Esrogim – What to Look For

Delivered by Rav Leibel Rand at Kollel Avreichim Courtesy of the Five Towns Jewish Times Written by Rabbi Yair Hoffman This past Sunday, Motzei Yom Kippur, Rav...

Ticket Scalping in Shul: A P’sak from Rav Elyashiv

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The events and description that you are about to read are real. The names, however, have been changed. It...

Audio: Rav Shurkin On Zeman Krias Shema

The following shiur was delivered onĀ  Sunday morning at Bais Medrash Kol Yehuda-Brook Hill Ashkenaz Shul in Lakewood, NJ, and is posted exclusively...

Brachos Daf 41

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Is a Canvas Sukkah Kosher?

Q. Is a canvas sukkah kosher if the walls move in the wind? A. Sukkah walls that move in a regular wind are not valid...

Close, But No Cigar: The Rights Of The Second Hand Smoker

Halachic perspectives on second-hand smoke By: Rav Yosef Greenwald1 Introduction There has been much discussion on the topic of smoking in halacha over the course of the...