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A Tiny Taste of Heaven

A Tiny Taste of Heaven

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In the 1990s, Mrs. Nava Ben Moshe discovered the power of hafrashas challah to touch women's hearts and change their lives. Since then, she has organized challah bakes for thousands of women.

Mrs. Ben Moshe has literally hundreds of stories about the power of hafrashas challah - and no one tells those stories quite like Rabbi Nachman Seltzer ! In these pages we will meet Gila, the kibbutznik who was totally uninterested in challah, until she got a sign from Above that even she couldn't ignore. We'll even meet a “sourdough starter” that changed a family's life!

Read these unusual and captivating stories, and enjoy “a tiny taste of Heaven” !

A Woman's Guide to Practical Halachah

A Woman's Guide to Practical Halachah

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You're a Jewish woman. You live your life by halachah. This sefer is for you. \ N \ n • My five \ -year \ -old made a berachah on a piece of cake. Should I answer amein? \ N • I just gave birth and have to be in the hospital over Shabbos. How do l light Shabbos candles? \ N • I can't get to shul to say Yizkor. What should I do? \ N • I'm a woman who lives by myself. Can I make Havdalah? \ N \ nA Woman's Guide to Practical Halachah explores many important topics, with a focus on situations that women face in their everyday lives. Topics covered include the halachos of daily living, Shabbos, each of the yamim tovim, preparing and kashering the kitchen for Pesach, the laws of yichud, tevillas keilim and many more. All halachos have been reviewed by Rabbi Noach Isaac Oelbaum. \ N \ nWritten with great clarity, with source notes for further study,

Achas Sha'alti

Achas Sha'alti

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Achas Sha'alti is a collection of fascinating halachic challenges and solutions - from the Torah wisdom shlita, son-in-law of HaGaon Rav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv ztl - made especially for kids! For each parsha of the week, two captivating modern-day stories present questions to be solved and their answers, accompanied by illustrations from the acclaimed artist, Yoni Gerstein.

Your children (and you!) Will be enthralled.

A runaway bestseller in Hebrew, now the entire family, young and old, can bring the excitement of Torah to your Shabbos tale.

ARUCH HASHULCHAN ENGLISH- CHAP 242-292

Aruch Hashulchan in English: Orach Chaim, Chapters 242-292 (Laws of Shabbat)

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The Aruch Hashulchan, the monumental work of Rav Yechiel Michel Halevi Epstein, occupies a prominent place in the library of classic Jewish texts. Almost every contemporary halachic sefer cites the Aruch Hashulchan and contends with his opinions, testifying to the esteem in which this exceptional work is held. The original eight volumes encompassing all four sections of Shulchan Aruch were composed between 1870 and 1901. The Aruch Hashulchan was immediately acclaimed by the Torah scholars of the day and remains a standard in halachic literature.

With remarkable clarity, scope, and skill, the Aruch Hashulchan incorporates many different facets of halachic study. Relevant sources from the Gemara, Rambam, and Rishonim are explained and difficulties resolved with novel, straightforward explanations. He reports the rulings of the Shulchan Aruch and the Rema, as well as those of the Magen Avraham, Taz, and other classical commentaries, sometimes challenging their opinions. This masterful compendium of Jewish law also addresses practical halachic issues as well as relating to prevalent customs of the time. 

For this new edition, the full Hebrew text and all sources were carefully reviewed. Obvious typographical and citation errors were corrected, and supplementary references were added.

The accompanying English translation is faithful to the Hebrew text with occasional clarifications, footnotes, and subheadings added to enhance readability.

