TODAY – SEGULAH FOR PARNASSAH: Recite Parshas Hamon

Today, Tuesday of Parshas Beshalach, is a special day. Seforim tell us that it is extremely prudent to utilize this day to pray...

Appreciation 

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld                 We find when the sea was split that Moshe Rabbeinu and the Bnei Yisroel sang the shirah. In Sefer Bais HaLevi he explains in depth the concept of singing...

Bais Yosef or Arizal?

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld                 The Rishonim argue that going from town to another town and thereby having the way the letters are written if it is a psul....

WATCH: Let’s Talk Kashrus: Home Is Where The Hashgacha Is

Navigating the halachic issues of home food businesses.  Join us as we listen in to a conversation between R’ Shmuel Fuerst, Dayan of Agudas Yisroel...

Scream!

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld I normally do not write political columns. In light of current events, both in the parsha and in our community, we...

WATCH: Let’s Talk Kashrus, Not Remotely Kosher

The tricky nature of app-controlled appliances. It may not be so smart to use your Smart Appliances. Join us as we listen in to a...

WATCH: Let’s Talk Kashrus – A Bone to Pick with Poultry

Breaking down chicken for the kosher consumer  Join an insightful conversation between Rabbi Yitzchok Hisiger and Rabbi Sholem Fishbane, Director of Kashrus for the Chicago...

Burying a Rasha with a Tzaddik

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld In Bereishis 50:13 the passuk says; the brothers carried Yaakov to eretz Knaan and buried him in the Me’Aras Hamachpeila. The Gemara in Sotah 13a says that during the time of burying Yaakov,...

Happy Birthday? 

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld Should someone’s birthday be celebrated by making a meal? Is it considered a Yom Tov? The Ben Ish Chai in Parshas Re’eh 17 writes that some people...

Chanukah Questions

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld There are a few questions we will pose here and to which we will provide appropriate answers. How is it possible...