Seperating Challoh

Seperating Challoh

The Need The Navi Yechezkel (44:30) says that one who gives Challoh to a Kohen is blessed. Let’s do it! But, first let’s learn the Halachos. What is Challoh? It says in the Torah (B`Midbar 15:20) ראשית ערסתכם חלה תרימו, from a dough we must take Challoh. It is not...
The first step of Taking Terumah and Maaser

The first step of Taking Terumah and Maaser

The first step of Taking Terumah and Maaser There is a lot to talk about under this topic but today I’m only going to discuss one point. The first thing we do, when taking off Terumos and Maasros in our times, is to take off slightly more than 1/100 of the produce....
Can Bedikas Chametz be done with a Candle?

Can Bedikas Chametz be done with a Candle?

Can Bedikas Chametz be done with a Candle? I know, the question is shocking. You would think I meant  to ask if you can check with a flashlight! Let’s review part of today’s Daf (Psachim 8). “Checking for Chametz should not be done with a torch”. The...
Can one put hot food into a Thermos on Shabbos?

Can one put hot food into a Thermos on Shabbos?

At the office where I work, there is no way for me to heat my lunch, becaucse I don’t use a microwave for health reasons. So, I bought a thermos, of the kind made for food, with an opening nearly as wide as the body. My colleague at ZoomTorah Meir, saw my hot...