Audios

Halacha

Title Description Duration Open
Abortion 2

Abortion 2

01:02:24 Open
Abortion

Abortion

01:02:46 Open
Avoiding Arguments - Not To Be Like Korach

Laws involved in creating and sustaining arguments - and avoiding machloket

01:00:37 Open
Baal Taschit

Parameters of wasting things, and cutting down trees

01:00:36 Open
Beginning of Life

Beginning of Life

01:16:29 Open
Brachot in the Midst of A Meal

Special Shiur for Tu Bshvat

01:06:37 Open
Celebrating Bat Mitzvahs - Part 1 & 2

Celebrating Bat Mitzvahs - Part 1 & 2

01:34:10 Open
Chachmat Yavan - Greek Wisdom

Permissible and forbidden study, in light of the ban on "Greek Wisdom"

01:06:10 Open
The Law of Chadosh in the Diaspora

Does the Law of Chadosh apply to day - advise for those who live in Israel when traveling, or buying imports

01:10:06 Open
Chalav Yisrael

How much supervision does milk need to be considered Chalov Yisrael?

01:08:30 Open
Women and Chanukah candles

Do women have an obligation to light Chanaka candles? If one's husband lit - can a wife still light?

01:04:09 Open
Co - Joined Twins

Co - Joined Twins 

01:00:42 Open
An Introduction to Halacha

pitfalls in learning and teaching halacha in contemporary times.

01:04:53 Open
Cosmetic Surgery in Halacha

Cosmetic Surgery in Halacha

01:09:33 Open
Elu Veelu - Response To Rabbi Cardozo

Are there limitations to Halacha? are all opinions valid? Response to Rabbi Lopes Cardoza

01:08:17 Open
Esther Halacha

Esther Halacha

59:15 Open
Esther in Halacha

Esther in Halacha

57:46 Open
Euthanasia

Euthanasia

01:10:27 Open
Giving a 10th to Charity

Giving a 10th to Charity

01:15:06 Open
Glatt Kosher

Glatt Kosher

01:05:01 Open
Hair Covering for Women (part 1)

What is the obligation of a married woman regarding the covering of her hair?

01:13:07 Open
Hitting and Fighting in Halacha

Are boxing, wrestling, martial arts allowed according to halacha?

01:10:53 Open
Inviting Non-Shomer Shabbat on Shabbat - Part I

Inviting Non-Shomer Shabbat on Shabbat - Part I

01:05:07 Open
Inviting Non-Shomer Shabbat on Shabbat - Part II

Inviting Non-Shomer Shabbat on Shabbat - Part II

01:11:05 Open
Kaddish

mourners Kaddish, purpose and history

01:04:35 Open
Kaddish - Women and Kaddish

can women say kaddish?

01:04:04 Open
Kashrut Issues

Kashrut Issues

57:28 Open
Kohain Tumah

Kohain Tumah

50:55 Open
Leaving Israel - Halachic Issues

Leaving Israel - Halachic Issues

01:10:04 Open
Listening to Gossip - Accepting Richilut

Listening to Gossip - Accepting Richilut

01:07:29 Open
Massage on Shabbat

use of oil, exercise, massage, physiotherapy

01:04:33 Open
Mayim Achronim

mayim achronim obligation? mitzva? custom?

01:00:00 Open
Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice

01:06:59 Open
Melacha Shenaasa Beshabat

Melacha Shenaasa Beshabat

01:27:41 Open
Mezzuzot and Protection

are mezzuzot for protection? kissing the mezzuzah

58:45 Open
Netilat Yadayim 1

washing hands in the morning hygiene? ritual? ruach ra'ah?

01:03:40 Open
Nittel Eve

Regarding the custom of not learning Torah on the 25th of December

01:01:22 Open
Non - Religious Jews in Halacha Part I

Non - Religious Jews in Halacha Part I

01:08:53 Open
Pikuach Nefesh - Food

Pikuach Nefesh - Food

01:02:20 Open
Possible Danger - Shabbat

Possible Danger - Shabbat

01:07:25 Open
Praying for Rain

when to start praying for rain, in Israel and the diaspora

01:06:00 Open
Rabbis Authority - Part I

Rabbis Authority - Part I

46:27 Open
Rabbis Authority - Part II

Rabbis Authority - Part II

48:26 Open
Renting or Selling Homes to Non-Jews in Israel

Lo Tinachem in halacha, who does the verse apply to? Non- Jews? Idolaters? the seven Nations

01:07:47 Open
Sale of Chametz - "Legal Fiction"?

