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I Didn’t Know That!! Halacha Tidbits Archives

Halacha Tidbits Archives

> Kislev 5772 / Chanukah Timing Tips 5772

> Tishrei 5771 / Of Course She Would Let Me Use That!
> Cheshvan 5771 / Honor Your…Bread?
> Kislev 5771 / Chanukah Timing Tips
> Teves 5771 / What Do We Do With The Wicks?
> Shevat 5771 / Kosher Loans
> Adar I 5771 / But Can’t I Use It – Just This Once?
> Adar II 5771 / Pre-Purim Prep
> Nissan 5771 / We Are All Seekers: Laws of Bedikas Chametz
> Iyar 5771 / Counting On Getting It Right This Year
> Sivan 5771 / To Cook By The Book
> Tammuz 5771 / But Everybody’s Talking About It!!
> Av 5771 / The One Day A Year We Avoid Shalom…?

> Tammuz 5770 / What is the Proper Bracha for Granola?
> Elul 5770 / Jewelery with Pesukim

> 1 Sivan 5764 / Food Preparations, Shabbos vs. Yom Tov

> 1 Nissan 5763 / Hachana on Shabbos
> 1 Iyar 5763 / Mitzvos – They do a Body Good!
> 1 Elul 5763 / How can I Count the Ways? Hilchos Maaser

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Features Archives

Features Archives

> Tishrei 5772 / The Song and Beauty of Life by Mrs. Chevie Klatzko
> Kislev 5772 / Special Feature: A Sister’s Secret Sacrifice – In honor of Rachel Imeinu’s Yartzeit by Rabbi Moshe Rosenstein

> Rosh Hashana 5771 / Our Success Is Hashem’s Desire by Rabbi Menachem Nissel
> Rosh Hashana 5771 / Being a Faithful Ambassador for Hashem by Mrs. Chana Silver
> Rosh Hashana 5771 / Curving and Bending to Hashem by Rabbi Avigdor Brazil
> Yom Kippor 5771 / A Teshuva Tip by Rabbi Zave Rudman
> Yom Kippor 5771 / The Fashion Show by Michelle Young Mond, Sharfmans 04-06
> Av 5771 / Sixty Minutes to Serenity by Rabbi Yisroel Roll

> Tishrei 5767 / Yonah and the Whale by Rebbetzin Tzipporah Heller
> Teves 5767 / K’Efraim U’Menashe by Rav Cohen
> Adar 5767 / Bringing Hashem to the Rescue by Rabbi Hadar Margolin
> Adar 5767 / Selected Halachos Relating to Parshas Zachor and Purim by Rabbi Doniel Neustadt

> Tishrei 5766 / The Man in the Moon by by Rav Asher Yaakov Sinclair
> Kislev 5766 / When the Going Gets Tough by Rabbi Yisroel Roll
> Teves 5766 / Hilchos Netilas Yadayim by Rabbi Doniel Neustadt
> Adar 5766 / Stumble Seven Times – But Rise! by Rav Hadar Margolin
> Nissan 5766 / Tzei Ulmad – Special Relationship with Hashem by Rabbi Nissel
> Iyar 5766 / On Being Minimum, Maximum, or Somewhere in the Middle by Rav Hadar Margolin
> Sivan 5766 / Paying our Taxes & Shavuos by Rabbi Gamliel Shmalo
> Tammuz 5766 / The ABC of Evil by Rabbi Yaakov Asher Sinclair

> Kislev 5765 / Becoming Baalei Bitachon By Brocha David, Michlala
> Shevat 5765 / “French Toast, Without the Syrup” By Rabbi Hadar Margolin
> Adar I 5765 / Elusive Achdus By Rabbi Ilan Segal
> Nissan 5765 / Eradicate Chometz and Find the Real You By Rabbi B. Gershenfeld

