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Pesticides, Health, and Kashrut – May We Eat Foods with Pesticides?
Are there kashrut implications to pesticides in fruits and vegetables and their impact on human health?
No, not form a kashrut perspective. I do understand that people would like to bring certain Torah-value concerns into the kashrut conversation, such as […]
Families (male and female members) Joining Together during Birkat Kohanim
Rav Linzer, there is an old French custom in some Sephardic communities to have families stand together under the tallit during birkat kohanim, which implies ignoring the mechitzah specifically at this time. We have been asked whether we would allow that over the chagim. What would you advise?
You need to maintain separation of the genders during birkat kohanim, just like the rest of davening.
Guidance Regarding Gaps in a Mechitza – Defining the Purpose of a Mechitza
Kevod HaRav, do concepts like gud asik mechitztah1 and lavud2 work for mechitzot in shul? It appears that there will be a six inch gap between a section of our new mechitza and the next section. It is not in an area that is highly visible – only a few people sitting in one spot would notice it. Is this a […]
Pushing Someone in a Wheelchair to Shul on Shabbat without an Eruv
Rav Moshe Feinstein (Igrot Moshe OH 4:90) writes that in a place where there is no eruv, a person can only propel themselves or be pushed in a wheelchair by a non-Jew. We are dealing with a case of someone about whom it is not clear if they can walk on their own. Is there room for a Jew to push this person to shul?
If you can do it with a shinuy, or have two people pushing, then it’s shevut d’shevut […]
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Rabbi Dov Linzer
Rabbi Dov Linzer is the President and Rosh HaYeshiva YCT Rabbinical School. An acclaimed Torah and halakhic scholar, Rabbi Linzer serves a religious guide to the yeshiva’s current rabbinical students and its over 150 rabbis serving in the field. In 2019, Rabbi Linzer became YCT’s president, assuming the institutional leadership of YCT in addition to its Torah leadership.
Rabbi Linzer has been a leading rabbinic voice in the Modern Orthodox community for over 25 years. He has published over 100 teshuvot (responsa) and scholarly Torah articles, and answers hundreds of questions each year from rabbis in the field.
He hosts a number of highly popular podcasts and videocasts, including Joy of Text and Iggros Moshe A to Z, in addition to his daf yomi podcast covering all of shas. In 2012, he was the convener of the Modern Orthodox Siyyum HaShas.