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Grave Sin: The Hatching of a Cemetery Plot

  • April 2, 2019

As heard from Rav Dovid Shlomo Englander The tomb of the unknown Four men have been arraigned in Yerushalayim’s Magistrates’ Court on charges of desecration of graves and fraud. The defendants stand accused of robbing decades-old graves in order to…

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Ribbis: Matters of Interest

  • March 25, 2019

Purchasing Items from the Store A neighbor borrows money to go shopping at the local supermarket. The lender asks the borrower if they can buy an item for him as well, and adds another few dollars for the purchase. Is…

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Halachos of Daily Living

  • March 25, 2019

Laws related to Berachos In a recent Halacha Yomis you mentioned that according to many opinions the bracha on cloves is borei minei b’samim. Can you please explain why? On which other spices does one recite borei minei b’samim? The bracha ‘”borei minei b’samim” is recited…

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Karpas and Tumah

  • March 25, 2019

An Overview of a Shiur by Rav Daniel Dumbroff on Parshas Shemini (וכי יותן מים על זרע ונפל מנבלתם עליו טמא הוא לכם (ויקרא יא:לח Netilas Yadayim for fruit dipped in liquid – Chazal required this due to a complex…

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Who Is At Fault For a Default?

  • March 25, 2019

Reneging on an Agreement Part I By: Rabbi Yosef Greenwald There are two categories of agreements which can affect when an agreement is broken. In Bava Metzia, 49A, the Gemara discusses two different types of contractual agreements and the ramifications…

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