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Rav Dovid's Shiurim

Rav Dovid's Shiurim

All of Rav Dovid's podcasted lectures and classes can be found here. For additional lectures on this topic and for additional topics, ...

Does a traveller light his own Chanukah candles?

17 Kislev 5771 - A traveller whose wife is lighting Chanukah candles for him at home still has mitzvot to do by lighting. What mitzvot and ...

The Earliest Time to Light on Motzei Shabbos

16 Kislev 5771 - On Motzei Shabbos, the proper time to light is immediately after havdalah. Sources Igros Moshe OC 462 Ran Shabbos 9a d.h. ...

The Earliest Time to Light on Erev Shabbos

15 Kislev 5771 - Understanding Rav Moshe's chiddush in the time for Chanukah candles on Erev Shabbos. Sources Igros Moshe OC 462 Ran ...

Erev Shabbos: Chanukah Candles Immediately Prior to Shabbos Candles

11 Kislev 5771 - Rav Moshe's chiddush on Shabbos Chanukah light Chanukah candles immediately prior to Shabbos candles. Sources Igros Moshe ...

Lighting Chanukah Candles Early on Fridays

10 Kislev 5771 - On Erev Shabbos, the time for lighting Chanukah candles is fixed by the onset of Shabbos, not by nightfall. Sources Igros ...

Shkiya and Chanukah Candles

9 Kislev 5771 - 'Sunset' is the time for lighting Chanukah candles. But when is sunset Sources OC 6791 OC 6721 MB 6721, Beur Halacha d.h. ...

A Second Minyan for Latecomers

8 Kislev 5771 - Holding a minyan in the same shul as the first. Sources OC 591 MB 5917-21

Does the Shaliach Tzibbur interrupt for the sake of latecomers?

4 Kislev 5771 - Also holding a minyan in the same shul. Sources OC 591 MB 5914-16

Catching the Tail of a Minyan

3 Kislev 5771 - When you arrive at shul, the minyan is departing. Can you catch a kedusha Dedicated by Ronald and Marion Stein l'ilui ...

Who is Pores al Shema?

2 Kislev 5771 - Also Barchu of Kriyat HaTorah finishing the amidah. Sources OC 591 MB 5910-12 Beur Halacha d.h. Yashlim Kol HaTefila

Making Up a Missed Kaddish or Barchu at Maariv

1 Kislev 5771 - Are we 'pores al shema' at Maariv Sources OC 591 MB 598-10

Are we Pores al Shema today?

27 Cheshvan 5771 - Pores al Shema as explained by the Mishna Brura. Sources OC 591 MB 595-7