P’sak from Rav Yisroel Belsky and Rav Shlomo Miller On Acappella Music During Sefirah

Q: A cappella albums - singing without instrumental accompaniment - are becoming more and more common, especially during Sefirah and The Three Weeks...

The Perversion of the “Nine Days Menu”

Have you ever gone to be menachem Avel a woman who lost her young husband? Have you ever been in a shiva home where a...

Kaddish Wars

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The events you are about to read are real. The names have been changed to protect the shidduchim prospects...

Geshem or Gashem?

By Rabbi Yehuda Spitz Two weeks ago, on Shmini Atzeres, as per the Mishna's instruction and codified by the Shulchan Aruch, world Jewry started reciting...

Watch: Rav Gershon Edelstein On How to Deal with Those Who Leave the Fold

THIS IS THE TRANSCRIPT OF THE VIDEO TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH:   * KOVOD & YEDIDUS * Avi Fishoff: The Rosh Yeshiva has stated clearly that when a...

Halacha Berurah: Thanksgiving Celebrations and Adapting Customs of Akum

By Rabbi Elli Bohm Reviewed By HaRav Yisroel Belsky It is vital to make two points clear at the onset of this article. Firstly, we will...

Rav Moshe Feinstein’s Heter of Cholov Stam Revisited

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer Rabbinic Coordinator, Orthodox Union Halacha states that milk which is produced without hashgacha (r'iyah of a Yisroel) is non-kosher; such milk is...

Rabbi Riskin’s Parsha Commentary Finds Unity In The Shema, The Trinity, And Buddhism

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, Chief Rabbi of Efrat and Founder of Ohr Torah Stone, used Parshas Vaeschanon, which introduces Shema and warns against idolatry, as...