Rav Gil Student, Director of RAA/Igud’s Halacha Commission, writes in The Jewish Vues, June 9, 2020, in memory of Hagaon Harav Mordechai Marcus zt”l, Rav of the Lakewood Minyan of Flatbush and an editor for the Artscroll Gemara, who passed away due to Coronavirus [...Click headline above for more...]
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...]