9/21/19 -Show 238 - Financial challenges of the workplace, and how to stay out of the “headlines”.

Does the employer or employee get to keep the frequent flyer miles, is bathroom time on the clock, how sick do you need to be to take a “sick day,” taking personal calls on company time, using the company printer, and much more

** Guest Hosted by Ari Wasserman ** Author of “Making it Work,” “Making it ALL Work” (for women) and 10 other Seforim, Maggid Shiur, Yerushalayim

with Rabbi Efrem Goldberg – Senior Rabbi of the Boca Raton Synagogue - 9:00
with Rabbi Yona Reiss – Av Beis Din of the CRC - 34:00 
with Avi Steinlauf – CEO, Edmunds - 1:11:00 
with Harry Rothenberg – Noted speaker and Partner, Rothenberg Law Firm - 1:30:30
Closing Chizuk from Judge Ruchie Freier- Elected Chasidic judge, NYC Civil Court - 1:55:00

מראי מקומות

 

9/14/19 - Show 237 - Tefillah: Halachah, Machshavah and History

Is it better to make up your own Tefilos? Can you skip portions of Davening so you can Daven a small part with Kavana? Better to Daven at home than at a Shul with talkers? Why do we Daven when Hashem knows everything? And much more...

with Rabbi Zev Leff - Rav, Moshav Mattisyahu - 18:30
with Rabbi Moshe Weinberger - Rav, Aish Kodesh, Woodmere, NY - 51:20
with Rabbi Yehoshua Hartman - Rosh Beis HaMedrash at Hasmonean, London, Talmid of Rav Hutner - 1:07:30
with Rabbi Yehudah Landi - Renowned historian and Researcher - 1:36:30 

Uman, leaving Israel and home: Is that appropriate?!

with Rabbi Aaron Lankry - Chief Rabbi, Bais Medrash Or Chaim, Monsey, NY - 1:52:15
with Yosef Chaim Bernfeld - Talmid of Rav Nachman of Breslov - 2:13:00 

מראי מקומות

 

9/7/19 - Show 236 - Understanding the differences in Hashkafah between the Litvish and Lubavitch worlds

The incredible impact & Mesiras Nefesh of the Shiluchim - from all six continents

with Rabbi Leibel Shapiro - Rosh Yeshivah, Landow Yeshivah of Miami Beach, Chozer of the Lubavitcher Rebbe - 22:45
with Rabbi Noam Wagner - Rosh Yeshiva in Johannesburg, South Africa - 43:15
with Rabbi Zalman Gifter - Rav in Toms River - 1:04:00
with Rabbi Schneur Zalman Zaklos - Shaliach, Novosibirsk, Siberia - 1:39:30
with Rabbi Tzvi Grunblatt - Shaliach, Argentina - 1:50:30
with Rabbi Mendy Chitrik - Shaliach, Istanbul, Turkey - 2:02:30
with Rabbi Moshe Raskin - Shaliach, Uganda, Africa - 2:15:30
with Rabbi Chaim Tzvi Groner - Shaliach, Melbourne, Australia - 2:21:15 

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8/31/19 - Show 235 - Choshen Mishpat in the Workplace – how clean do we need to be? Remaining Ehrlich - what is allowed and what’s not?

Getting double reimbursements, expensing a business class ticket and flying coach, leaving your jacket at work so nobody knows you left, and much more

** Guest Hosted by Rabbi Ari Wasserman ** Author of “Making it Work,” “Making it ALL Work” (for women) and 10 other Seforim, Maggid Shiur, Yerushalayim

with Rabbi Aharon Lopiansky – Rosh HaYeshiva, Yeshiva of Greater Washington - 10:20
with Rabbi Yitzchak Breitowitz – Renowned Posek and Senior Lecturer at Yeshivas Ohr Somayach - 42:30 
with Dr. Rivka Schwartz – Professional educator and popular lecturer - 1:36:30 
with Mr. Charlie Harary – management consultant and noted speaker - 1:56:10 

מראי מקומות

 

8/24/19 - Show 234 - Safety in Halacha ***Guest Hosted by Rabbi Yehoshua Pfeffer - Rav, Dayan, and Mechaber Seforim, Yerushalayim***

