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Yeshiva World News reported that Rav Zilberstein shlita said to do so in the name of the Maharshal. This was originally reported by Kikar Shabbat, who asked Rav Zilberstein and he responded as reported. I searched all over and failed to find this Maharshal... What I don't get is Donald Trump's father's name was Frederick. If they used Donald's full name why ...


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The Netziv writes based on the Rambam that there is also a positive obligation to obey the Rabbis, from the beginning of the verse אשר יאמרו לך תעשה (that which [the Rabbis] say to you, do.) Otherwise, one would not be able to make a blessing on a Rabbinic mitzvah, as blessings are only said on positive commandments. Therefore, one can do a hiddur in ...


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This isn't a source but it is an explanation for the reasoning. I ended up asking Chief Rabbi Lau what the deal was, and he explained: a. The reason that they didn't use Trump's father's full name is because they didn't know it. 'Fred' was the name given to them by the ambassador. So, something of a hiccup on his part. b. The reason they used his father's ...


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Before one can work out what is considered okay to wear, one needs to be aware of what is incorrect. The famous posek, Rav Pesach Eliyahu Falk zt"l wrote an English sefer called 'Oz Ve-hadar Levusha: Modesty an Adornment for Life' published by Feldheim. He features a whole chapter that deals with sheitels and the potential issues to watch out for (with ...


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