Should we inoculate or isolate our children?
How far has it seeped into our community?
Is there a difference between the internet and social media?
Balancing trust vs. control
How children react to inconsistency
Mikvaos for men: Is there any source for going to the Mikvah every day? Did the Tanoim, Amoraim and Rishonim go? How about on Erev Shabbos? Are you allowed to go to a hot Mikvah on Shabbos? What about a cold Mikvah on Shabbos?
People who are far away from a Mikvah, can they use the ocean or rivers?
What does it really cost to build a Mikvah? How do you build one?
Hear the fascinating story of the discovery of the Rashab’s Mikvah – The first Mikvah in the world built with a Bor Al Gabei Bor
Should you take elderly parents in your home or place them in a nursing home?
Are you obligated to take care of your parents at the expense of your children?
Do you have to take off from work to tend a parent’s need?
When you’re taking care of a parent, are you exempt from all Mitzvos?
Is there a Chiyuv Kibbud Av to a comatose parent?
Are any deficiencies a husband sees in his wife really his own deficiencies, as claimed in the Garden of Peace?
Should a husband ever remark, comment, or criticize his wife? What about for a gross misdeed?
What issues do husbands complain about in their wives and vice versa?
Is there anything that can be done?
What to look for when buying an Esrog? What’s the minimum to be Yotzei and what’s a Hiddur? What’s the difference between the different types of Esrogim? What does the Hechsher on the Esrog box mean? and much more…
What to be careful about when making a Sukkah? What mats are Kosher for Schach? What to do if your mat rolled up on Yom Tov? Can you go on a trip to a place that doesn’t have a Sukkah? Is someone who’s sleeping obligated in the Mitzvah of Sukkah? and much more…
What’s researched in advance by the parents, and what’s left for the boy and girl to figure out?
What specific questions should be asked? What can’t be asked? What must be asked? Who should – and should not – be asked?
What should we be doing during Elul?
How do we internalize message of the times?
How do you know what your pupose is in the world?
How do we ensure that this year will really be different?
How do you block out all the distractions and noise?
Buying a piece of land to keep Shemittah -is it a Mitzvah or is it detrimental to Shemittah?
Can you have a part in the Bracha of Shemittah? Is the Bracha nowadays?
What items in the supermarkets in America can be from shemittah products?
Should a Kashrus certification’s decisions be solely based on Halacha? What moral decisions should be taken into consideration?
A lesson in Ahavas Yisroel from Reb Moshe & Reb Dovid Feinstein
Is a birthday a day to celebrate? If so, how?
Are there more significant birthdays, like the 70th?
How should Jonathan Rosenblum celebrate his 70th this week?
Have the gedolim historically celebrated their own birthdays?
Is there a problem of Chukas Hagoyim to have a birthday cake? To have candles on it? To blow out the candles? To make a wish?
Hear from the experts
Why is the divorce rate in our communities escalating at an alarmimg rate? -Hear the astonishing numbers
Should something be added in our children’s school curriculum to better prepare them?
How to deal with a spouse that has changed? and much more…
Which poskim prohibit entering the Temple Mount and why? Which permit?
Do politics come into play?
Which areas are less problematic?
How would one prepare?
Are we missing out on any mitzvahs by not going?
What do the gedolim say to do with Har Habayis?
Do we ever stop Davening for their safety?
Dealing with unidentified bodies or parts of them
This recovery can take months: When does Aveilus, Shivah and Kaddish begin?
Is there a problem with giving “semicha” to a woman?
Can a woman be a shul or community rabbi?
Can a shul with a woman rabbi call itself “orthodox”?
What if she’s called Rabbah, Maharat, etc. instead of being called “Rabbi”?
What’s the line between what’s acceptable and what’s not?
Can a woman pasken shaylos?
What’s the difference from these to other Sheitlach?
Is there really a difference?
Can you see the hair underneath?
Is there a problem of Maaris Ayin?
Is it going against the Torah’s will?
Do we know what the Techeilis is – Is it the murex or the cuttlefish?
Are you obligated to wear it because of Safek?
What are the challenges a Rabbi has in a small Jewish community?
What are the main issues and shaylos in-town vs. out-of-town?
What are the strangest issues that come up?
What’s the root of the problem?
Should we show unconditional love or set boundaries?
Is there a time when we need to send our children out of our homes?
A heart wrenching eyewitness report.
