The Drinks of a New Generation

By Rabbi Tzvi Rosen, Star-K Kashrus Administrator; Editor, Kashrus Kurrents Those of us who remember the famous marketing jingles of years past certainly recall the...

Minhagim of Pesach Sheini

Today, the 14th of Iyar is Pesach Sheni. According to many opinions one does not fast on this day, make Hespedim, or a...

But What Could Be the Problem With…

By Rabbi Tzvi Rosen, Star-K Kashrus Administrator; Editor, Kashrus Kurrents As Pesach nears, the grocery bills mount and the bank account dwindles,...

Taanis 9: The Counterfeit Tzedakah Collector

Rabbi Mordechai Koster is presently a member of the kollel at Bais Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, NJ, where he receivedsemichah. He has written several seforim...

Snow in Your Purim Forecast? Star-K Provides Mishloach Manos Guidelines

By Margie Pensak Star-K Kosher Certification website's tag line reads, "Kosher--It's Just Not About Milk and Meat."True to its word, the non-profit agency's latest non-food...

Body-Cams and Viral Videos: The Halachic Implications of Video Technology

By Rabbi Micha Cohen Last week, video footage from a deadly police traffic stop was released. The footage was taken by the body-camera of the...

Civilian Drones and Privacy Concerns in Halacha

By Rabbi Micha Cohn This past week another drone flew too close to the White House. The proliferation of civilian drones has raised many safety...

Piskei Halacha of Hagaon Rav Chaim Yisroel Belsky zt”l

Click here to view the piskei halacha of Hagaon Rav Chaim Yisroel Belsky zt"l.

Listen: Shabbos Hagadol Drashah of the Liska Rebbe Based on Dibros Moshe of Rav...

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Public Officials in Halacha And Their Duty To Dispel Suspicion

By Rabbi Yosef Fund For decades, every major presidential candidate has released his or her tax records. While it is not a legal requirement, this...