Igud Halacha Challenge, Adar 1 5779

Approbations: Who Goes First?

Should a kohen’s approbation to a sefer go first?

Enclosed are this month’s she’eilah about honoring an entering rabbi during another rabbi’s speech and answers to she’eilos of the last two months regarding the precedence of kohanim and weddings in and out of Jerusalem. Please send answers to this month’s question to Igud.Halacha@gmail.com. [...Click headline above for more...] 

Igud Halacha Challenge Kislev 5779

Can a Rabbi Make Kiddush on Wine?

A rabbi has to answer halachic questions, which he cannot do after drinking wine. Should he refrain from making kiddush on wine so he can answer questions?

Enclosed are this month’s she’eilah regarding Chanukah and the answers to last month’s she’eilah of whether a rabbi should make kiddush on grape juice so he can answer halachic inquiries. Please pardon the length but last month’s she’eilah generated robust discussion. Please send answers to this month’s question to Igud.Halacha@gmail.com[...Click headline above for more...] 

Igud Halacha Challenge Cheshvan 5779

How Many Walls For A Sukkah?

If you can choose between two sukkos, one with three walls and another with four walls, should you specifically prefer the one with four walls?

Answers from many including Rav Chaim Kanievsky shlit”a, Rav Avigdor Nebenzahl shlit”a, Rav Yitzchak Zilberstein shlit”a and others: [...Click headline above for more...] 

Igud Halacha Challenge, Elul 5778

Zeicher Lechurban in Jerusalem

Do people in Jerusalem need to leave an empty, unpainted space Zeicher Lechurban or not, since they see it every day?

Answers from Igud members: Rav Duvid Katz shlit”a, Rav Yosef Yitzchak Serebriansky shlit”a and Rav Tzvi Mauner shlit”a
Answers from others: Rav Avigdor Nebenzahl shlit”a, Rav Shlomo Aviner shlit”a, Rav Yosef Lieberman shlit”a and others [...Click headline above for more...]