> Tishrei 5764 / Ki Eshmara Shabbos / Rabbi Zave Rudman
> Cheshvan 5764 / Steering Clear of Abuse, Part 1 / Gila Manolson
> Kislev 5764 / Steering Clear of Abuse, Part 2 / Gila Manolson
> Teves 5764 / Steering Clear of Abuse, Part 3 / Gila Manolson
> 15 Shevat 5764 / Steering Clear of Abuse, Part 4 / Gila Manolson
> 15 Adar 5764 / Looking Backward, Moving Forward / Mrs Shaina Medwed
> 1 Nissan 5764 / Singing in the Rain / Rabbi Nosson Slifkin
> 1 Iyar 5764 / AHUVAH’S STORY – PART 1 / Sheina Medwed
> 1 Sivan 5764 / Ahuvah’s Story Part 2: An End & a Beginning / Sheina Medwed
> 1 Tammuz 5764 / A TIME FOR TEARS / Aviva Feiner

> 23 Elul 5762 / Rabbi Menachem Nissel / The Heroes of Elul 23
> 1 Kislev 5763 / R’ Y. Karsh / Davening on Hot Coals – Tefillah Like You Mean It
> 1 Teves 5763 / R’ L. Kelemen / Retaining “KOSHER” Videos etc
> 1 Adar I 5763 / R’i L. Kelemen / Q&A to Retaining “KOSHER” Videos etc.
> 6 Adar II 5763 / R’ L. Oppenheimer/ Raising Up Our Spirits
>13 Nissan 5763 / R’ Label Sharfman / Struggling with Bitachon
> 26 Tammuz 5763 / R’ Y. Bulman / Lessons From the Life of My Father ztl
> 26 Elul 5763 / Rebbitzin Tzipporah Heller / On 9/11

 

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Ask A Shayla Archives

Ask the Posek Archives

> Tishrei 5772 / Showering on Yom Tov
> Kislev 5772 / Tehilim on Shabbos for Someone Who is Sick

> Tishrei 5771 / When To Pay Out Maaser Money
> Cheshvan 5771 / Inviting Someone Who Will Drive on Shabbos
> Kislev 5771 / Are We All Thieves? Copying Music
> Teves 5771 / Stretching Our Religion – Yoga
> Shevat 5771 / Of Washing / Thunder / Eating Before Purchase In Supermarkets
> Adar I 5771 / Saying Tehilim…At Night?
> Adar II 5771 / Coffee!!
> Iyar 5771 / The Halachik Side of Art Courses
> Sivan 5771 / Yichud and An Adoptive Child
> Tammuz 5771 / Shabbos Shaylas
> Av 5771 / Yichud in Counseling
> Elul 5771 / Stealing Money, Returning It, and Mechilla

> Av 5770 / Email Sent on Shabbos by a non-Religious Jew
> Elul 5770 / Is She an Oveid Avoda Zara?

> Sivan 5767 / Deleting Digital Sheimos

> Tishrei 5766 / The Significance of Learning the Torah in Hebrew
> Kislev 5766 / Assorted Pet Shaalos From Jem Sem Readers
> Shevat 5766 / Hashavas Aveida
> Adar 5766 / Assorted Questions on Hilchos Shabbos
> Nissan 5766 / Listening to a Friend Vent
> Sivan 5766 / The Ins and Outs of Tznius…

> Tishrei 5765 / Hataras Nedarim & Studying in the Sukkah
> Cheshvan 5765 / Mixed Seating & Dancing at Weddings
> Teves 5765 / Feeding Animals & Folding on Creases on Shabbos
> Shevat 5765 / Drinking from Water Coolers at Work
> Adar 1 5765 / Kashrus Questions for Shabbos
> Adar 2 5765 / Israeli Politicians & Lashon Hara
> Nissan 5765 / Maximum for Tzedakah
> Iyar 5765 / Halachos of Hamapil
> Sivan 5765 / Movies, Baseball Games, Museums…Can We Go?
> Tammuz 5765 / Status of Food Baked in Milchig/Fleishig Oven

