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Daf Yomi in Halacha Topics Parshas Pinchos

  • July 24, 2019

Meseches Terumah Daf 7-13 Daf 7 - Creating Against the Creator Daf 8 - Transactions on Shabbos Daf 9 - Violation Without Representation Daf 10- Who's Korban is It? Daf 11- Extension & Creation Daf 12- Bottled at the Source:…

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Halachos of Daily Living

  • July 24, 2019

May One Get engaged During the Three Weeks? Yes, one may get engaged throughout the entire Three Weeks including Tisha B’Av. Prior to Rosh Chodesh Av (excluding the fast of 17 Tammuz), a formal meal may be served as well. From Rosh Chodesh Av until Erev Tisha B’Av,…

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Ribbis: Matters of Interest

  • July 24, 2019

Overpayment - Keep the change Sender asks Chaim to pick up a bottle of detergent at the local supermarket. The bottle costs $9.50 and Chaim lays out the money. Sender repays Chaim with a $10 bill and tells him to…

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Shmini Atzeres: Just Me and You Yom Tov

  • July 24, 2019

Rav Yehoshua Grunwald (ביום השמיני עצרת תהיה לכם כל מלאכת עבודה לא תעשו" (במדבר כט:לה" The Midrash states that when Hashem asked Klal Yisrael to remain with Him for the extra day of Shemini Atzeres, they responded, "nagila vnismecha bo."…

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Halachic Perspectives On Democracy

  • July 24, 2019

With the recent demonstrations in Hong Kong protesting the Chinese government, this week’s article will focus on the right (or duty) of revolution, and explore some of the halachic perspectives on democracy. The Right (Or Duty) Of Revolution A strikingly…

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