Dina D'Malchusa, Texting and Driving, Chiyuv to wear a seatbelt, Halachically allowed activites, and many more shailos

with Rabbi Yitzchok Basser - Posek, Bais HaVaad, Lakewood - 10:15
with Dayan Yaakov Rappaport, Esq. - Dayan in Cleveland and Lakewood - Attorney, Specializing in Personal Injury - 39:00

מראי מקומות

 

8/17/19 - Show 233 - Summer Halachos: Visitng Beis Hakavoros & Kivrei Tzadikim, What to know about Kashrus when you are away, Shabbos in hotels and much more

Can we Daven to Meisim? What needs a Hechsher? Sensors and motion detectors on Shabbos

with Rabbi Doniel Neustadt - Rav, Pine River Village Lakewood - 17:00
with Rabbi Doniel Lander - Rosh HaYeshiva of Yeshiva Ohr HaChaim & Beis Medrash L'Talmud, Queens - 58:30
with Rabbi Sholem Fishbane - Director, AKO & CRC, Chicago - 1:23:15

מראי מקומות

8/10/19 - Show 232 - Tisha B’Av, Galus and the destruction of the Beis Hamikdash

Understanding the Holocaust

with Rabbi Shmuel Irons - Rosh Hakollel of Kollel Institute of Greater Detroit - 15:30
with Rabbi Yaakov Feitman - Rav, Kehilas Bais Yehuda Zvi, Cedarhurst - Talmid of Rav Hutner ZT"L -  36:00
with Rabbi Aryeh Lebowitz - Rav of Bais Haknesses of North Woodmere - 53:25

מראי מקומות

 

8/3/19 - Show 231 - Maran Harav Shach and the Lubavitcher Rebbe: 30 years later understanding their Hashkafik and Halachic differences

Are they still relevant? Have things changed? Would they still hold their positions today?

Clips from Gedolei Yisroel 
with Rabbi Yissachar Dov Lederman - Mikurav to Rav Shach, Z"L and Rosh Mosdos - 27:00
with Rabbi Chaim Dalfin - Author and Rosh Kollel - 56:30 

מראי מקומות

 

7/27/19 - Show 230 - Gedolim and Jewish Leaders

Should we put them on a pedestal and deify them, or see them as human with the possibility of foibles and errors? Is infallibility a Jewish or Christian concept?
A look back at the banned Sefer "The Making of a Godol"

with Rabbi Shimon Szimonowitz - Rosh Machon Aleh Zayis - 28:15
with Dr. Chaim Waxman, Professor Hadassa College, Brother-in-Law of R' Nosson Kamenetzky, Z"L- 1:10:00
with Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin - Head of Chinuch, NCSY, Columnist, Mishpacha Magazine - 1:36:30 

מראי מקומות

 

7/20/19 - Show 229 - Pets in Halacha and Haskafah

Should we own a dog? The recent ban in Eretz Yisroel to dog ownership, Mukzah, Hotzaah, Feeding, Neutering, and many more Shailos

with Rabbi Eliezer Eisenberg - Director, Bais Vaad LaChachamim, Chicago - 15:30
with Rabbi Chaim Jachter - Rav, Shaarei Orah, Teaneck, NJ - 36:15
with Rabbi Dr. Nathan Slifkin -  Director, The Biblical Museum of Natural History, Beit Shemesh - 1:29:00

מראי מקומות

 

7/13/19 - Show 228 - Ethiopian Jews’ Protests Challenge Racism in Israel

Why are they protesting? Why is the young generation going off the Derech? Understanding Rav Ovadia Yosef's historic Psak in support of Ethiopian Jewish identity

**Guest hosted by Rabbi Benyamin Goldschmidt** - Assistant Rabbi, Park East Synagogue

with Rabbi Dr. Benny Lau - Rav of Ramban Shul, Author and biographer of Rav Ovadia Yosef - 11:30
with MK Pnina Tamano- Shata - First Ethiopian woman to serve as a member of Knesset (Blue & White Party) - 45:30
with Rabbi Sharon Shalom - Rav of "Kedoshei Yisroel" in Kiryat Gat - Author of "From Sinai to Ethiopia" - 1:01:30

מראי מקומות

 

