Hilchos Zimun – Part I

By Rabbi Dovid Ostroff Three people who have dined together are obligated to bentch with zimun. This obligation is biblically sourced in the possuk âãìå...

Parshas Lech Lecha: From Egypt to Israel

By Rabbi Berel Wein Our father Avraham and our mother Sarah are the paradigm Jews. Their lives and the events that occurred to them are...

Audio: Rav Mintz On Parshas Noach

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

Squeezing Lemons On Shabbos

By Rabbi Dovid Ostroff Is one permitted to squeeze lemons in order to make lemonade on Shabbos? In the first instance we would say that...

Rav Brazil On Parshas Noach

By Rav Shmuel Brazil The entire world as we see and live in it today evolved through three individuals Shem Cham and Yafes ....

Olive Oil: The Contemporary Industry of Antiquity

By Rabbi Tzvi Rosen, Star-K Kashrus Administrator; Editor, Kashrus Kurrents Olive oil, the liquid gold of the ancients was touted for its nutritional, medicinal, and...

Rav Leff On Parshas Noach

By Rabbi Zev Leff And as for Me - Behold I am about to bring the Flood-waters upon the earth to destroy all flesh in...

Special case of “Shuda d’Daini” – Bava Basra 62

Subscribe to the Daily Daf Yomi Summary here. By: Rabbi Yaakov Montrose The Gemora discusses a case in which a person draws three boundaries of the...

Rav did not want to reveal the “Sod” – Bava Basra 62

Subscribe to the Daily Daf Yomi Summary here. A person sold a field to his friend, and drew one border long and one border (on...

The Bracha of Hagomel

By Rabbi Dovid Ostroff Who is required to recite Birkas Hagomel? A person who was in a dangerous predicament and escaped, is obligated to thank HKB"H, and...