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  • August 15, 2019

Halacha and Minimum Wage Regulation / By Rav Yitchak Grossman, Rosh Chaburah, Senior Lecturer Greater Washington Community Kollel and Dayan at The Bais HaVaad Increasing the minimum wage is in the national debate again. In this article, we consider the…

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A Belated Tisha B’Av

  • August 8, 2019

Halachos of Tish B’Av On A Year of Nidcheh By Rabbi Eliezer Gewirtzman This year, the 9th of Av falls out on Shabbos, where Tisha B’Av is deferred until Sunday. Numerous shailos arise as a result of this, several of…

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Halachic Considerations of Firing

  • August 1, 2019

By: Rav Dovid Grossman, shlit"a; Rosh Bais HaVaad Many business owners are matzliach in building up a successful business and find themselves able to add employees as the company grows.  Often a time, due to some economic reality, a company…

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  • July 18, 2019

Fair Trade and Monopolies in Halacha By Rav Yaakov Rappaport Long before the establishment of the Federal Trade Commission, there were debates regarding trade regulations. Is the government responsible to protect consumers, or is it the responsibility of “buyer beware”?…

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Teshuva for Shoplifting

  • July 11, 2019

By Rabbi Yitzchok Basser Q: In his teenage years, someone shoplifted from a store owned by a family friend. He wants to make amends. Is it sufficient to anonymously return the value of the item stolen, or must he take…

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The Mysterious Wait

  • June 6, 2019

An Analysis of Various Minhagim Concerning Waiting Between Meat and Dairy By Rabbi Yosef Grossman Senior Educational Rabbinic Coordinator, OU Kosher Editor – The Daf HaKashrus This article originally appeared in The Daf HaKashrus Vol. 20, No. 1. published by…

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Jewish Owned Bakeries

  • May 16, 2019

Rabbi Eli GerstenReprinted with permission of the OU’s Daf HaKashrus The Tur writes that dough which is owned by a Yisroel but is baked by a non-Jew becomes forbidden like bishul akum. This would mean that it would not have…

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