7/6/19 - Show 227 - Sports in Halacha

Playing contact sports, going to games, following and cheering pro teams, idolizing sports heroes, Moshav Leitzim, and many other Halachos regarding sports

with Rabbi Zev Leff - Rav Moshav Matisyahu - 16:00
with Rabbi Mordechai Becher - Gateways Lecturer, Rebbe in YU - 38:25
with Rabbi Shea Chaitofsky - Menahel, Torah Ore - 1:24:15
with Rabbi Yosef Viener - Rav of Khal Sha'ar HaShomayim in Monsey - 1:38:00 

מראי מקומות

 

6/26/19 - Show 226 - Rabbis’ Sons Syndrome: Chessed and Kiruv at what cost? In Halacha and Haskafah

*** Guest Hosted by Rabbi Aryeh Lebowitz *** Rav, Beis Haknesses of North Woodmere 

with Rabbi Boruch Oberlander - Av Beis Din, Badatz D’Kehillos Hachareidim, Budapest, Hungary - 20:00
with Rabbi Shay Schachter - Rosh Bais Medrash, Young Israel of Woodmere - 48:00
with Dr. David Pelcovitz - Renowned Psychologist - 1:16:50
 

מראי מקומות

 

6/22/2019 - Show 225 - Global warming & environmental issues. What are our halachic requirements if any?

with Rabbi  Micha Cohn - Halacha writer for the Business Halachah Institute, Maggid Shiur at Yeshivah Meor Hatalmud - 27:20
with Rabbi Yehudah Hershkowitz - Talmid of Brisk, Ponovezh, Gateshead, R' Moshe Shapiro - 48:30
with Dr. Alon Tal -  Professor, Tel Aviv University's Department of Public Policy and a veteran environmental activist - 1:20:30

מראי מקומות

 

6/15/19 - Show 224 - Challenges faced by women in the workplace

Nivul Peh, social events, unwanted touching and conversation, and many other challenges discussed

*** Guest Hosted by Ari Wasserman *** Author of “Making it ALL Work” and 10 other Seforim, Maggid Shiur, Yerushalayim

Q&A with Rabbi Asher Weiss, world renown Posek, Av Beis Din and Rosh HaYeshiva (recorded for Making it ALL Work) - 11:00
with Rabbi Yonason Sacks – Rosh HaYeshiva, Rav of the Agudas Yisroel (Passaic), and author of 36 Seforim - 18:37
with Dr. Rivka Schwartz – educator and popular lecturer - 47:36
with Mrs. Elisheva Liss – licensed marriage and family therapist, lecturer and author - 1:16:10
with Mrs. Miriam Brilleman – head of human resources at Cushman and Wakefield - 1:35:00
Closing Chizuk from Rabbi Yissocher Frand – Rosh Yeshiva, Ner Yisroel, Baltimore - 1:58:25

מראי מקומות

 

6/8/19 - Show 223 - The state of Anti-Semitism Today and the partnership of Yissachar Zevulun

*** Guest Hosted by Rabbi Yehoshua Pfeffer *** - Rav, Dayan, and Mechaber Seforim, Yerushalayim

The Partnership of Yisschar and Zevulun: Does supporting a Yissochar patur a Zevulun from learning? Does this partnership need a shtar? Is it considered Tzedaka? What should a Zevulun learn?
with Rabbi Zev Leff - Rav, Moshav Matisyahu - 26:30

The state of Anti-Semitism Today
with Mr. Jake Turx - First frum White House Reporter, Ami Magazine Columnist - 53:00

מראי מקומות

 

6/1/19 - Show 222 - Extremist groups and extreme Chumros in Halacha and Haskafa and historically

with Rabbi Yosef Gavriel Bechhofer - Rebbe and Maggid Shiur at Yeshivas Ohr Somayach in Monsey, NY - 17:15
with Rabbi Yehuda Aaron Horovitz - Associate Chief Rabbi of Munich, Germany - 38:20 
with Dr. Paul Offit - Pediatrician specializing in Infectious Diseases and an expert on vaccines, immunology, and virology - 57:40 
with Rabbi Yitzchok Feldheim - National Lecturer for Aish Hatorah on campuses - 1:10:30
with Rabbi Shmuel Yaakov Klein - Torah Umesorah's Director of Publications and Communications - 1:36:30
 

מראי מקומות

 