> 1 Kislev 5764 / Looking at Xmas Lights
> 15 Teves 5764 / Dating a Guy You’re Going to Break Up With
> 1 Adar 5764 / Tye-dyed T-Shirts & Beged Ish
> 1 Nissan 5764 / Jewish Etiquette…Who Comes to Whom?
> 1 Iyar 5764 / Sefira & Acapella Music
> 1 Sivan 5764 / Showering on Yomtov
> 1 Tammuz 5764 / Movies: 3 Weeks & Year Round

> 1 Kislev 5763 / Washing Hands
> 1 Teves 5763 / Kosher Detergent & Shatnez
> 15 Shevat 5763 / Women Swimming & Male Lifeguards
> 1 Adar I 5763 / Kemach Yoshon
> 1 Adar II 5763 / Doll Collections
> 1 Nissan 5763 / Coffee & Starbucks
> 1 Iyar 5763 / Electricity on Shabbos
> 1 Sivan 5763 / Cake Icing Letters on Shabbos
> 1 Tammuz 5763 / Bracha on Thunder & Lightning
> 1 Av 5763 / Tearing Kriah at the Kosel

1 Cheshvan 5762 Using Pirated Software

1 Kislev 5762 Women Saying Havdalah

1 Sivan 5762 Are Class Notes, Newspapers or Email Divrei Torah Shaimos?

1 Tammuz 5762 Tzedakah vs Maaser?

1 Av 5762 Davening During Krias HaTorah

1 Elul 5762 Lashon Harah and Non-Frum Family

1 Tishrei 5761
Dancing at Weddings
Charitable Mailings
1 MarCheshvan 5761
Being Paid when there’s no Work
Saying Kedushah during Shmoneh Esreh
1 Kislev 5761
Yoga
15 Teves 5761
Walking in front of someone davening
Blood in eggs
1 Shevat 5761
Kiruv Rechokim
1 Adar 5761
Buying Merchandise Produced by Employee Exploitation
1 Nissan 5761
Giving Tzedakah
15 Iyar 5761
Can a Woman be a Posek?
1 Sivan 5761
Shaimos on Wedding Invitations
1 Tammuz 5761
Halachos of the Kosel
1 Av 5761
Kosher Soap
1 Elul 5761
Walking Between Two Women
1 MarCheshvan 5760
Food & Gum Without A Hechsher
15 MarCheshvan 5760
Kol Isha In Shul
1 Kislev 5760
Mechitzas
1 Shevat 5760
Toveling China, Bishul Akum
15 Shevat 5760
Sitting for Shema
1 Adar I 5760
Maaser
15 Adar I 5760
Ping Pong on Shabbos
1 Adar II 5760
Borei Nefashos
1 Nissan 5760
Hechsher on Vitamins
15 Nissan 5760
Women Davening Maariv
15 Iyar 5760
Inyanei Tefillah
1 Sivan 5760
Teaching Torah to a Non-Jew
15 Sivan 5760
Z’manei Tefillah
1 Tammuz 5760
Kol Isha In An Old-Age Home
15 Tammuz 5760
Playing Tennis
1 Av 5760
Inviting Guests if they Might Drive on Shabbos
1 Elul 5760
Handshaking with Men & Teshuvah

 

1 Cheshvan 5759
Hataras Nedarim
1 Teves 5759
Tefilas Haderech
15 Teves 5759
Ma’asser
1 Shevat 5759
Mayim Acharonim
15 Shevat 5759
Kitzur Shulchan Orach
1 Adar 5759
Ma’aser on Gifts
15 Adar 5759
Shaking Hands With Men
1 Nissan 5759
Showering on Yom Tov
1 Iyar 5759
Beracha on Nutrient Drink
15 Iyar 5759
Makeup on Shabbos
1 Sivan 5759
Negiah with Male Relatives
15 Sivan 5759
BBQ Grills
1 Tammuz 5759
Mechitzahs at Weddings
15 Tammuz 5759
Meditation & Stress Management
1 Menachem Av 5759
Torah After Krias Shema Al HaMitah and/or Before Birchas HaTorah
15 Menachem Av 5759
Bishul Akum

 

Archives

Dear Chana Archives

Dear Chana Archives

> Tishrei 5772 / Taking A Second Look At Ourselves
> Kislev 5772 / Issues in His Family, Can I Handle It???

