Restrictions on laguter during exile

This Halacha is an excerpt from our Sefer Buy me here or on Amazon.com Laughter:[1] It is Rabbinically forbidden for one to fill his mouth with laughter in this world.[2] [This refers only to engaging in excessive laughter and frivolity with others for long periods of time. It is however permitted to laugh temporarily.[3] […]

Summary of laws of the Three Weeks

This Halacha is an excerpt from our Sefer Buy me here or on Amazon.com Summary   Chapter 1-The 17th of Tamuz: The 17th of Tamuz is a public fast day. One is required to fast on this day due to the tragedies that occurred during this time. It is also the beginning of the […]

The blessing over an earthquake

The blessing over an earthquake:[1] Upon [feeling[2]] an earthquake one is required to recite a blessing. [This applies to an earthquake of any magnitude, so long as it is felt.[3] The reason the Sages established a blessing is because earthquakes are frightening events which convey a powerful message to the […]