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Iggros Moshe

Episode 44: Lifnei Iver II – Inviting Your Non-Observant Friends for Shabbat

by Rabbi Dov Linzer
Posted on January 14, 2024

Can you invite a non-observant Jew to your house on Shabbat if he will drive to get to you? Find out in our latest episode of Iggros Moshe A to Z featuring host Rabbi Dov Linzer!…

(Re-Release)Pesach – Gebrochts

by Rabbi Dov Linzer
Posted on January 14, 2024

(Re-Release) Pesach – Are Peanuts Kitniyot?

by Rabbi Dov Linzer
Posted on January 14, 2024

Are peanuts kitniyot? What makes something kitniyot? Rabbi Linzer asks and Rav Moshe answers.…

(Re-Release) Pre-Pesach – Afikoman After Midnight

by Rabbi Dov Linzer
Posted on April 7, 2020

How does Rav Moshe feel about eating the afikoman after midnight? Rabbi Linzer finds out in our third pre-Pesach episode.…

(Re-Release) Pre-Pesach – Can A Woman Read the Haggadah for a Man?

by Rabbi Dov Linzer
Posted on April 6, 2020

Rav Moshe addresses the obligations of women in the mitzvot of the night of Pesach. How far does ‘af hein hayu beoto haneis’ go? Can a woman be motzi her husband in reading the Haggadah?…

(Re-Release) Pre-Pesach – Making a Siyum on a book of Tanakh

by Rabbi Dov Linzer
Posted on April 6, 2020

Rabbi Linzer looks at a teshuva about making a siyum on a book of Tanakh for Taanit Bechorot on Erev Pesach. Is it allowed? What is the source?…

Episode 43: Lifnei Iver – Cigarettes, Non-Observants Jews

by Rabbi Dov Linzer
Posted on April 6, 2020

Rabbi Linzer looks at teshuvot about Lifnei Iver, or Leading astray. In what ways does this principle regulate our behavior with non-observant Jews. Can you give them food that they won’t wash or bench on? Can you light someone’s cigarette?…

Episode 42: Kashrus – Blended Whiskey

by Rabbi Dov Linzer
Posted on April 6, 2020

Blended whiskey usually has some wine mixed in to raise the alcohol content. Does this treif it up? Dive into bitul in Rav Moshe with Rabbi Linzer.…

Episode 41: Kashrus – Cholov Yisroel

by Rabbi Dov Linzer
Posted on April 6, 2020

Rabbi Linzer looks at Rav Moshe’s approach to cholov yisroel, and his reliance on government supervision to be sure the milk we are drinking is kosher. Rav Moshe even goes so far as to claim that all the milk in the United States is cholov yisroel.…

Episode 40: Pesach – Gebrochts

by Rabbi Dov Linzer
Posted on April 6, 2020

How binding is the minhag of gebrochts in a family? What if nobody else in your community is upholding it? Rabbi Linzer looks at a teshuvah that answers these questions.…

Episode 39: Pesach – Are Peanuts Kitniyot?

by Rabbi Dov Linzer
Posted on April 6, 2020

Are peanuts kitniyot? What makes something kitniyot? Rabbi Linzer asks and Rav Moshe answers.…

Episode 38: Pre-Pesach – Afikoman After Midnight

by Rabbi Dov Linzer
Posted on April 6, 2020

How does Rav Moshe feel about eating the afikoman after midnight? Rabbi Linzer finds out in our third pre-Pesach episode.…