Taken from Halachah highlights by Rabbi Goldstein:
Correct time to light the Menorah:
- Ashkenazim best time to light is at Shkia ( sunset) R’ Moshe Feinstein Ztz”L ten minutes after sunset… 136 more words
This shiur is a case study in how a psak acts to set communal policy, focusing on the issue of women’s learning. The shiur and sources are available: … 536 more words
This is not my most cheerful post but it has a bittersweet ending. Israel prides itself in offering its citizens religious freedom. To its credit, is also safeguards the sites holy to Jews, Christians, and Moslems, in Jerusalem and elsewhere around the country. 685 more words
Taken from Halacha Highlights by Rabbi Goldstein:
One may use any type of oil or wax candles. Any kind of wick is permitted.
One should preferably use an oil with Kosher Certification, but if one wants to do so he may be lenient as long as does not know for sure that the oil is a mixture of forbidden fats and oils. 13 more words