Rebellion Against King

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld In Sefer Yehoshua, Perek Alef, posuk yud ches, the posuk teaches us that anyone who will not listen to Yehoshua and rebel against the king should die....

Women Writing a Torah

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld We learn from the posuk in Devarim, Perek Lamed Aleph, posuk yud tes that one has a requirement to write a Sefer Torah. The posuk tells...

Erev Yom Kippur: Lots of Candy – How Many Brachos?

Generally, the halacha is that when a person makes a bracha on a food, the bracha is in effect so long as he does...

Selected Halachos Related to Yom Kippur

By Rabbi Daniel Neustadt QUESTION: On Erev Yom Kippur, may one eat, wear leather shoes or wash his face and hands after reciting the Birkas...

Women Writing a Torah

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld We learn from the posuk in Devarim, Perek Lamed Aleph, posuk yud tes that one has a requirement to write a Sefer Torah. The posuk tells...

5 Reasons Why We Dip Apples In Honey

The minhag to eat special fruits in Rosh HaShanah is from the Gemara in Horiyos 12a. While the gemara gives a list of recommended...