5/25/19 - Show 221 - Extremism and Fringe Groups Part I

Effects on our image, Chinuch and Kiruv, Dangers and benefits of extremism and much more 

with Refoel Koenig - Survivor of Lev Tahor Cult - 27:50 
with Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblum - Famed writer for Mishpacha and Jerusalem Post - 43:45
with Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin - Head of Chinuch, NCSY, Columnist, Mishpacha Magazine - 1:27:45

מראי מקומות

 

5/18/19 - Show 220 - Training and Arming our Shuls in Halacha and Hashkafah

Muktzah, Hotza'ah, Women, Kovod Beis Haknesses, Correct to arm our communities, does it help?
Amazing story from Rabbi of Poway Chabad

with Rabbi Tzvi Ortner - Rav Cong. Linas Hatzedek, Rabbinical consultant Zman Technologies, OU Director of Halacha and Technology - 22:00
with Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein - Rav, Poway Chabad - 53:50
with Rabbi Yoel Asher Labin - Rav Toms River - 1:13:30

 מראי מקומות

 

5/11/19 - Show 219 - Kibbud Av in Halacha

Moving away from parents to Eretz Yisroel, When a child is Frummer, Chiyuvim of child to parent, and much more 

with Rabbi Nochum Eisenstein - Rav, Maalot Dafna, Yerushalayim
with Rabbi Dr. Benzion Sortotzkin - Psychologist, Specialized in Conflicts between Parents and Children
with Rabbi Yaakov Haber - Rav, Kehillat Shivtei Yeshurun, Ramat Beit Shemesh
with Rabbi Avrohom Weinreb - Rav, Congregation Zichron Eliezer, Cincinnati, OH

מראי מקומות

 

5/4/19 - Show 218 - Fundraising and Giving Tzedaka in Halacha

Tzedakah overhead, Fundraiser percentages, Flying business class, Giving publically, Tzedakah endowments, Who owns a Tzedakah, and much more..

**Guest hosted by Rabbi Benyamin Goldschmidt** - Assistant Rabbi, Park East Synagogue

with Dovid Lichtenstein - CEO - The Lightstone Group, Mechaber - Mishna Acharona on the Mishna Berura - 18:30
with HaRav Hershel Shachter - Rosh Yeshiva, Yeshiva University - 1:04:00
with HaRav Sholom Ber Sorotzkin - Rosh Yeshiva, Ateres Shlomo Network of Torah Institutions - 1:16:00

מראי מקומות

 

4/20/19 - Show 217 - Whiskey and other contemporary Chometz She’avar Alav HaPesach issues you must know

**Guest Hosted by Rabbi Shlomo Gottesman** - Editor, Yeshurun. Rav in West Side of Manhattan

Rabbi Nochum Rabinowitz - Senior Rabbinic Coordinator and Wine Expert, OU Kosher - 23:20
Rabbi Yaakov Luban - Executive Rabbinic Coordinator, OU Kosher, Rav, Ohr Torah, Edison, NJ - 1:02:00

מראי מקומות

 

4/13/19 - Show 216 - Genetics in Halacha; can we determine who is a Jew? Resolve mamzer cases? Be used in Beis Din?.. and much more…

*** Guest Hosted by Rabbi Yehoshua Pfeffer *** - Rav and Dayan in Yerushalayim, Founding Editor of Tzarich Iyun

with Rabbi Mordechai Schudrich - Chief Rabbi of Poland - 23:30
with Dr. Shai Carmi - School of Public Health, Hebrew University - 34:15
with Rabbi Ze'ev Litke - Beis Din of Harav Asher Weiss, co-author of  בירורי יהדות לאור מחקרים גנטיים, Head of Simanim Institute - 
1:10:50
with Rabbi Yehoram Ulman - Rosh Beis Din of Sydney, Australia - 1:34:30

מראי מקומות 

 

4/6/19 - Show 215 - Pesach show: should you go to a hotel? What should your concerns be before you go? The beer controversy - resolved. Quinoa - kitniyos?

with Rabbi Kalman Weinfeld with Mr. Simon Bergson - Rabbinical Coordinator, Food Service Dept., OK - Owner, Manhattan Beer Distributor 14:13
with Rabbi Eli Gerstien - Rabbinical Coordinator, OU 33:35
with Rav Nissan Kaplan - Rosh HaYeshiva, Daas Aharon, Yerushalayim 48:56
with Rabbi Nesanel Sommer - Pesach hotel Rav Hamachshir 57:30
with Rabbi Avi Juravel - Morah D'Asrah, Pesach Time Tours 1:16:06

מראי מקומות

 

3/30/19 - Show 214 - Obesity in the Frum World. The Rambams diet vs. the Atkins diet. Health, exercise & nutrition in Halacha.

