Trump’s Immigration Ban in Halacha

By Rabbi Shlomo Cohen Introduction The war in Syria and uprisings in other parts of the world have uprooted thousands of families from their homes. Many of...

Listen: Rav Reisman On Parshas Yisro

The following is a shiur delivered by Harav Yisroel Reisman, rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Torah Vodaas and mara d’asra of Agudath Israel of Madison. The...

Rav Moshe Twersky Hy”d On the Parsha

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman ביום הזה  יט:א     שיהיו דברי תורה חדשים עליך כאילו היום ניתנו     רש”י The day that Klal Yisrael arrived in Midbar...

Listen: Rav Chaim Mintz On Parshas Yisro

Each week, Rav Chaim Mintz, Mashgiach of the Yeshiva of Staten Island and founder and head of Oorah Kiruv Rechokim, offers, via telephone, an insightful...

Honoring Parents and In-Laws

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld In this week’s parsha, Parshas Yisro, we see the mitzvah of honoring one’s parents. In Parshas Kedoshim we see the mitzvah of respecting one’s parents. In Parshas Yisro when the posuk discusses the mitzvah, it says honor...

“You’re Fired!” How Nixon’s Executive Order Influenced Hilchos Shabbos

By Rabbi Shmuel Honigwachs, Bais Havaad Halacha Center On January 30, 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and replaced Acting...

Listen: Rav Yisroel Brog On Parshas Beshalach

The following shiur was delivered this week by Rav Yisroel Brog, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Tiferes Avigdor in Cleveland, Ohio on the topic of "When...

Video: “Dig This” (Daf Yomi B’iyun)

Daf Yomi B’iyun explores some basic foundations of Perek Lo Yachpor. We will engage with the machlokes R’ Yose/Rabbanan, as well as the machlokes...

Wise in Choosing Mitzvos

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld The posuk tells us that Moshe took the bones of Yosef with him when he left Mitzrayim. The Midrash says, “Come and see Moshe Rabbeinu’s great love of mitzvos.” When all the Jews were busy gathering bizas hayam, the spoils...