Jewish Law

    Do Cherries Need to be Checked for Bugs? – Watch

    Do Cherries Need to be Checked for Bugs? – Watch

    Rabbi Moshe Vaye says that cherries from Brazil don't need to be checked, whereas cherries from Argentina need checking. It…
    How to Check for Bugs – Rivka Malka Perlman

    How to Check for Bugs – Rivka Malka Perlman

    Watch a short and simple video on how to check for bugs from Rivka Malka's kitchen
    Chief Rabbi David Lau: “Israeli Supreme Court Encourages Kashrut Fraud”

    Chief Rabbi David Lau: “Israeli Supreme Court Encourages Kashrut Fraud”

    “Saying an establishment is “supervised” means nothing and opens the door to kashrut fraud”
    The Jewish Husband and Wife, Building their Eternity Together

    The Jewish Husband and Wife, Building their Eternity Together

    They have an equal share in eternal reward and mutual appreciation for each other is the best way to build…
    I’m Good With G-d without His Commandments !

    I’m Good With G-d without His Commandments !

    Speaking to G-d is a wonderful thing but make sure to take out your earplugs so you can hear what…
    Parshat Shekalim It’s Reasons and Laws

    Parshat Shekalim It’s Reasons and Laws

    When do we read Parshat Shekalim? What is the mitzvah of giving a half shekel? What was the purpose of…
    Leaving A Sefer Open

    Leaving A Sefer Open

    An overview of the laws of leaving a sefer open.
    Morning Prayers: Until When?

    Morning Prayers: Until When?

    Until what time may one recite the Shacharit prayer?
    Laws of Eating Bread at a Meal

    Laws of Eating Bread at a Meal

    May a person leave the place where he is eating before reciting Grace After Meals? What should one do with…
    Daily Halacha: Naming After One Who Died Young

    Daily Halacha: Naming After One Who Died Young

    Naming for one who died in tragic circumstances may not be a good omen for the child.
    Should One Eat Bread For Melave Malka?

    Should One Eat Bread For Melave Malka?

    Question: Is one obligated to eat bread on Motza’ei Shabbat for the fourth Shabbat meal which is also referred to…
    Can One Make a Bookmark by Folding a Page on Shabbat?

    Can One Make a Bookmark by Folding a Page on Shabbat?

    Q. A person was reading a book and wishes to place a bookmark either by scratching with his fingernail or…
    Writing a Torah Scroll and Sewing a Torah Scroll Mantel for a Reform Temple

    Writing a Torah Scroll and Sewing a Torah Scroll Mantel for a Reform Temple

    May one write a Torah scroll for a Reform congregation, because after all, they are Jews and are obligated in…
    Q & A – Can I Smoke Dope?

    Q & A – Can I Smoke Dope?

    According to Jewish law, is one allowed to smoke drugs?
    What Side Is Best To Sleep On?

    What Side Is Best To Sleep On?

    Some scientists suggest that the left side may be the healthiest to sleep on at night. Is this true for…
    Why Are There Laws Of Slaves in the Torah?

    Why Are There Laws Of Slaves in the Torah?

    Many verses in the Torah emphasize the fact that we were slaves in Egypt, and therefore we must act in…
    10 Facts About Shatnez – Mixture of Wool and Linen

    10 Facts About Shatnez – Mixture of Wool and Linen

    What is the reason for the prohibition of Shatnez? What is the source of the name? What is the obstacle…
    Smoking – in Jewish Law and History

    Smoking – in Jewish Law and History

    Is it permissible to smoke according to Jewish Law? When is an acceptable risk no longer acceptable? Rabbi Taub presents…
    Vowing to give Charity

    Vowing to give Charity

    Is it permissible to vow to give a donation to a charitable cause?
    Charity Commitments

    Charity Commitments

    What should be done in a situation where one has committed to giving charity to a certain cause, and it…
    Checking Eligibility to Receive Charity

    Checking Eligibility to Receive Charity

    Who is eligible to receive charity? If a person is in need of food or clothing immediately, no checking is…
    Charity – Mental Commitments

    Charity – Mental Commitments

    When is a person required to fulfill any mental commitments made to give charity?
    Giving Charity with a Smile

    Giving Charity with a Smile

    The reason that people tend to find it difficult to give charity with a smile is because there are so…
    Q&A: Doing Laundry on Chol Hamoed

    Q&A: Doing Laundry on Chol Hamoed

    I manage a family vacation site during the holiday, and since there are guests staying only during the Chol Hamoed…
    Q&A: Laws of Chol Hamoed

    Q&A: Laws of Chol Hamoed

    Are we allowed to do everything like we would on weekdays, or do we have certain prohibitions similar to those…
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