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Halachos of Daily Living

  • April 15, 2019

Laws related to Pesach On Pesach, can one use paper plates, paper towels and napkins that are not certified kosher for Pesach? Paper plates, paper towels and napkins generally contain starch. Some forms of raw starch are kitniyos, such as corn…

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Medications on Pesach

  • April 15, 2019

What should one do if their medicine is not listed on the Kosher L’Pesach list? If someone has a potentially life-threatening  condition e.g. hypertension, diabetes, infection, asthma, stroke risk, cancer, psychiatric condition, etc. the Poskim maintain that one must take…

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Ribbis: Matters of Interest

  • April 12, 2019

THANKING THE LENDER May the borrower thank the lender for the loan? May he greet him warmly upon meeting him in the street? Does it make any difference if he thanked or greeted him during the life of the loan…

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Halachos of Daily Living

  • April 8, 2019

Laws related to Berachos We learned previously that if one eats an entire meal of an item that is considered pas haba’ah b’kisnin, the brachos recited would be Hamotzi and Birkas Hamazon. Is the amount of pas haba’ah b’kisnin that would mandate Hamotzi the same for everyone? No. To require…

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