Watch: Journalists and Writers vs. Editors During Covid-19 – Who Has to Pay?

Q and A with Rav Chaim Weg Moderated by Rabbi Yitzchok Hisiger Case: A freelance writer was approached by several editors of a publication prior to...

Watch: Vacation Cancellations Due to COVID-19: The Halacha Regarding Deposits and Money

With Rabbi Baruch Meir Levine Moderated by Rabbi Yitzchok Hisiger   Question: Someone rented a house in Orlando for Pesach but due to Covid-19, was not able to...

REMINDER: An Eruv Tavshilin Primer

By Rabbi Moshe Zywica, Executive Rabbinic Coordinator, OU Kosher This year we have the opportunity to perform an Eruv Tavshilin on erev Shavuos. What is the...

Shavuos During Covid-19 – What’s with the Morning Brachos?

By Rabbi Avrohom Reit Matzav.com Learning through the night on Shavuos is an inspiring way to commemorate Matan Torah. In addition, there are kabalistic benefits associated...

Why Do We Lein Megillas Rus Before Krias Hatorah?

By Rav Avrohom Dovid Waxman The Rema in Hilchos Pesach (Orach Chaim Siman 490:9) brings the minhag to read the Megillah of Shir Hashirim on...

Watch: The Halacha of Separating Ma’aser Kesafim on a PPP Loan Amid Covid-19

Discussion with Rav Chaim WegTranscription: Question: If a business receives a PPP loan in order to help make their payroll, must the business owner separate...

Taking a Haircut or Shaving on Friday Rosh Chodesh Iyar This Year

By Rabbi Doniel Neustadt QUESTION: For those who began observing the sefirah restrictions on the second night of Pesach, is there any special dispensation to...

Watch Live, 1:30 PM ET: Biurim and Divrei Aggadah on Shvi’i Shel Pesach

Date and Time: Tuesday, April 14th, 1:30 PM EDT Call-in Number: 732-301-6461 Language: English Rabbi Avrohom Dovid Waxman Author of the Minchas Halevi seforim R"M in Yeshivas Ohr...

Why isn’t Shehecheyanu Recited On Mitzvas Sefiras Ha’omer?

A Discussion of the Maharam Matz’s Answer Adapted for Matzav.com from a shiur by Rav Avrohom Dovid Waxman, R"M B'Yeshivas Mishkan HaTorah, Lakewood Each night, before...

Eruv Tavshilin Q&A for Pesach 2020

Rabbi Moshe Zywica  What is the reason for Eruv Tavshilin?   When the second or eighth day of Yom Tov falls on Shabbos,...