Dirshu Takes Australia By Storm

By Chaim Gold “The response to the Dirshu siyum in Melbourne has been unprecedented! Several new Daf HaYomi B’Halacha shiurim have been added on top of the four existent shiurim,...

From The BHI Hotline: Gemach, Part II

In last week’s article we discussed the extent of liability that a gemach that rents out clothing and costume jewelry may impose on a renter without violating ribbis when...

Halachic Musings: Anger Management

Believe it or not, Rav Elyashiv’s grandfather invented the first anger-management program. In secular circles, it is thought that anger-management programs first originated in the 1970s by clinical psychologist Dr....

Business Halacha: Computer on Hold

One of Benjy’s computers stopped working. He took it to Shlomi’s computer shop to be fixed. Shlomi examined the computer quickly. “The electric supply and CPU have to be replaced,”...

Daf Yomi: Many Thanks Or Just One?

My brother-in-law, an avid Mets fan, was once rushed to the hospital on a Friday night. The Yankees were playing in the postseason. In the spirit of a bitter...

More Than Skin-Deep: The Deeper Meaning Of Tzara’as

  By Rabbi Jay Yaacov Schwartz There is the well-known homiletical observation that the three letters for the word nega (a wound or an affliction) — nun, gimmel, ayin — can...

Review of Tazria – Zevachim Daf Yomi Concepts

  Question: What is the status of nonspecific intention? Answer: Welcome to the last major order of Talmud Bavli, Seder Kodshim, which contains the laws of sacrifices. This week, we began...

Lashon Ha’ra And The Two Types Of Healing

By Rabbi Tuvia Teldon It is well-known that medicine can treat the symptom or the source of the problem. Treating the symptom will hopefully alleviate the problem, but it may...

Tefillos For The Biale Rebbe

The entire Jewish people prays for the complete healing of the Rebbe of Biale, Bnei Brak, shlita. The Rebbe was hospitalized recently at the Mayanei Hayeshua Hospital in Bnei...

Tazria: The Eternal Covenant

By Rabbi Yossy Goldman וביום השמיני ימול בשר ערלתו And on the eighth day the foreskin of his flesh shall be circumcised. — Vayikra 12:3 The above verse comes from the opening lines...

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Heard in the Bagel Store: Who Is Herbert Samuel?

Who was Herbert Samuel other than the namesake of one of the newest and most attractive hotels in the center of Jerusalem with a...

The New Front

By Haim Bibas The international "Theater of Terror" gradually opens its curtains and spreads like cancer into the capitals and cities of the Middle East,...

George Washington University Student Senate Votes to Divest From Israel

The campus of George Washington University. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. George Washington University’s student government called on its administration on Monday to divest funds from companies accused of...

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