A fascinating conversation with the Mashbak of Rav Shach regarding his Hanhagos and care for health: what made Rav Shach quit smoking? Also, where does the Rambam recommend playing Ball?

**Guest hosted by Rabbi Benyamin Goldschmidt** - Assistant Rabbi, Park East Synagogue

with Rabbi Jonathan Rietti - Noted lecturer, Mechanech, founder of BreakThroughChinuch.com 9:20
with Rabbi Yechezkel Ishayek - Mashbak of Rav Shach for 38years, Author, חיים בריאים כהלכה : To Your Health 57:00
with Mrs. Rorie Weisberg - Health Coach, Columnist at Mishpacha Magazine & Kosher.com 1:25:00
with Mrs. Hila Videl - Researcher of health in the Hareidi community and doctoral student at Haifa University 1:43:00

מראי מקומות

 

3/23/19 - Show 213 - Women: Should they learn? If yes, what should they learn? How to stay connected.

How frum women should survive the non Jewish workplace
Women's Role
Place of Women in Judaism - Chassidish Mehalech

with Rebbitzen Miriam Kosman - Author, "Circle, Arrow, Spiral: Exploring Gender in Judaism" - 14:50
with Rabbi Ari Wasserman - Author "Making it Work" - 49:15
with Rebbitzen Tzipporah Heller - Neve Yerushalayim, World Renowned Speaker and Author - 1:16:15
with Rabbi Nesanel Pearl - Mechanech, Khal Chassidim - 1:23:00
with Mrs. Penina Pfeiffer - Organizer, Women's Learning Groups, Yerushalayim - 2:00:00

מראי מקומות

3/16/19 - Show 212 - Credit card miles and points: Swiping for rewards, buying and selling miles, is it Assur and a Chillul Hashem or a great way for a side Parnassah?

Dealing with the possible Ribbis concerns, legalities, and dangers

with Mr. Dan Eleff - Founder, DansDeals.com - 13:25
with Rabbi Shmuel Honigwachs - Dayan, Bais HaVaad Halacha Center, Lakewood NJ - 47:00
with Rabbi Moshe Royde - Talmid of Rav Eliyahu Levine's Choshen Mishpat Kollel - 1:12:30

מראי מקומות

3/9/19 - Show 211 - If you have a limited amount of time…What should you be learning? Daf Yomi? Halacha? Chumash? Chassidus? Hashkafa? Etc..

with Rabbi Aharon Lopiansky Rosh HaYeshiva, Yeshiva of Greater Washington - 18:30
with Rabbi Elyada Goldvicht Founder, Semichas Chaver Program - 48:00
with Rabbi Yosef Glieberman Popular Daf Yomi Maggid Shiur - 1:10:00

Is YU making their own Siyum Hashas?
with R' Harry Maryles - Founder, Emes Ve'emunah blog - 1:22:00

A surprising testimony of the Skverer Rebbes on giving away Down Syndrome children.
with Rabbi Beryl Shimanowitz - Author of My Special Brother about brother with Down Syndrome - 1:32:30

מראי מקומות

 

3/2/19 - Show 210 - Kiruv Rechokim in a Politically Correct World: How to do Kiruv today in Halacha and Hashkafah

What to learn with someone taking their first steps in Judaism? What’s more important to learn -Tefila or Torah (in a day school that can’t accommodate both)? Could we edit what we teach?

***Guest hosted by Rabbi Benyamin Goldschmidt - Assistant Rabbi, Park East Synagogue***

Rabbi Dovid Baruch Lau - Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel - 13:00
***First English interview with the chief rabbi***
Mrs. Sivan Rahav Meir - Israeli journalist, TV and radio anchor, renowned speaker on Jewish thought and Torah - 47:00
Rabbi Dovi Scheiner - Rabbi, Soho Synagogue, Manhattan - 1:22:00

 מראי מקומות

2/23/19 - Show 209 - Dealing with children with disabilities in Halacha and Hashkafah

