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Halachos of Daily Living

  • March 19, 2019

Are women obligated to recite one hundred brachos daily? Many poskim write that women are exempt from this mitzvah. As evidence, the Shevet HaLevi (5:23) points out that the Rishonim who list the hundred brachos recited each day include the brachos that are recited on Tallis and Tefillin. Since women do not…

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Ribbis: Matters of Interest

  • March 19, 2019

A Ride to a Wedding A few friends are seeking a ride to a wedding. If the driver happens to owe money to any of them, may he offer the lender a ride? May he give the lender preference over…

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Halachos of Matanos L’evyonim

  • March 19, 2019

By Rav Yehoshua Grunwald - The Mishna Berura (594:2), based on the Ritva, says that a peruta must be given to each of the evyonim. This would be no more than 25 cents in value.  - Many authorities, based on the Maharsha…

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Halachos of Daily Living

  • March 12, 2019

Laws related to Berachos When does the day begin for the counting of one hundred brachos? Does one begin counting from sunset, when the halachic day begins, or does one begin counting from the morning? Poskim, such as the Mishna Berura (46:14), include…

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Corporate Gifts

  • March 12, 2019

Many startup businesses are created through an agreement in which an investor provides funding with a heter iska contract. May the business owner send the investor annual corporate gifts, or an extravagant Shalach Manos on Purim? Poskim disagree whether the…

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