> Tishrei 5771 / Genuine Relationships in Dating – Part 2
> Cheshvan 5771 / Mr. Perfect??
> Kislev 5771 / Attraction & Affection
> Teves 5771 / Dating Queries
> Shevat 5771 / Dating Life Issues: What To Factor In – What To Filter Out – Part 1
> Adar I 5771 / Dating Life Issues: What To Factor In – What To Filter Out – Part 2
> Adar II 5771 / Dating Life Issues: What To Factor In – What To Filter Out – Part 3
> Iyar 5771 / A Wonderful Non-Frum Father…And Shidduchim
> Sivan 5771 / Trust Your Instincts – Abusive Relationships
> Tammuz 5771 / Annoying Friends
> Av 5771 / Repairing the Breach
> Elul 5771 / Being Engaged

> Av 5770 / Ahead of the Game
> Elul 5770 / Genuine Relationships in Dating – Part 1

> Adar 5768 / To Tell or Not To Tell?

> Tishrei 5767 / Weighty Matters Part II
> Cheshvan 5767 / Is It Over or Not?
> Kislev 5767 / Cold Feet
> Sivan 5767 / Dating After a Broken Engagement

> Tishrei 5766 / Our “Fortified Steel Walls” Must Come Down in Dating
> Kislev 5766 / Struggling with Chessed
> Teves 5766 / Coming Down from the Clouds
> Shevat 5766 / Help I Messed Up!
> Adar 5766 / Dating Decisions
> Iyar 5766 / Mid 20’s & Single- HELP?!
> Sivan 5766 / Extending our Boundaries in Dating, or Not?
> Tammuz 5766 / Bringing Seminary Home

> Tishrei 5765 / Staying Focused while Dating
> Cheshvan 5765 / Dreams Come in Different Packaging!
> Kislev 5765 / Breaking the Pattern
> Teves 5765 / I’m Back Home & I’m Feeling Low…
> Shevat 5765 / I’m Back Home…Part 2
> Adar I 5765 / Sharing Family Information in Shidduchim
> Adar II 5765 / Influencing … vs. Being Influenced
> Iyar 5765 / If My Husband Will Be in Chinuch Will I Miss Out on Being a Full Time Mom?
> Sivan 5765 / Falling in Love, Sparks…When does it happen?
> Tammuz 5765 / Friendships with Ex-Dates: Right Wrong & Why?

> 1 Kislev 5764 / Handling Obstinacy
> 1 Adar 5764 / Dating Guys with Family Issues
> 1 Nissan 5764 / Asking Mechila from Guy Friends
> 1 Iyar 5764 / Asking Mechila from Guy Friends: Revisited
> 1 Sivan 5764 / Chillul HaShem vs. Dealing with Old Friends
> 1 Tammuz 5764 / Shidduchim – Trust Your Instincts?

