If one has only his yad teffilin on during schachris after reciting lehaniach blessing, and someone else recites Kaddish, is the Kaddish itself is considered a hefsik in so much… Read more »
Why is the festival of Pesach named Chag Ha-Matzos, after the food we eat on Pesach? What is the secret of the question and answer style of Seder Night? And what is the connection, expressed in a number of halachic details, between the mitzvah of matzah and telling the tale of our redemption from Egypt? The article, in honor of the forthcoming festival, elucidates the essence of Pesach, and the goal we seek to achieve on Seder Night.
When exactly during kiddush on Friday night should one look at the candles? Answer: In principle, for the duration of kiddush one should look at the kiddush cup. Rema (271:10),… Read more »