Audio: Rav Yisroel Reisman On Parshas Tzav

The following is a shiur delivered by Harav Yisroel Reisman, maggid shiur in Yeshiva Torah Vodaas and mara d’asra of Agudath Israel of...

Audio: Rav Moshe Aharon Friedman On Pesach

The following shiur was delivered by Rav Moshe Aharon Friedman, a popular maggid shiur at Yeshivas Mir in Yerushalayim. Rav Friedman is known...

Rav Brazil On the Parsha: Shabbos Hagadol

By Rav Shmuel Brazil The Ari Hakodosh said that if the exodus of Am Yisrael would have delayed from Mitzrayim even for a very short...

Shabbos Hagadol

This Shabbos is Shabbos Hagadol. It is called Shabbos Hagadol because in the year that the Bnei Yisroel left Mitzrayim the 10th of Nissan...

Abstaining from Wine – Bava Kamma 91

Rabbi Elozar HaKappar asks: What does the verse mean when it says, “and he shall atone for him for having sinned on his soul?”...

Afflictions Purge a Person’s Sins – Bava Kamma 91

The Gemora states that if a master knocks out the tooth of his slave, or if he blinds his eye, he must release the...

Humiliation with Words – Bava Kamma 91

The Gemora stated: If someone spat at his friend and the spittle hit him, or he removed the hair covering of a woman or...

Minhagim of Birchas Hachama

Note that our halacha posts are generally found in our Halachic Corner section. However, due to the attention being paid to Birchas Hachama, we...

Time to Say Birchas Hachama; What if it’s Cloudy?

1. Lechatchila, the bracha of Birchas Hachamah should be said as early as possible after netz hachama (sunrise in NYC will be 6:28 a.m.)...

Parshas Tzav: Pure Confusion

By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky As the laws of the korbonos (sacrifices) progress through the ensuing week's Torah portions, we find more and more complex issues...