> 1 Adar I 5763 / The Other Side of the Fence
> 1 Adar II 5763 / College Issues
> 1 Nissan 5763 / Coed Gyms
> 1 Iyar 5763 / Struggles with Roommates and Privacy
> 1 Sivan 5763 / Responses to the College Issue
> 1 Av 5763 / Dating Conflicts
> 1 Elul 5763 / Life after Sem…Help…

 

1 Kislev 5762
Money vs Middos
1 Teves 5762
Relating Past Transgressions in Shidduch Relationships
15 Shevat 5762
Explaining the Shidduch System
1 Sivan 5762
Dealing with Crisis
1 Tammuz 5762
Avoiding the Mixed Social Scene after Seminary
1 Tishrei 5761
Is Kollel for Me?? Part 2
1 MarCheshvan 5761
Dating People with Depression
1 Kislev 5761
Friends who Stray from Torah
15 Teves 5761
Surviving the Shidduch System
1 Adar 5761
What Ba’alei Teshuvah should Seek in a Marriage Partner
15 Nissan 5761
Finding a Rav
1 Iyar 5761
Deciding between Living in Eretz Yisroel and doing Kiruv in America
1 Tammuz 5761
Finding a Derech
1 Av 5761
Choosing a Spouse More or Less Frum?
1 Elul 5761
How to Properly Fill Free Time
15 Elul 5761
Response to “How to Properly Fill Free Time”
1 Tishrei 5760
Kavanna B’Tfillah
15 Tishrei 5760
Reciting Shir HaShirim as a Segulah
1 MarCheshvan 5760
Relating To Friends Who Did Not Share In The Seminary Experience
15 MarCheshvan 5760
Women and the Chagim
1 Kislev 5760
Working on Middos after Seminary
15 Kislev 5760
Attaining Self-Confidence
1 Teves 5760
The Ko’ach of Chanukah
1 Shevat 5760
I Don’t Want to Start Dating Yet!
15 Shevat 5760
Torah View on Autism and Mental Disabilities
1 Adar 5760
Dealing with the “Green-Eyed Monster”
15 Adar 5760
Bad Things that Happen to Good People
1 Nissan 5760
Crying at Friends’ Engagements
15 Iyar 5760
Dating and Rejection
1 Sivan 5760
Ba’alei Teshuvah Moving Beyond Their Families
15 Sivan 5760
Lack of Support from Married Friends
1 Tammuz 5760
Improving One’s Self-Esteem
15 Tammuz 5760
ADHD and Bechirah
1 Av 5760
Down in the Dumps
1 Elul 5760
Is Kollel for Me?? Part 1
1 Cheshvan 5759
Nichum Aveilim
1 Kislev 5759
Dating & Sisters
15 Kislev 5759
Tznius: Single/Married Women
15 Teves 5759
Staying or Moving?
1 Shevat 5759
“Yeshivish???”
1 Adar 5759
Priorities in Dating
1 Nissan 5759
Maintaining Spirituality in Chutz La’Aretz After Sem
1 Iyar 5759
Shadchanus
15 Iyar 5759
Rush Dating
1 Sivan 5759
Potentially Long Engagement
1 Tammuz 5759
Kibud Av V’Em
15 Tammuz 5759
Parents and Dating
1 Menachem Av 5759
Relating to Engaged Friends
15 Menachem Av 5759
How To Know When To Begin Dating
1 Elul 5759
Maintaining Your Growth From Seminary
15 Elul 5759
Relating to Others After Returning From Seminary
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Da Ma L’hashiv Archives

 

Da Ma L’Hashiv Archives


> Tishrei 5771 / Girls Being M’kareiv Boys

> Cheshvan 5771 / Going to the Israeli Army
> Kislev 5771 / Hardships & Suffering
> Teves 5771 / Are We Right?
> Tammuz 5771 / Are We Right? Part 2
> Av 5771 / Are We Right? Part 3
> Elul 5771 / Are We Right? Part 4

> Av 5770 / Learning About Evolution
> Elul 5770 / Is Everything That Happens in the World Hashgacha?

> Kislev 5766 / The Challenges of Kibud Av Vaem
> Teves 5766 / Carpe Diem!!
> Shevat 5766 / Internet: Is It REALLY that Bad?

