Category: Halacha

Is Swordfish Kosher?

Note: Due to the post being deemed too controversial for the Kosher consumer, as well as politically charged, the original post appears to have been removed from the Jewish Press website. Interestingly, Natan Slifkin’s piece on swordfish remains. – RH…

Showering During the Nine Days?!?

by Rabbi Yehuda Spitz The Mishna in Maseches Ta’anis (26b) famously teaches that “Mishenichnas Av Mema’atin BeSimcha”, ‘When the month of Av arrives (Rosh Chodesh Av), we lessen our joy’. Since many catastrophes and national tragedies befell our people during…