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01/25/24 - SHIUR 453 (23,366 Downloads)

The Shulchan Aruch of war

Abortion of a fetus conceived through rape
Women tying tzitzis
Sheva brachos without the chosson or kallah
Returning home before Shabbos if one knows they will be called up on Shabbos
Returning home while one’s wife is a niddah if he doesn’t think he’ll be able to withstand the temptation to hug
A hug before a spouse leaves for battle if the wife is Niddah
Burying blood-soaked cars
Pidyon Haben when the father or kohen is not present
Shortening the taharah process for Niddah during wartime
Saying shehecheyanu when one will not light or even see Chanukah candles
Eating homemade foods sent to the front
Matzah bakery that ran into a shelter in middle of making Matzos
Running to a shelter in middle of Shemone Esrei or Krias HaTorah
Yichud in a shelter
Rewriting Kesubos for people in the North or South who evacuated their homes
A Kohein entering an Ohel Hameis for shelter during a siren

01/04/24 - SHIUR 450 (25,886 Downloads)

Amazon in Halacha

Shabbos:
Is it permissible to place an order with one-day delivery on a Friday?
If a package arrives on Shabbos, is it permissible to open and use it?
Is it permissible to make an online purchase on Friday when it is already Shabbos in the seller’s time zone, knowing the seller is Jewish?
Is it permissible to keep an Amazon account active during Shabbos and Yom Tov?

Ratings:
Is it permissible to leave negative reviews on products?
Is it permissible to create positive, but fictitious reviews for your own products to enhance sales?

Can one purchase items during the nine days (items like clothes and Keilim that is forbidden to buy in those days), to be delivered after tisha b’av?
Can one purchase item prior to the nine day to be delivered during the nine days?
Can one purchase items on Chol Hamoed (that are forbidden to purchase on Chol Hamoed) to be delivered after Yom Tov?
Can one purchase Chometz on Chol Hamoed to be delivered after Pesach?

Hear from the trenches – How are the Kehilos and families in Eretz Yisroel Managing

09/01/23 - SHIUR 434 (27,110 Downloads)

מי יחיה מי ימות Community organizations dealing with life and death issues daily and some of the שאלות that arise

For what type of situations should you be calling Hatzalah.
How should you call Hatzalah – with a shinui etc ?
Can you turn on outside lights to make it easier for Hatzalah to identify the house?
If you have to go to the hospital on Shabbos what do you have to know – what can you take clothes, phone, wallet etc?
Is it better to go with Hatzalah or drive yourself or go with uber?
Do you have to go to the closest hospital or to a further one – out of the T’Chum
Should you cancel Hatzolah if all is good and you don’t need them anymore?
If you madean early Shabbos should you be Matir Neder and then drive youself to the hospital?
Who can go along with the patient?
What can you or can’t you do in the hospital?
When can you come back home on Shabbos and when not?

10/27/22 - SHIUR 392 (25,522 Downloads)

Mental Health in Halacha – Learn how to recognize it and deal with it

How does Halacha view mental health?
Can you be Mechalel Shabbos?
How do deal with OCD and Mitzvah observance?
When someone comes to therapy and is saying lashon Horah or talking bad about parents is that a problem? Especially when the therapist is encouraging it.
Can you tell an eating disorder patient to eat on Yom Kippur?
What to say when it comes to Shidduchim and you have privileged information?
And much more…

07/22/22 - SHIUR 380 (27,948 Downloads)

The Halachic Challenges of living at home with a non-religious child or spouse

If your spouse is irreligious, can she trusted to say she went to the Mikvah?
Can you allow your son to stay in your house if he insists on staying there with his girlfriend?
Can you eat from the food they bring you?
Do you have to be afraid they’ll make your oven, microwave, and dishes Treif?
If they cook is it Bishul Acu”m?
If they touch wine does it become Yayin Nesech?
Can you give them food and drink if they won’t wash their hands or make a Brocha?
Are they מצטרפף לזימון ?
What happens if they bring Chametz into your house on Pesach?
If the air conditioner shuts off on Shabbos and they turn it on do you have to leave the house?
If they turn on a light on Shabbos can you use that room?

01/01/22 - SHIUR 352 (26,070 Downloads)

Living in a new world – Security Cameras everywhere

Can cameras be used for Hashgachos / Cholov Yisrael?
Do we still need on site Mashgiachim?
Security cameras around homes and shuls; does it create a problem entering / walking by on Shabbos?
Can you use a camera to monitor an elderly parent who’s in quarantine / in the hospital on Shabbos?
Can you use a nanny cam or baby monitor on Shabbos?

04/24/21 - SHIUR 319 (17,406 Downloads)

Sefirah and Lag Baomer – All you need to know

What’s the source of the proihbition of music? Is recordings, acapella and other forms of music forbidden?
Can you shave your beard? Can you make Shecheyanu?
Should you go to Meron this year or will it cause Chilul Shabbos? Does the pigrimage to Meron repair Charedi Chiloni relations?
What’s the real source of the Yom Tov of Lag Baomer?
A novel approach to the source of Lag Baomer

03/06/21 - SHIUR 313 (21,098 Downloads)

Pesach Hotels

The 8 Kashrus questions you must ask the mashgiach before  booking a hotel for Pesach, Does it take away from our childrens Pesach experience or is it a necessary break?, Is it over excessive Gashmius or Ruchniusdike inspiration, what can go wrong, and much more…

09/10/16 - SHIUR 82 (2,938 Downloads)

Shailos and Teshuvos with Rabbi Avigdor Nebenzahl

Exchanging terrorists for a solider- The Gilad Shalit deal

Going up to the Har Habayis

Women of the Wall

Women saying Kaddish

Video cameras on Shabbos

Burial in Eretz Yisroel

Havdalah and Amein over the telephone

Webcam- Does it solve Yichud and Cholov Yisroel

Going to Uman for Rosh Hashana

Kollel vs. Kiruv

When’s it time to leave Kollel

Treating wounded terrorists

Killing a terrorist where others will get killed with him

02/20/16 - SHIUR 57 (2,668 Downloads)

Shailos V’teshuvos with Rabbi Moshe Sternbuch

Shailos including: Ben Pakuah Shechitah, Inviting non religious for shabbos if they will drive, Someone in kollel; Chiyuv to do Kiruv?, Contradictions between science and Chazal, Advertising on Frum blogs that post Loshon Hora, Motion detectors on Shabbos, AquaAdvantage salmon that has non kosher dna, Vaccinations in Halacha, The BRCA gene

12/05/15 - SHIUR 46 (2,778 Downloads)

Shailos and Teshuvos: Special one year anniversary show with the Gadol Hador the Raavid of the Eidah Hacharaidus, Hagaon Hagodol Harav Moshe Shternbuch Shlita

Special one year anniversary show with the Gadol Hador the Raavid of the Eidah Hacharaidus, Hagaon Hagodol Harav Moshe Shternbuch Shlita.
He will be talking in English a conversation with Dovid Lichtenstein about modern contemporary halachic issues.
Topics will include Hafgaas kidushin in todays age, genetic testing,  prenuptial agreements in todays times, is it a smart idea, is it halachically acceptable? vaccinations for children, should one follow his doctors advice or his Rovs? shaking hands with the opposite gender in the workplace, motion sensors, the kosher switch and grama on shabbos. Daas torah: what lesson should be taken from the…

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