> Tishrei 5765 / Tznius and Style
> Cheshvan 5765 / “Orthodox” Feminism & Spiritual Fulfillment(?)
> Nissan 5765 / The Mechitza Opposition
> Iyar 5765 / Open Letter from Rabbi Orlofsky

> 1 Cheshvan 5764 / Rabbi Orlofksy, Dr Laura and the Torah’s honor
> 1 Teves 5764 / Why the World was Created, and Other Questions…
> 1 Adar 5764 / Explaining the Concept of Kedushah
> 1 Nissan 5764 / Judging Frumkeit by Appearances
> 15 Tammuz 5764 / Cuz I Think it’s Cool

 

> 1 Kislev 5763 / Is it MY Fault that Others are Sick??
> 1 Adar I 5763 / Ratzon & Alei Shur
> 1 Adar II 5763 / Kashrus – D’Oraisa and D’Rabbanan
> 1 Nissan 5763 / Proving Right & Wrong
> 1 Iyar 5763 / WHY is it Wrong to Watch TV??
> 1 Sivan 5763 / How a BT (or Anyone!) Can Keep the Devotion
> 1 Tammuz 5763 / Forgiveness and Accountability
> 1 Av 5763 / Getting out of a Spiritual Rut
> 1 Elul 5763 / Going to Sem & the Matzav

1 Av 5762
The Temple Mount
1 Elul 5762
Missionaries and Investigating Other Religions
1 Tishrei 5761
Bitachon and the Need to Daven
1 Mar Cheshvan 5761
How to Deal with Friends who Stray
1 Kislev 5761
Convincing those who don’t want to be convinced.
15 Teves 5761
Should we judge Judaism by the Jews?
1 Shevat 5761
Understanding Judaism’s view on Homosexuality
1 Adar 5761
Understanding Korbanos
1 Nissan 5761
Living Happily Insane
15 Iyar 5761
The Paradox of Bechirah and HaShem’s Omniscience
1 Sivan 5761
Understanding Rape in Halacha
1 Tammuz 5761
Vegetarianism
1 Elul 5761
Midrash and P’shat
1 Tishrei 5760
Answering Questions Without Offending People
15 Tishrei 5760
HaShem Only Gives People Tests They Can Handle
1 MarCheshvan 5760
Everyone Should Do Kiruv
15 MarCheshvan 5760
What About REALLY BAGGY pants?!
1 Kislev 5760
Letter to a Student in Medical School, Part 1 of 4
15 Kislev 5760
Rabbi Leib Keleman: Letter to a Student in Medical School, Part 2 of 4
15 Teves 5760
Y2K
1 Shevat 5760
The Perils of College Literature Classes
1 Shevat 5760
Rabbi Leib Keleman: Letter to a Student in Medical School, Part 3 of 4
1 Adar I 5760
The Purpose of Life
1 Adar I 5760
Rabbi Leib Keleman: Letter to a Student in Medical School, Part 4 of 4
15 Nissan 5760
Inyanei Pesach
15 Sivan 5760
Jews and Non-Jews
15 Tammuz 5760
Shaking Hands
1 Av 5760
Saying Shema
1 Elul 5760
Halachic Process
1 Cheshvan 5759
Kiruv & Your Friends
1 Kislev 5759
Kiruv & Mixed Groups
8 Teves 5759
Kisuy Rosh
1 Shevat 5759
Handling Uncomfortable Personal Questions
1 Adar 5759
Trying To Be M’kareiv Someone Who Isn’t Interested
15 Adar 5759
Different Mourning Periods for Parents vs. Children
1 Nissan 5759
Strengths in the Wrong Places
1 Iyar 5759
Negiah Regarding Developmentally Disabled Individuals
15 Sivan 5759
Polygamy I
1 Tammuz 5759
Intermarriage
15 Tammuz 5759
Egalitarian Minyan at the Kotel on Shavuos
1 Menachem Av 5759
Polygamy II
15 Menachem Av 5759
Turned-Off Yeshiva Day School Kids
1 Elul 5759
Jews for Jesus
15 Elul 5759
Tzaddik V’Ra Lo