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A chazon filming himself saying Selichot
The rabbi of our shul set up his smartphone to record our synagogue chazon reciting Selichot and the chazon was able to see himself on the screen throughout the Selichot. Is this permitted?
Taking a vacation during Elul
My friends and I were thinking of organizing a vacation during Elul. Is there any problem with doing that?
Tisha B’Av - Laws of the 9 Days and Week of Tisha B’Av
Laws of The Nine Days and the week of Tisha B'Av according to Sephardi and Ashkenazi Jews
Why Did the Gentile who Bought Chametz from Rav Elyashiv Convert?
In honor of the sixth anniversary of the passing of Rabbi Yosef Sholom Elyashiv Zt "l. A fascinating story and a glimpse of the greatness of the legendary Torah giant
7 Facts About Rabbi Yaakov Ben Asher on The Anniversary of His Passing
He wrote his commentary on the Torah in one night: Today, the 12th of Tammuz is the anniversary of the passing of the Baal HaTurim - Rabbi Yaakov ben Asher. He is the author of a gigantic work, which even to this day-more than six hundred years later-is still studied by the students and authorities of Jewish law
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 to keeping it? What reward awaits those who are careful with keeping Shatnez?
Picture of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai
What does Jewish law say about the picture of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai that is shown all over? How did they have his picture after so many years? Do they know who drew him, and when?
Lag B’Omer and the Bar Kochba rebellion
Is there any connection between Lag B’Omer and the Bar Kochba rebellion? Does it appear in any Jewish sources?
How Do I Kosher My Sink & Countertops for Passover?
Rabbi Shay Tahan explains how to clean your sink and counter properly to make them ready for use during the Passover holiday
I understand that most Jewish couples get a civil wedding certificate before going under the chuppah. If the Jewish wedding has to be delayed (eg, the couple is having difficulty raising funds for a wedding, or it will be a long time before the relatives and friends they want to celebrate with can get together at the same time), can the couple live together as husband and wife before going under the chuppah if they already have a civil wedding certificate?
A ‘Phone Call’ to G-d
“I was praying in a phone booth when someone came; what do I do?”
Maimonides - The Rambam: 10 Facts in Honor of His Yohrtzeit
Is this what he really looked like? Which books didn’t he complete? Today the 20th of Tevet is his Yohrtzeit. Here are 10 facts about Rabbi Moses ben Maimon, the giant of Jewish Law.