Keeping babies with Down syndrome or institutionalizing, Having babies after the age of 40, Abortion, Getting married and other questions

with Rabbi Dr. Avraham Steinberg - Author, Encyclopdia Refuah, Encyclopedia Talmudis, Ethics Director, Shaarei Zedek Hospital - 16:00
with Rabbi Boruch Rabinowitz - Mechanech for 37 Years, Father of a child with Downs Syndrome, Lecturer - 58:30
with Dr. Ilan Shapiro, MD - Chief Medical Officer, HOY Health, Expert on pregnancies over the age of 40 - 1:30:45
with Dr. Erin Honke, Psy.D - Clinical Neuropsychologist - 1:41:00

מראי מקומות

2/16/19 - Show 208 - Marrying for money in Halacha and Hashkafah & Preparing for a successful marriage

with Rabbi Aharon Sorcher Pt. I - Rav, Detroit, Maggid Shiur, Shas Illuminated - 13:00
with Mrs. Miriam Levitin - Shadchan in E"Y - 31:30
with Rabbi Manis Friedman - Dean of Bais Chana School, Crown Heights, Best Selling Author - 52:30
with Mrs. Michal Friedman, LCSW - Psychotherapist, OKClarity.com - 1:26:30
with Rabbi Aharon Sorcher Pt. II - Rav, Detroit, Maggid Shiur, Shas Illuminated - 1:37:45

מראי מקומות

2/9/19 - Show 207 - Contemporary Bishul Akum and Yoreh Deah questions

**Guest Hosted by Rabbi Shlomo Gottesman** Editor, Yeshurun. Rav in West Side of Manhattan

Highlights of the Agudah Yarchei Kallah. Is Starbucks a bishul akum issue? Microwaves? And much more

with Rabbi Doniel Neustadt Rav, Pine Rive Village, Lakewood 27:15
with Rabbi Eli Gerstein Rabbinical Coordinator, OU 1:32:30

מראי מקומות

2/2/19 - Show 206 - Leaving Kollel: When is the right time?

Dealing with the transition: The Torah Hashkafah
with HaRav Aaron Lopiansky - Rosh HaYeshiva, Yeshiva of Greater Washington - 25:30
with HaRav Dovid Cohen - Leading posek in America, Rav, G'vul Yaavetz - 1:28:00

מראי מקומות

1/26/19 - Show 205 - Kashrus In Eretz Yisroel and Kashrus Part III

with Rabbi Moshe Katz - Editor, kosharot.co.il 22:55
with Rabbi Shmuel Weiner - Rav Hamachshir ZNT Kosher, Yerushalayim 1:03:30
with Rabbi Dr. Avrom Pollak, PH.D. - President , Star-K Kosher, Baltimore 1:26:50
with Rabbi Zvi Holland - Kashrus Administrator/Director of Special Projects, Star-K

מראי מקומות

1/19/19 - Show 204 - Being Frum in academia: How to make it work

*** Guest Hosted by Rabbi Yehoshua Pfeffer ***

What are the dangers and challenges of academia today? How can we strengthen ourselves and our children to navigate them? Is academia diametrically opposed to a Torah life? A discussion with expert and experienced rabbis and academics

with Rabbi Yitzchok Feldheim - National Lecturer for Aish HaTorah on Campuses - 16:55
with Rabbi Nechemya Steinberger - Head of Charedi Academy at Hebrew University - 54:00
with Rabbi Yehuda Hershkovitz - Rabbi and Author, Jerusalem - 1:16:55
with Rabbi Dr. Ilan Fuchs - Academic Researcher at Ariel and Brandeis Universities - 1:38:20
with Prof. Chaim Sukenik - President of Jerusalem College of Technology - 2:02:00

מראי מקומות

 

1/12/19 - Show 203 - Kashrus Expose Part II: Dealing with the issues and transparency from the world’s Kashrus Experts

with Rabbi Chezky Auerbach Kashrus Administrator, KSA, Rav Hamachshir, NPGS 16:30

with Rabbi Ari Senter - Rabbinical Administrator, Kof-K - 52:00

with An Experienced Mashgiach - Veteran Mashgiach for many organizations - 1:21:15

with Rabbi Shmuel Spiegal - Mashgiach for Major Kashrus Agencies - 1:41:00

מראי מקומות

1/5/19 - Show 202 - Kashrus today: Can Chassidisher hechsheirim do what the large organizations do today? What hechsher is good and how do we know? China: A Kashrus nightmare

with Rabbi Moshe Elefant - COO, OU Kosher - 12:55
with Rabbi Yisroel Halberstam - Rav Hamachshir, SKS - 57:00
with Rabbi Avrohom Moshe Weisner - Rav Hamachshir, KCL - 1:34:00

