Chag Sameiach from Matzav.com, 3,325th Anniversary of Matan Torah

Matzav.com would like to wish its readers all over the globe a chag sameiach. As we celebrate our 3,325th anniversary since receiving the Torah...

Time for Birkas Ha’illanos

Rosh Chodesh Nissan, this Shabbos, marks the beginning of the season for Birkas Ha'Ilanos - the blessing we recite once a year upon seeing...

Daf Yomi B’Halacha, Yuma 33: Cutting the Bottom Challah

Rabbi Mordechai Koster is presently a member of the kollel at Bais Medresh Govoha in Lakewood, NJ, where he received semichah. He has...

Yevamos 17: Avoiding a Mitzvah

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...

Audio: Rav Shurkin On Showers on Yom Tov, and Women Learning Torah

The following shiur was delivered at Bais Medrash Kol Yehuda-Brook Hill Ashkenaz Shul in Lakewood, NJ, and is posted exclusively here on Matzav.com l'illuy...

Hilchos Uminhagei Yom Kippur

By Rabbi Y. Dov Krakowski The following is meant as a convenient review of Halachos pertaining to Rosh Yom-Kippur. The Piskei Din for the most...

Audio: Rav Shurkin On “B’din Bechor Beheimah Tehoirah B’zman Hazeh U’b’inyan Chazakah Keneged Sfeika...

The following shiur was delivered at Bais Medrash Kol Yehuda-Brook Hill Ashkenaz Shul in Lakewood, NJ, and is posted exclusively here onMatzav.com l'illuy nishmas...

BIG MONEY FROM BIG NAMES: Recognizing a Donor with a Dedication

By Rabbi Yosef Fund Donald J. Trump has been a newsmaker for decades before he entered the Presidential race. He is a successful businessman who...

Pesach: But What Could Be the Problem With…

By Rabbi Tzvi Rosen, Star-K Kashrus Administrator; Editor, Kashrus Kurrents As Pesach begins tonight, the grocery bills have mounted and the bank account has dwindled. The...

The Kashrus Status of a Slurpee

By Rabbi Baruch Fried This article is for informational purposes only, as always check with your Rav. Are Slurpees kosher without a Mashgiach? As the 7-11 chain...