Hugging Family Members

When it comes to forbidden relationships the rambam makes a distinction between certain family members when it comes to hugging them. For an aunt the Rambam writes that it is… Read more »


Why Is Milk Kosher?

How is it todays milk considered kosher? In the past chazal were matir milk because one could assume that the majority of cows are kosher and therefore the milk is… Read more »


Exercise Shorts

Are shorts that one uses for exercise considered begged ish, and therefore a women couldn’t use shorts for excercise, or do we say that since in general society both men… Read more »


Dairy Onions

I cut up onions with a dairy knife and put them into dough which I then placed in a Challah Pan. It was baked in a dairy oven. Are my… Read more »


Kashrus Boards

What are the main differences between rabbanut mehadrin, and, let’s say, Rav Rubin or Bedatz? Answer: The main differences between the different kashrus boards are in the level of supervision… Read more »


Uncovered Water

What are the exact halachos of mayim megulim? How long can the water be uncovered? How large can the opening be for it to become assur? Is it only overnight?… Read more »


Visible Bugs

What is the definition of a bug that is forbidden to eat. Let’s say the one can see a litte dot with the visible eye, but then if one were… Read more »


Simple Faith

Is emunah peshutah a good thing, or should I aspire to understand the reasoning behind mitzvos and minhagim? Answer: The answer to this depends largely on personal disposition. Emunah peshutah is… Read more »