skip to Main Content
Have a question? ASK THE DAYAN 1.888.485.8223 Sign up to receive our Halacha Journal! SUBSCRIBE

May a Retail Store Remain Open on Chol Hamoed?

Rabbi Yosef Kushner Question: In the previous session, we discussed some of the rules of commerce on Chol Hamoed as they relate to real estate management. Commerce that takes place in a retail store with a physical location would appear…

Read More

Amazon Businesses on Chol Hamoed

Rabbi Yosef Kushner Question: In the previous session, we discussed some rules of commerce for retail businesses on Chol Hamoed and when it is permitted to sell based on the rules of davar ha’avud. Do the same rules apply to…

Read More

Real Estate Management on Chol Hamoed

Rabbi Yosef Kushner Question: In the previous session, we discussed some general principles concerning the laws of commerce on Chol Hamoed. How do these principles play out in the specific context of real estate management? Answer: As we mentioned in…

Read More

Commerce and Shabbos Roundtable Part 2

May a Jew Keep a Business Open on Shabbos? Part 2  Rabbi Shmuel Honigwachs, Rabbi Daniel Dombroff, and Rabbi Yosef Kushner   In Part 1, we began discussing the case and question below with responses by Rabbi Honigwachs and Rabbi…

Read More

Canceling Vacation Rentals Amid COVID-19

Cancelling Vacation Rentals Rabbi Baruch Meir Levine   Question: Someone rented a house in Orlando for Pesach but due to Covid-19, was not able to travel and make use of the house. Does the halachah allow such a person to…

Read More
NEW Yorucha Program >