Is Bankruptcy Mutar According to Halachah?

Adapted for print from audio shiur delivered by Rav Yitzchak Grossman  Dan walked into the kitchen, peering at his gold watch, the arms pointed at 2...

Selichos Begins for Ashkenazim

In anticipation of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, special prayers, known as Selichos, are said in the early hours of...

Yoma 83: Stealing from the Rich to Save the Poor

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

Minyan for Amalek

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld Posuk yud zayin in Perek chof heh in Chumash Devarim tells us that we should remember what Amalek did to Bnei Yisroel. That is why we have the mitzvah...

A Tree Grows in Far Rockaway Five Towns

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman There is a Yeshiva in the FT/FR community that is looking to build. They have the property. They have the...

Taanis 9: The Counterfeit Tzedakah Collector

Rabbi Mordechai Koster is presently a member of the kollel at Bais Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, NJ, where he receivedsemichah. He has written several seforim...

Cutting Nails During The Nine Days

With regard to cutting nails during the nine days the Mogen Avrohom (551:11) says that although an Aveil cannot cut his nails, the nine...

Business Halacha: Cottage Cheese and the Sell-By Date

Question: I bought three containers of cottage cheese before the "sell by" date. They sat in my fridge for almost a week, and when...

Praying For The Sick

By Rabbi Avi Zakutinsky And Hashem will remove from you all illness, and all of the evil diseases of Egypt which you knew, He will...