Is it an act of Hashem or of human negligence? How do we strengthen our Emunah? How do we explain it to our children? Can we know why it happened? and much more…
Are there heterim to not repay debt?
What if it’s owed to a credit card company, bank or government, as opposed to a Jewish lender or gmach?
What must be disclosed when taking out a loan?
Is it better to learn in Kollel and incur debt, or to get a job?
Can a creditor force the debtor to sell his home and other assets?
Does halacha ever cap the amount of debt we can incur?
Are our Chasunas over the top?
Do affluent people/community leaders need to cut down to encourage others?
Is there a difference on how much Tzedaka you give?
What about all the Yidden who make Parnassah from Chasunas?
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
What are the strangest shaylos a shul Rav is asked? What about 40+ years ago? What are the greatest challenges and difficulties encountered by a shul Rav? How have things changed? What’s most enjoyable, and what’s the least enjoyable? What are congregants struggling with the most today?
Are we allowed to make a special day for mourning? Is it allowed to be made in Nissan? Is “never again” a Jewish concept? Is it wrong to enumerate anti-semitic acts? and much more…
Short Divrei Torah and Inspiration on Pesach
Does it enhace chances of Shidduchim, or does it objectize the girls?, Are they being passed around like baseball cards?, Is it a breach of Tznius?, What can you know from a picture?, and much more…
Balancing protecting from the predator to protecting the reputation of the accused, Should the jewish media be reporting offenders to make awareness? Are allegations to be believed if they can be poliitcally motivated?
The Ne’emanus of women, Are offenders habitual?, and much more…
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…
Can Mitzvos be bought and sold? Can you pay someone to take your aveiros? Is Dovid Lichtenstein’s purchase of Michael Steinhardt’s mitzvah/olam haba valid? Can either party rescind the deal in Beis Din?
What is role of Jewish media in the frum world today? Has their influence usurped the Rabbonim? What is the red line for crass consumerism? Are they making the singers and musician into Jewish celebrities? Is it their job to stay politically neutral or can they slant their opinions? and much more…
Which liberal and progressive ideas conflict with the Torah? How should Jewish institutions handle LGBT pressures by a member? How does the secular view of sexuality compare to that of the Torah? Should we educate our children about these issues, or keep silent? Should someone with these beliefs and/or practices be distanced? Not given an Aliya?
The Torah’s look on: the Covid Vaacine, the Ne’emanus of doctors, the reasons of the anti vaxxers and anti maskers
Over the top vacations, extravagant spending on Simchas: is it permitted Halachically and Hashkafically?
What message does it send our children?
Is it putting pressures on our communities, and much more…
Is it permitted to be a vegetarian or vegan? What about an animal rights activist? Is meat required on Shabbos, Yom Tov and at a Bris? Can we eat veal? Is there a chance shchitah can be banned in the U.S. like what’s happening in Europe? Is synthetic meat still fleish? Can an Ashkenazi eat meat from a Sefardi hashgacha and vice versa? Can meat be left alone on a barbecue or at home with non-Jewish cleaning help?
What can or can’t you drink at a Starbucks, 7-11, and other non kosher coffee shop
What is Bitul Torah? What about Bitul Zeman? Do these concepts apply to women? Do they apply to: Shabbos naps, attending simchas, studying secular studies, listening to podcasts, watching sports, playing sports, visiting Gedolim, visiting kevarim, leisure activities, reading Gedolim biographies, and much more…
Can you go to company parties? Can you go to holiday parties? Can you drink there? Can you give co-workers gifts for the holidays? Can you wish them happy holidays? and much more…
Are you obligated to vaccinate? Is it safe? Can schools mandate it? Is it permitted to jump the line? Who should we listen to, Rabbonim or Doctors?
Is it different than alcohol? What does it do to motivation? Is addiciton a problem in Bais Yaakov? How should we educate our youth? What’s the underlying cause of addiction? and much more…
Is there a better way to get divorced?
Best interest of the child?
Mediation vs. Arbitration
Posek who was the last word on life and death issues.
Sampling of some of the shailos asked to him by Chai Lifeline.
Stories of his humbleness and great kindness by his talmidim.
Halachically, does a husband need to help at all? Who needs to do the dishes, laundry and the like? What if the wife always needs help during his learning or work time? What if she’s a very needy person who should be handling more? What if he helps, but the wife doesn’t like the way he does things? What are healthy expectations for boys and girls getting into marriage? What if there’s a gap between expectations and reality?