As Israel observes Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Jews around the world reflect on what the Land of Israel means to them. These are my thoughts ...

Thoughts on Yom Hazikaron

As Israel observes its Memorial Day for all the fallen soldiers that have made the ultimate sacrifice for the Land of Israel, let’s take a moment to r...View Details

Matzo, Matzo Matzo How much matzo do we have to eat? Is it required for all eight days of Pesach? Just for the Seder? How much Matzo each time? Can ...View Details

There are two times during the Seder that it is a mitzvah to eat have vegetables. Once during Karpas as we dip a vegetable into salt water and the se...View Details

Today we move on to the entree. There is a custom based on a Halacha not to eat roasted meat or chicken at the Seder. What is the reason for this?

Today we move on to the entree. There is a custom based on a Halacha not to eat roasted meat or chicken at the Seder. What is the reason for this?

Today we will discuss the mitzvah of drinking the four cups of wine. What is the source for the four cups? What is the halachic definition of a cup? ...View Details

Today we will discuss “Hagaala” or the kashering in boiling hot water. What kind of utensils or vessels would require hagaala and what is considered ...View Details

Today we will discuss “Libun” which is the most aggressive form of kashering. It’s usually done with a blow torch and the item becomes kashered when ...View Details

A widely discussed topic is kashering before Pesach. What is the basic concept of Kashering and is there any Biblical source about kashering?

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