The dynamics of the sale of Chametz

01:05:11 Open
Saving Non - Jews on Shabbat

Saving Non - Jews on Shabbat

01:10:21 Open
Shabbat Desecrators

the status of shabbat desecration in halacha

01:07:07 Open
Shira

Shira

01:02:22 Open
Sitting on a Table

Halacha Minhag or Superstition

01:01:09 Open
Solar Water Shabbat Dud Shemesh

Solar Water Shabbat Dud Shemesh

01:08:33 Open
Speaking Hebrew - Part I

How should Hebrew be pronounced? in Israel? the Diaspora

01:06:08 Open
Speaking Hebrew - Part II

How should Hebrew be pronounced? in Israel? the Diaspora

01:01:53 Open
Spiritual Danger of Non - Kosher Food

Spiritual Danger of Non - Kosher Food

01:02:54 Open
Sufganiot - Pat Haba BKisnin

the bracha for sufganiot and cake, when is bread not bread?

01:07:08 Open
Teshuva - Matan

Teshuva - Matan

01:04:23 Open
The Impact of Leap Years on Yahrzeit

How a leap year impacts the Yahrzeit

01:04:09 Open
Tumat Kohain

Tumat Kohain

01:06:43 Open
Uncovered Garlic Onions and Bad Spirit

Garlic, onions, and eggs left peeled overnight

01:02:20 Open
Waiting From Meat to Milk

Waiting From Meat to Milk

01:08:31 Open
Waiting From Milk to Meat

Waiting From Milk to Meat

01:07:36 Open
Welcoming Guests

Welcoming Guests

01:05:17 Open
Women and Zimmun

Are women obligated to do Zimmun? If women do Zimmun - how are men to respond?

01:04:20 Open
Work on Shabbat

Work on Shabbat

01:04:59 Open
Zecher Churban

Zecher Churban

01:01:50 Open
When Tisha B'Av Falls on Shabbat (are marital relations allowed)

5772-When Tisha Bav falls on Shabbat the fast is pushed to Sunday - Are there any laws of Tisha Bav on Shabbat? Are laws of private mourning intact? Are sexual relations allowed? Is the fast on Sunday a "bona fide" Tisha B'Av?

00:54:22 Open
Honoring Parents in Dysfunctional Relationships

honoring parents in difficult situations

00:39:48 Open
Hair Covering for Women (part 2 -Hair as Ervah)

The status of women's hair as something sexually arousing

01:03:45 Open
Proper Prayer

can we ask God to give us specif reward when we pray? can we "transfer" out reward to others?

01:06:49 Open
Flowers and trees in Shul on Shavuot - Chukat Akum

Can one put flowers in a shul on shavuot? What was the concern of the Gr"A

01:00:44 Open
Celebrating Bin Ladin's Demise

Is is proper to celebrate when a wicked person dies?

01:03:41 Open
Using Soap on Shabbat

using soap, hard, soft, liquid,

01:00:55 Open
Chanuka Candles and Danger

Where should candles be lit in Chanuka - inside or outside? tension between law and practise

01:06:22 Open
Pat Akum - Parameters - when to be lenient - when to be strict

Where Chazal were Lenient and where were they strict with regards to bread baked by a non-jew

01:03:09 Open
Walking, Speed Walking, Jogging, and Running on Shabbat

What kind of physical activities are allowed on Shabbat

00:56:09 Open
one or two days Yom Tov for visitors to Israel 01:02:57 Open
Is not in the spirit of shabbat a real thing (1)

are there aspects of shabbat which do not fit into the 39 melachot?

00:56:36 Open
The Kosher Switch

Background and explanation of various approaches of the "Kosher Switch"

01:02:30 Open
Shabbat - Sensors

Is there a problem walking by a sensor which will turn on a light on Shabbat?

00:44:14 Open