Why Is It So Hard to Change? The Six Obstacles to Teshuvah

By Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski "Of course a person should do teshuvah, but I am a bit puzzled. I observe Shabbos, I keep kosher and...

Audio: Rav Reisman On Parshas Noach

The following is a shiur delivered by Harav Yisroel Reisman, maggid shiur in Yeshiva Torah Vodaas and mara d'asra of Agudath Israel of...

Audio: Divrei Hisorerus from Rav Mintz On Sukkos

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

The Bais Yosef’s Kashya

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld Everybody is aware of the Bais Yosef’s question on Chanukah concerning the amount of days of celebration. We light the Menorah on Chanukah as a result of the miracle...

Shavuos: The Untouchables

By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky A unique aspect of the holiday of Shavuous struck me as I as explaining the customs of the holidays to some...

Video: Rabbi Wise Speaks Up About Muzzling (Daf Yomi B’iyun)

  Daf Yomi B’iyun explores the topic of the obligation to allow a worker or animal to eat as they work. The shiur critiques R’...

The Importance of Cheesecake in Halacha

By Rabbi Yehuda Spitz The upcoming Yom Tov of Shavuos, aside from its most common name, has several others: Chag HaKatzir (The Holiday of the...

Audio: Rav Mintz On Parshas Mattos

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

Video: The Shmuz On Parshas Haazinu

Rav Bentzion Shafier has impacted thousands of people with his talks and lectures, and especially with his innovative "Shmuz," a mussar shmuess that...