As we approach the onset of the second month of Adar – Adar Sheini – we dedicate the present article to the oft-confusing identification of the “true” month of Adar…. Read more »
Posts By: Rabbi Yehoshua Pfeffer
Can you shave on Rosh Chodesh? Thanks. Answer: Those who are careful not to take haircuts on Rosh Chodesh should also preferably refrain from shaving on rosh chodesh. However, because… Read more »
An opportunity to acquire a business presents itself to Reuven. He approaches Shimon to be 50/50 partner and lead negotiations with the seller. Shimon hires a lawyer and accountant to… Read more »
Question: Can a non-Jewish woman attend a Pesach seder? Does it make a difference if she is studying to become Jewish and has renounced her born religion? Does it make… Read more »
This article discusses the issue of lechem mishneh, the double-portion of bread that opens our Shabbos meals (commemorating the manna of the wilderness). Is lechem mishneh a full obligation? Are women obligated? Are complete loaves of bread required? Is lechem mishneh required even for cakes and pastries? These questions, and others, are discussed below.