Chapter 257

Chapter 257 The Laws of insulating hot foods Introduction: In the previous chapters the laws relevant to leaving food on a flame from before Shabbos and placing it there on Shabbos were discussed. In the following chapter the laws of insulating a food before Shabbos and on Shabbos will be […]

Chapter 256

Chapter 256 The six horn blasts that were blown before Shabbos. Halacha 1 Announcing that Shabbos is coming some time before Shabbos: At the time that the Jews were properly settled the Sages instituted to blow six blasts from a high area, in order to stop the people from work […]

Chapter 255

Chapter 255 Preparing a fire before Shabbos comes in Introduction: The previous chapters dealt with the laws regarding leaving food on a fire from before Shabbos. The following chapter will deal with the laws of how the fire has to be lit before Shabbos in order for it to be […]

Chapter 254

Chapter 254 Laws of foods which are prepared before Shabbos which will finish cooking on Shabbos. Introduction: The following chapter will continue to discuss the laws of Shehiyah which were explained in the beginning of the previous chapter. It will discuss the laws of placing food directly over a fire, […]

Chapter 253

Chapter 253 The laws of Shehiyah [leaving a food on the fire on Erev Shabbos for the Shabbos meals] Halachas 1-13 The different types of ovens and their relative laws: The laws of the Kirah oven: Halacha 1: What is the Kirah oven? A Kirah oven is made like a […]

Bikur Cholim on Shabbos

Bikur Cholim on Shabbos:[1] It is permitted to visit the sick on Shabbos.[2] Nevertheless [one is not to arrange to visit the sick specifically on Shabbos and is rather to arrange to visit him during the week as] it was with difficulty that the Sages allowed visiting the sick on […]

Gender of angels-Female or male?

The gender of angels-Male versus female: In Kabala[1] it states that there are angels who come from the level of Za and angels who come from the level of Malchus. Angels who come from Z”a have a masculine aspect, while angels who come from Malchus have a feminine aspect and […]

Living and/or visiting Egypt

Living or visiting Egypt?[1] The Torah prohibits one from living in Mitzrayim in various places in scripture.[2] This prohibition is counted as one of the 365 negative commands.[3] Does the prohibition apply today? Some Poskim[4] however rule that the prohibition no longer applies today.[5] Other Poskim[6] however rule this prohibition […]