מראי מקומות

12/29/18 - Show 201 - Rabbonim discuss the movement towards Chassidus

--- Guest Hosted by Rabbi Aryeh Lebowitz ---

with Rabbi Moshe Weinberger - Rav, Aish Kodesh, Woodmere, Mashpia, Yeshiva University - 20:15
with Rabbi Dovid Roberts - Rav, Kehillas Netzach Yisroel, Edgeware, England, Principal, Menorah Foundation Primary School - 1:01:00

מראי מקומות

12/22/18 - Show 200 - New York State Education Bill - Dealing with the Danger - How much, if any, secular studies should we have?

with Rabbi J.J. Schacter - Senior Scholar and Professor, Yeshiva University - 24:30
with Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zweibel - Executive Vice President, Agudath Israel of America - 48:05
with Rabbi Moshe Aryeh Kahane - Head of Machon Zichron Kehuna, Satmar Talmid - 1:21:00
with Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum - Rabbi of the Hadley Wood Jewish Community in England - 1:41:20
--- Guest Interview with Rabbi Yehoshua Pfeffer ---

with Mr. Abraham Biderman - Former Deputy Mayor under Ed Koch / Chairman, Shuvu

מראי מקומות

12/15/18 - Show 199 - A Conversation with Ben Shapiro: How Orthodox Jews Should Act Politically

Mr. Ben Shapiro - American conservative political commentator, writer, and lawyer. Editor-in-Chief, The Daily Wire - 9:50
Rabbi Dr. Asher Meir - Research Director at the Business Ethics Center of Jerusalem - 48:10   --- Guest Interview with Rabbi Yehoshua Pfeffer ---

מראי מקומות

12/8/18 - Show 198 - Gambling in Halacha

Card games, Going to a casino, Chinese auctions, Poker - what is muttar? And the dangers of gambling

with Rabbi Ari Marburger - Dayan, Bais Din Maysharim of Lakewood - 12:30
with Rabbi Dr Benzion Sorotzkin, Psy.D. - Renowned Psychologist - 44:45
with Rabbi Moshe Taub - Rabbi, Young Israel of Holliswood, Weekly Columnist, Ami Magazine - 1:25:00
with Reb Chaim from Brooklyn - Gambling addict, 21 years clean - 1:51:50

מראי מקומות

12/1/18 - Show 197 - Dealing with criminals and scandals: What wasn’t discussed at the Agudah Convention

Airing previous clips from Moreinu Rav Shmuel Kamenetsky, Rav Mendel Shafran and Rav Nissan Kaplan on dealing with criminals. Should the wife and children of the criminal suffer? Should criminals be given Aliyos? What constitutes a Shul ban? And other questions

with Rabbi Dovid Tugendhaft - Rav, Bais Medrash Nishmas Yisroel, London, England - 18:35
with Mr. David Greenfield - CEO, Met Council - 42:50
with Rabbi Yuval Cherlow - Rosh Yeshiva, Yeshivat Hesder Amit Orot Shaul in Kfar Batya, Raanana, Israel - 1:13:30
with Rabbi Zvi Weiss - Rav, Bais Haknesses Ohr HaChaim, Baltimore, Maryland - 1:35:00
with Previously aired clips from the Gedolim - 1:49:25

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11/24/18 - Show 196 - Bais Din Challenges Today

--- Guest Hosted by Rabbi Yehosua Pfeffer ---

Should batei din give reasons in decisions? Should there be appeals? Can they handle issues of corporate law? What are the advantages of bais din system?

