoices. All night long the streets of Lakewood are filled with people streaming to...

Evil eye – Bava Metzia 30

By: Rabbi Avrohom Adler   Subscribe to the Daily Daf Yomi Summary http://www.daf-yomi.org   The Gemora states that one is forbidden to spread out a lost article that...