Igud’s Av Bais Din, HaRav Hershel Kurzrock shlit”a, gave the following shiur on Torah Lishmah
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Standing Up In Respect
When a rabbi is speaking publicly and another rabbi walks into the room, should people stand up out of respect for the rabbi entering or remain seated and listen to the speech? [...Click headline above for more...]
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...]
Skipping mitzvos regarding Torah learning
Yeshivos sometimes start learning Maseches Kesubos from Perek Eilu Na’aros (the third chapter) or Maseches Bava Basra from Perek Chezkas Habatim (the third chapter). Why isn’t there a concern for the prohibition against skipping mitzvos, since when they open the Gemara they arrive at the first chapter? [...Click headline above for more...]