Retaining its Beauty – Bava Basra 24

Subscribe to the Daily Daf Yomi Summary here. The Mishna says that if the city is first, the tree should be cut down and he...

Asher Yotzar During Pesukei Dezimrah

If one uses the bathroom during Pesukei D'zimrah one should say the beracha of Asher Yatzar as soon as possible, between Perakim (paragraphs) of...

The Shevet Halevi & Rav Shternbuch: Can A Frum Jew Be Your “Motzo’ei Shabbos...

If someone keeps Rabbeinu Tam's zeman for Motzo'ei Shabbos, may he ask his friend who already 'finished' Shabbos to do melacha for him? That question...

Audio: Rav Reisman On Parshas Nitzavim-Vayeilech

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 Mintz On Parshas Nitzavim-Vayeilech

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

Rav Brazil On Parshas Nitzavim

By Rav Shmuel Brazil The parsha begins with the statement that Yisrael is standing today all of them before Hashem Elokeichem. The Zohar says that...

Industrial Eggs – Not As Simple As It May Seem

By Rabbi Zushe Blech, Kehilas Bais Ben Tziyon, Monsey, NY The talmudic paradigm for a concept that is blatantly obvious is Keveiasa Bechuscha, the issue...

Parshas Nitzavim: Heartspeak

By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky Teshuva. It is the word of the hour, and there is no better time for the Torah to talk about it...

Power over the Yetzer Hara – Bava Basra 17

Subscribe to the Daily Daf Yomi Summary here. Three people were not ruled by the Evil Inclination at all. They are: Avraham, Yitzchak, and Yaakov....

Shevet Hakehosi: A Shadchan For Estranged Friends

When a shadchan makes a match for a couple, the halacha is that he must be paid. This is generically called sirsur, which means...