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Halacha Weekly ~ Parshas Vayishlach: Halachos of a Bais Haknesses [Part 7]

The Mechaber (151:1) brings the prohibition of having kalos rosh in the Bais Haknesses and Bais Hamedrash.  Included in this […]

Halacha Weekly ~ Parshas Vayetzei: Halachos of a Bais Haknesses [Part 6]

The Mechaber (151:1) says that one may not act with kalos rosh – lightheadedness in the Bais Haknesses.  Included in […]

Halacha Weekly ~ Parshas Toldos: Halachos of a Bais Haknesses [Part 5]

A person who donates something to the Bais Haknesses, for example the paroches or the silver breastplate for the Sefer […]

Halacha Weekly ~ Parshas Chayei Sarah: Halachos of a Bais Haknesses [Part 4]

The Mechaber (154:11) rules that candles that were used for idol worship and were given or sold to a Jew […]

Halacha Weekly ~ Parshas Vayera: Halachos of a Bais Haknesses [Part 3]

The Mechaber (152:1) writes that one may not demolish an existing Bais Haknesses in order to build another one.  We […]