Rabbi Tzvi Gartner - Av Beis Din, Darchei Torah, Yerushalayim & Vaad Hadin V'Horaah, New City - 27:30
Rabbi Shmuel Binyomin Honigwachs - Dayan, Beis Havaad, Lakewood - 54:50
Mr. Tuvya Stern - Attorney and To'en in Batei Din and Courts, Israel - 1:22:20

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11/17/18 - Show 195 - Vaccinations Week 2

Debates about their dangers and what does Halacha say a parent must do.

with Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss - Rav, Agudas Yisroel of Staten Island - 24:30
with Mr. Del Bigtree Founder, Informed Consent Action Network - 53:20
with Dr. Howard Zucker, MD, JD - Commisioner of Health, New York State - 1:46:40
with Dr. Allan Wercberger, MD - Pediatrician, Monroe, NY - 2:06:50
with Dr. Richard Roberts, MD, Ph.D. - CEO and Chairman, URL Pharma - 2:20:10

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11/10/18 - Show 194 - Vaccinations

Does Halacha obligate a parent to vaccinate? Are you a rodef if you don't? An expose with the worlds greatest experts...

with Rabbi Sruli Fried, MSW - Regional Director, Chai Lifeline NJ and PA
with Rabbi Dr. Akiva Tatz - International Lecturer and Author of note
with Brian S. Hooker, PhD, PE - Epidemiologist, Associate Professor of Biology at Simpson University
with Dr. Nochum Indich M.D. - Pediatrician, Lakewood, NJ
with Rabbi Yitzchok Gottesman - Anti-Vaccination Advocate
with Mr. Joey Aaron Esq. - Attorney at Law Specializing in Religious Discrimination

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11/3/18 - Show 193 - The Pittsburgh Tragedy: A discussion of the correct approach and its lessons. A Halachick analysis of guns on Shabbos and in Shuls

Clips from Rabbis Aderet, Brog and Weinberger and Discussion of dealing with the Conservative Synagogue massacre

with Rabbi Shimon Silver - Rav, Young Israel of Greater Pittsburgh - 38:05
with Rabbi Shuey Biston - Rav, Chabad of Parkland, FL - 1:21:55
with Rabbi Yoel Schonfeld - Rav, Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills, VP, Coalition for Jewish Values - 1:28:35
with Mr. Ben Goldstein - Head of Akrav Security, Emergency responder in Gush Etzion - 1:44:45

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10/27/18 - Show 192 - Dating in Halacha

Correct amount of dates, Yichud, Yichus, How do you know when it’s right? And many other common shailos
with Rabbi Aharon Sorscher - Rav, Posek, Maggid Shiur, Shas Illuminated - 19:25
with Rabbi Yoel Asher Labin - Rav, Toms River, Columnist - 1:02:40
with Rabbi Benzion Shafier - Founder, TheShmuz.com, Author, Lecturer - 1:27:25

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10/20/18 - Show 191 - Marijuana in Halacha

with Rabbi Moshe Elefant - COO, OU Kosher - 27:30
with Rabbi Mendel Kaplan - Executive Director, Chabad Flamingo, Thornhill Ontario - 36:10
with Mr. Tom Gagliano, MSW - Addictions Expert, Speaker, Coach - 1:00:14
with Rabbi Yehuda Fensterszaub - Associate Fellow, Hollywood Community Kollel - 1:15:00

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10/13/18 - Show 190 - Brett Kavanaugh - What would Halacha say on rumors and removing a Dayan or Rav?

Neemanus of a woman, What is considered a proper "kol"?, Believing an Eid Echad.

with Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz - Rabbi, Kehilath Jeshurun, NYC - 17:30
with Rabbi Avrohom Kahan - Founder, Bais Din Vaad Hadin V’horaah, Rav, Congregation Khal New City - 45:30
with Dayan Elimelech Vanzetta - Rav and Dayan, Edgeware, England, Av Bais Din, Santiago, Chile - 1:14:00
with Meir Seewald - Founder, Jewish Community Watch - 1:45:00

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10/6/18 - Show 189 - Psychology vs. Torah Hashkafah - Does it Shtim? 3 Professional Views

Are the values of modern psychology incompatible with Torah values? Should we study psychology at secular academic institutions, and rely on therapists who were trained there? What are some specific areas of conflict? And how should we look at the entry of the psychological discipline into our communities and institutions?

*** Guest Hosted by Rabbi Yehoshua Pfeffer ***

with Rabbi Yehudah Herskovitz - Psychology and Torah Researcher, Torah Journal Author - 12:05
with Dr. Dovid Lieberman, Ph.D - Award-Winning Author and Psychologist - 53:45
with Rabbi Dr. Avidan Milevsky - Professor, Ariel University and Psychologist in Beit Shemesh - 1:23:40

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