The Great Post-Pesach Beer Crisis Of 2018

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Americans love beer. Beer is the third most popular drink in the world, after water and tea. On average, each American consumes 2 1/3 gallons of...

Rav Kanievsky: Obligations Of Yeshiva Students During Bain Hazmanim

  Leading up to the Pesach break this year, Rav Chaim Kanievsky penned a letter to yeshiva students regarding bein hazmanim. In it, he delineates four obligations of yeshiva students....

Rav Chaim Kanievsky’s Tshuva About Tisha B’Av and Daf Yomi

This year, Tisha B’Av is observed on Sunday, the tenth of Av, which coincides with the Daf HaYomi of Zvachim Daf Kuf.  That daf deals with the halachos of...

‘Draw’ Your Own Conclusion

By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow The Gemara in Avodah Zarah discusses the fact that Rabban Gamliel owned pictures of the moon. The images facilitated the questioning of witnesses who came to...

Business Halacha: Someone Else’s Chametz

“How was your Pesach?” Mr. Weiss asked Mr. Cohen, his neighbor. “Baruch Hashem!” exclaimed Mr. Cohen. “It was wonderful!” “Before Pesach, you had a question about chametz that your clients were...

Halachic Musings: Shidduchim Rooms at Weddings?

  Some weddings have bars. Some weddings have a mitzvah tantze. And some weddings have shidduchim Rooms. At least the Genack/Wilheim wedding did. Last Tuesday, at the Hilton Westchester Hotel (formerly...

Real Clear Daf

By Rabbi Shmuel Wise Review of Daf Yomi Concepts from Parashas Vayakhel-Pekudei – Avodah Zara Q: What is the status when prohibited material is merely a contributing factor? A: We learned about...

Splashed by a Puddle on the Way to Shul

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Reuvain was always an early bird. Shimon was always late. Reuvain and his child were already on their way to shul on Shabbos. Shimon was on...

Business Halacha Institute

Storyline: Damaged Sefer Menachem entered Sofer’s Seforim Store. “I’d like a sefer on the laws of Pesach that’s user-friendly,” he said to Mr. Sofer. “A popular new sefer just came out:...

Hundreds Placed at Risk in Israel by Anti-Vaxxers

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com This past Tuesday, Israel’s Health Ministry announced that the outbreak of measles since the beginning of the year has risen to 882. Most of these...

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US Air Force concludes international conference in Israel

(Arutz Sheva) - The US Air Force held its F-35 UGWG (Users Group Working Group) in Israel this past week. This is the second year...

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