Since we are approaching the holiday of Chanukah, let us begin discussing some of its pertinent laws based on what … Continue reading The Holiday of Chanukah
Question: May a soldier or a citizen armed with a pistol or a rifle enter a synagogue with his weapon? … Continue reading Entering a Synagogue with a Weapon
In the previous Halacha we have discussed the special reverence of the Kotel, the Western Wall, for Hashem’s divine presence never … Continue reading Behavior at the Western Wall
Question: Does the Kotel (Western Wall) have any special sanctity? Answer: Our Sages (Midrash Shemot Rabba, Parasha 2) taught: … Continue reading The Kotel-The Western Wall
The Temple Mount ——————————— Clarification: As many of our readers have pointed out, an error was present in the last … Continue reading The Temple Mount
Question: Is it halachically permissible to drink brandy, cognac, or champagne produced without kashrut supervision? Answer: In the previous Halacha … Continue reading kashrut supervision?
Question: If kosher wine is served at a kosher restaurant and poured by a non-Jewish waiter, is the wine forbidden … Continue reading Non-Jewish Wine