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Taking Tzedakah Money To Sit & Learn

Rav Dovid Grossman, Rosh Bais HaVaad Question: We have stated that one should avoid taking tzedakah if he has the option of supporting himself. Today, there are thousands of people learning in Kollel. Many of them are supported by the…

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Meseches Sukkah, Perek 3

  Daf 29- Rabbinic Acquisitions; Are They Scripturally Binding? Part I Rav Yitzchok Grossman, Dayan at the Bais HaVaad   Daf 30- Rabbinic Acquisitions; Are They Scripturally Binding? Part II Rav Yitzchok Grossman, Dayan at the Bais HaVaad   Daf…

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May a Retail Store Remain Open on Chol Hamoed?

Rabbi Yosef Kushner Question: In the previous session, we discussed some of the rules of commerce on Chol Hamoed as they relate to real estate management. Commerce that takes place in a retail store with a physical location would appear…

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Amazon Businesses on Chol Hamoed

Rabbi Yosef Kushner Question: In the previous session, we discussed some rules of commerce for retail businesses on Chol Hamoed and when it is permitted to sell based on the rules of davar ha’avud. Do the same rules apply to…

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Real Estate Management on Chol Hamoed

Rabbi Yosef Kushner Question: In the previous session, we discussed some general principles concerning the laws of commerce on Chol Hamoed. How do these principles play out in the specific context of real estate management? Answer: As we mentioned in…

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Commerce and Shabbos Roundtable Part 2

May a Jew Keep a Business Open on Shabbos? Part 2  Rabbi Shmuel Honigwachs, Rabbi Daniel Dombroff, and Rabbi Yosef Kushner   In Part 1, we began discussing the case and question below with responses by Rabbi Honigwachs and Rabbi…

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Canceling Vacation Rentals Amid COVID-19

Cancelling Vacation Rentals Rabbi Baruch Meir Levine   Question: Someone rented a house in Orlando for Pesach but due to Covid-19, was not able to travel and make use of the house. Does the halachah allow such a person to…

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