Background and Halachic details related to the verse of “Adono-y Sefasaiy Tiftach” recited before Shemoneh Esrei

The verse of “Adono-y Sefasaiy Tiftach” recited before Shemoneh Esrei:[1] It is an obligation to recite the verse[2] of Adono-y Sifasaiy Tiftach prior to starting Shemoneh Esrei, due to a Rabbinical institution. Due to this institution, this verse is considered as an actual part of Shemoneh Esrei and like an […]

Elections in Halacha-Part 1

Elections in Halacha: The mandate of power to elected officials:[1] The Torah, and Jewish law, recognizes the concept of elected officials and the power that they contain to make binding decisions upon their governed body. Officials elected over a city have ability to make Takanos, decrees, and laws that are […]