Halachically Speaking: The 3 Weeks (Part 2)

Source Based on the sources in the footnote below it would seem that the time for aveilus is either from Rosh Chodesh Av or during...

Halachically Speaking: Halachos For The Summer (Part 1)

Calling Women By Their First Name One should not call other peoples wife’s by their first name. For relatives one can be lenient. Many people...

Halachically Speaking: Halachos For The Summer (Part 7)

Copyright Issues With the summer months upon us it is very common for one to listen to more music than normally, whether while walking,...

The Aliyah L’Torah Part 9

Reading along with the Ba'al Koreh The oleh must read along with the ba'al koreh during his aliyah. If one did not read along, his...

Halachically Speaking: The 3 Weeks (Part1)

The time of the three weeks is a time when we avoid many activities. Why do we refrain from such activities? What are included...

Halachically Speaking: Halachos For The Summer (Part 10)

Playing Ball Then Going To Daven One is supposed to prepare himself properly before one davens to Hashem. Therefore, after one has finished playing ball...

Halachically Speaking: The 3 Weeks (Part 3)

Mourning Mid-day Many poskim mention that after the mid-day point of every day during the three weeks one should take some time out to mourn...

The Aliyah L’Torah Part 4

Walking to and From the Bimah One who gets called for an aliyah should go to the bimah quickly because of kovod ha'tzibbur,(29) and after...

Halachically Speaking: Zecher L’Churban (Part 10)

The Music Ban in Yerushalayim In 1865 a general ban was issued in Yerushalayim against playing music at weddings, and only one instrument was...

Halachically Speaking: Halachos For The Summer (Part 6)

Photo Gray Lenses One is permitted to wear glasses that change colors when exposed to the Sun. This is not called coloring on Shabbos. Eating Ices/Ice...

The Aliyah L’Torah Part 8

Reciting Borchu and the Berochos One should say borchu and the berochos out loud so the one's listening may respond.(84) If the oleh missed saying...

Halachically Speaking: Halachos For The Summer (Part 2)

Berochos In summer camps the following foods are often offered for sale, therefore, it is noteworthy to mention them. Regular knishes – regular knishes that...

Halachically Speaking: Food In The Hands Of A Non-Jew (Part 10)

Compiled by Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits who can be reached at [email protected] Reviewed by Rabbi Ben-zion Schiffenbauer Shlita All Piskei Harav Yisrael Belsky Shlita are Reviewed...

Halachically Speaking: Food In The Hands Of A Non-Jew (Part 3)

Compiled by Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits who can be reached at [email protected] Reviewed by Rabbi Ben-zion Schiffenbauer Shlita All Piskei Harav Yisrael Belsky Shlita are Reviewed...

Halachically Speaking: Food In The Hands Of A Non-Jew (Part 8)

Compiled by Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits who can be reached at [email protected] Reviewed by Rabbi Ben-zion Schiffenbauer Shlita All Piskei Harav Yisrael Belsky Shlita are Reviewed...

Halachically Speaking: Food In The Hands Of A Non-Jew (Part 14)

Compiled by Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits who can be reached at [email protected] Reviewed by Rabbi Ben-zion Schiffenbauer Shlita All Piskei Harav Yisrael Belsky Shlita are Reviewed...

Halachically Speaking: Halachos For The Summer (Part 3)

Buying From A Yiddisha Store vs A Goy There is a mitzvah for a yid to help his fellow Jew in supporting him. Included in...

The Aliyah L’Torah Part 3

Being Called by Name for an Aliyah One should not go up to the Torah unless he is called up by his Hebrew name....

Halachically Speaking: Food In The Hands Of A Non-Jew (Part 5)

Compiled by Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits who can be reached at [email protected] Reviewed by Rabbi Ben-zion Schiffenbauer Shlita All Piskei Harav Yisrael Belsky Shlita are Reviewed...

Halachically Speaking: Food In The Hands Of A Non-Jew (Part 2)

Compiled by Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits who can be reached at [email protected] Reviewed by Rabbi Ben-zion Schiffenbauer Shlita All Piskei Harav Yisrael Belsky Shlita are Reviewed...

Halachically Speaking: Food In The Hands Of A Non-Jew (Part 11)

Compiled by Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits who can be reached at [email protected] Reviewed by Rabbi Ben-zion Schiffenbauer Shlita All Piskei Harav Yisrael Belsky Shlita are Reviewed...

Halachically Speaking: The 3 Weeks (Part 8)

Gifts Some say one is permitted to give a gift to someone during the entire three weeks101 if it is something which one does not...

Halachically Speaking: Halachos For The Summer (Part 8)

Walking With Jacket Over The Shoulders On Shabbos Wearing ones jacket over ones sleeves is not the derech to wear one’s jacket and therefore,...

Halachically Speaking: Halachos For The Summer (Part 4)

Car Safety Based on the posuk “to watch out for ourselves” one has an obligation to drive safely; below are a few areas in...

Halachically Speaking: The 3 Weeks (Part 4)

Music Just as dancing is not done during the three weeks, it is customary to refrain from listening to music as well.29  This applies to...

Halachically Speaking: Food In The Hands Of A Non-Jew (Part 13)

Compiled by Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits who can be reached at [email protected] Reviewed by Rabbi Ben-zion Schiffenbauer Shlita All Piskei Harav Yisrael Belsky Shlita are Reviewed...

Halachically Speaking: Food In The Hands Of A Non-Jew (Part 9)

Compiled by Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits who can be reached at [email protected] Reviewed by Rabbi Ben-zion Schiffenbauer Shlita All Piskei Harav Yisrael Belsky Shlita are Reviewed...

Halachically Speaking: Food In The Hands Of A Non-Jew (Part 12)

Compiled by Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits who can be reached at [email protected] Reviewed by Rabbi Ben-zion Schiffenbauer Shlita All Piskei Harav Yisrael Belsky Shlita are Reviewed...

Halachically Speaking: Food In The Hands Of A Non-Jew (Part 11)

Compiled by Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits who can be reached at [email protected] Reviewed by Rabbi Ben-zion Schiffenbauer Shlita All Piskei Harav Yisrael Belsky Shlita are Reviewed...

Halachically Speaking: The 3 Weeks (Part 5)

Newest Fad Many say singing without music is not permitted.43 Therefore, the newest fad to have music which simulates instrumental music (A capella) is not...

Halachically Speaking: Food In The Hands Of A Non-Jew (Part 7)

Compiled by Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits who can be reached at [email protected] Reviewed by Rabbi Ben-zion Schiffenbauer Shlita All Piskei Harav Yisrael Belsky Shlita are Reviewed...

Halachically Speaking: Food In The Hands Of A Non-Jew (Part 6)

Compiled by Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits who can be reached at [email protected] Reviewed by Rabbi Ben-zion Schiffenbauer Shlita All Piskei Harav Yisrael Belsky Shlita are Reviewed...

Waiting Between Hard Cheese & Meat

We all know that after eating meat one has to wait six hours. However, what is less known is that there are some cheeses...

Halachically Speaking: Food In The Hands Of A Non-Jew (Part 4)

Compiled by Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits who can be reached at [email protected] Reviewed by Rabbi Ben-zion Schiffenbauer Shlita All Piskei Harav Yisrael Belsky Shlita are Reviewed...

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