Forgiving a loan

This Halacha is an excerpt from our Sefer Buy Now May one forgive a loan without telling the borrower? A. Introduction: If one loaned someone money and has yet to be paid back, often the lender who sympathizes with the borrower’s predicament, desires to simply forgive him the loan. The […]

Giving Maaser money to relatives

Giving Maaser money to relatives?[1] Tzedaka money and Maaser funds, is not only permitted to be distributed to poor relatives, but one is even required to precede a relative in need over other paupers. This includes one’s parents, one’s older[2] children, one’s brothers, and any other relative.[3] If one can […]

Checking Mezuzos and Tefillin in Elul and Guidelines to be followed when sending Tefillin and Mezuzos for checking

This article is an excerpt from our Sefer Buy me here or on Checking ones Mezuzos and Tefillin during Elul:[1]  It is customary to check one’s Tefillin and Mezuzos during the month of Elul [if they have not been checked within the previous 12 months[2]].[3] One is to publicize this matter to […]