GOOD MORNING! In about two weeks (starting Saturday night, May 26th) is Shavuos, the holiday celebrating the giving of the…
GOOD MORNING! I once saw a bumper sticker: “Hug Your Kids at Home; Belt Them in the Car”. Obviously, the bumper sticker is a safety message to parents and not an invitation to child abuse.
The Halacha permits or chopping or cutting cheeses into small pieces on Shabbat. The prohibition of Tohen does not apply to cheese, since it only applies to “Giduleh Karaka” things that grow from the ground.
There are many halachic issues concerning leaving food on the fire from before Shabbat. The use of a blech or Shabbat hotplate alleviates these concerns.
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Torah Portion of the Week Shlach. The Jewish people received the Torah on Mt. Sinai and were ready to enter the land of Israel. There was a consensus of opinion amongst the people that we should send spies to see if it was feasible to conquer the Land.
Vayigash, Genesis 44:18 – 47:27. We left off last week with Joseph’s pronouncement that he was keeping Benjamin as a slave for stealing his wine cup. Judah steps forward to challenge the decision and offers himself as a slave instead of Benjamin. Joseph is overcome with emotion, clears the room of all Egyptians and then reveals his identity to his unsuspecting brothers.
The Halacha below was orated in our Synagogue by The Chief Rabbi of Israel, HaGaon Maran Shlomo Amar Shlita. The audio file contains the Rabbi’s oration in Hebrew followed by Rabbi Mansour’s English interpretation.
One Halacha that was brought down in Yabia Omer, Helek 9, Teshuva 35. The question was asked of Chacham Ovadia Yoseph regarding the cameras that were put up at the Kotel in Jerusalem.
Las velas se deben encender antes de la puesta del sol en la noche del viernes, 9 de Noviembre, 2018.