Rav Moshe Feinstein: The Status Of The Night Of 17 Tammuz – Shaving, Wedding

On Shiva Asar B'Tammuz we don't fast until the morning. Does that mean that the night before is not part of the Taanis and...

Yoma 72: Replicating Someone Else’s Sefer

Rabbi Mordechai Koster is presently a member of the kollel at Bais Medresh Govoha in Lakewood, NJ, where he received semichah. He has...

Watch: Davening Before Work

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Parshas Devorim: Rav Chaim Kanievsky – Taking Your Shver To Court

"UShifatitem Tzedek Bein Ish U'Bein Achiv U'Bein Geiro", you shall judge righteously between a man and his brother and his Ger (Devarim 1:16). In...

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...

Uncovered Pareve Food in an Oven

An oven which is exclusively used for meat should not be used to prepare uncovered Parve foods that will be served at a...

Audio: Rav Shurkin On Gluing Tefilin, Parshas Lech Lecha & Parshas Vayeira

The following shiur was delivered at Bais Medrash Kol Yehuda-Brook HillAshkenaz Shul in Lakewood, NJ, and is posted exclusively here on Matzav.com. The shiur was given...

Common Eruv Problems And How To Fix Them

By Rabbi Yehonason Sassportas Given the fact that bungalow colonies are generally surrounded by an Eruv, we present a general outline of the factors that may...

The Proper Time for Selichos

By Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits   We all are familiar with the custom of reciting Selichos from before Rosh Hashanah until Erev Yom Kippur (and some...

Sukkah 18: Hanging Walls

Rabbi Mordechai Koster is presently a member of the kollel at Bais Medresh Govoha in Lakewood, NJ, where he received semichah. He has...