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P’sak: Stealing Daled Minim is Forbidden

A number of neighborhood publications in Israel Yerushalayim and elsewhere recent republished a psak released several years ago by the former Chief Rabbis of Israel,...

Holy Smokes! A Halachic Discussion Regarding E-cigarettes

Are e-cigarettes problematic from a halachic standpoint? By: Rav Yosef Greenwald Introduction E-cigarettes are a new invention of the past few years which are designed to reduce...

Halacha: When the Eruv is Down Due to Snow

By Rabbi Y. Dov Krakowski Whenever the weather causes trees to fall one has to assume that the local Eiruv is down. Since the Eiruv...

Yoma 87: Asking for Forgiveness Three Times

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

Who Should be Baal Tefillah

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld The Gemara in Yevamos, daf samech daled tells us that Hashem listened to the tefillah of Yitzchokand not to the tefillah...

Taste Of Stealing

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld The Gemara in Brachos, daf heh, amud bais brings a story about Rav Huna. Rav Huna had four hundred barrels of wine that all turned sour and became vinegar....

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The Purim Seudah

1)It is a Mitzvah on all Jewish men, women and children to partake of a festive Seudah, meal, on Purim. The Purim Seudah needs to...

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...