Ask the Rabbi

Ask the Rabbi

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This is a very unusual book. It's a book of questions and answers about Torah, Jewish life, traditions, and practices. In close to 200 questions and answers, we will hear what the Torah says about so many things: The existence of good and evil. How to strengthen faith and connect to Hashem. Dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic and confronting the Holocaust. Why women wear wigs, why men grow beards. Every answer is brief and absolutely on target. What makes it so unusual is that - it's a book for everyone. It's for people who are simply curious about their Jewish heritage. For people who have decided they want to live a life of mitzvos and are beginning that exciting journey. And, yes, it's also a book for people who have been living a Torah-observant life since they were children. And that makes sense - since everyone, no matter what their background, has questions - and everyone wants, and deserves, honest, authentic answers based on the Torah's eternal wisdom. Rabbi Chaim Mintz is the perfect person to answer our questions. As founder and spiritual leader of the successful kiruv organization Oorah, he knows the kind of questions that searching Jews are asking. And as the esteemed Mashgiach (Dean of Men) at the renowned Yeshiva of Staten Island, who studied under and consulted with some of the previous generation's greatest Torah leaders, including Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchok Ruderman, and Rabbi Dovid Kronglass, he knows , too, that even people who grew up in Torah homes have questions and want answers. Yes, this is a book for everyone. Because everyone's questions deserve an honest answer. has questions - and everyone wants, and deserves, honest, authentic answers based on the Torah's eternal wisdom. Rabbi Chaim Mintz is the perfect person to answer our questions. As founder and spiritual leader of the successful kiruv organization Oorah, he knows the kind of questions that searching Jews are asking. And as the esteemed Mashgiach (Dean of Men) at the renowned Yeshiva of Staten Island, who studied under and consulted with some of the previous generation's greatest Torah leaders, including Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchok Ruderman, and Rabbi Dovid Kronglass, he knows , too, that even people who grew up in Torah homes have questions and want answers. Yes, this is a book for everyone. Because everyone's questions deserve an honest answer. has questions - and everyone wants, and deserves, honest, authentic answers based on the Torah's eternal wisdom. Rabbi Chaim Mintz is the perfect person to answer our questions. As founder and spiritual leader of the successful kiruv organization Oorah, he knows the kind of questions that searching Jews are asking. And as the esteemed Mashgiach (Dean of Men) at the renowned Yeshiva of Staten Island, who studied under and consulted with some of the previous generation's greatest Torah leaders, including Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchok Ruderman, and Rabbi Dovid Kronglass, he knows , too, that even people who grew up in Torah homes have questions and want answers. Yes, this is a book for everyone. Because everyone's questions deserve an honest answer. authentic answers based on the Torah's eternal wisdom. Rabbi Chaim Mintz is the perfect person to answer our questions. As founder and spiritual leader of the successful kiruv organization Oorah, he knows the kind of questions that searching Jews are asking. And as the esteemed Mashgiach (Dean of Men) at the renowned Yeshiva of Staten Island, who studied under and consulted with some of the previous generation's greatest Torah leaders, including Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchok Ruderman, and Rabbi Dovid Kronglass, he knows , too, that even people who grew up in Torah homes have questions and want answers. Yes, this is a book for everyone. Because everyone's questions deserve an honest answer. authentic answers based on the Torah's eternal wisdom. Rabbi Chaim Mintz is the perfect person to answer our questions. As founder and spiritual leader of the successful kiruv organization Oorah, he knows the kind of questions that searching Jews are asking. And as the esteemed Mashgiach (Dean of Men) at the renowned Yeshiva of Staten Island, who studied under and consulted with some of the previous generation's greatest Torah leaders, including Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchok Ruderman, and Rabbi Dovid Kronglass, he knows , too, that even people who grew up in Torah homes have questions and want answers. Yes, this is a book for everyone. Because everyone's questions deserve an honest answer. As founder and spiritual leader of the successful kiruv organization Oorah, he knows the kind of questions that searching Jews are asking. And as the esteemed Mashgiach (Dean of Men) at the renowned Yeshiva of Staten Island, who studied under and consulted with some of the previous generation's greatest Torah leaders, including Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchok Ruderman, and Rabbi Dovid Kronglass, he knows , too, that even people who grew up in Torah homes have questions and want answers. Yes, this is a book for everyone. Because everyone's questions deserve an honest answer. As founder and spiritual leader of the successful kiruv organization Oorah, he knows the kind of questions that searching Jews are asking. And as the esteemed Mashgiach (Dean of Men) at the renowned Yeshiva of Staten Island, who studied under and consulted with some of the previous generation's greatest Torah leaders, including Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchok Ruderman, and Rabbi Dovid Kronglass, he knows , too, that even people who grew up in Torah homes have questions and want answers. Yes, this is a book for everyone. Because everyone's questions deserve an honest answer. s greatest Torah leaders, including Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchok Ruderman, and Rabbi Dovid Kronglass, he knows, too, that even people who grew up in Torah homes have questions and want answers. Yes, this is a book for everyone. Because everyone's questions deserve an honest answer. s greatest Torah leaders, including Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchok Ruderman, and Rabbi Dovid Kronglass, he knows, too, that even people who grew up in Torah homes have questions and want answers. Yes, this is a book for everyone. Because everyone's questions deserve an honest answer.

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Book of Blessings Heb (Hebrew Edition)

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BROCHOS HANDBOOK

Brochos Handbook (pb)

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A quick reference guide to the fore-blessings and after-blessings of over 700 foods! Never be caught not knowing what bracha to say on a food item again! This handy volume, taken from The Halachos of Brochos, contains concise explanations of the proper blessings on foods whose bracha might be in question.

CHAYEI ADAM LARGE MENUKAD

Chayei Adam Menukad - Large

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CHAYEI ADAM MENUKAD- 2 vol set

Chayei Adam Menukad 2 Volume Set

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COMMERCE AND SHABBOS

Commerce and Shabbos

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In the span of just a few short years, the rapid advance of modern technology has changed the face of business and commerce forever. Computers and automated systems have given rise to new forms of trade never dreamed of in days gone by. But these new business methods have also brought a host of Shabbos-related halachic questions not clearly addressed by Poskim of the previous generation.

- Is one permitted to list an item on ebay if the auction is scheduled to conclude on Shabbos?

- May one allow his e-commerce website to remain open on Shabbos?
- What should be done if one cannot possibly close his business on Shabbos, such as a nursing home or a store in a mall?
- Must one close his business in a different time zone once it is Shabbos in his location?

These issues, as well as hundreds of others, are discussed in a relevant, clear and concise way with all final rulings based on the original rulings of Rav Shlomo Miller. With its clear, down-to-earth style, as well as its extensive source material in the footnotes, this important work provides informative answers for both the inquiring businessman as well as the accomplished scholar.

Concise Book of Mitzvoth PKT

Concise Book of Mitzvoth Pocketsize

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All the commandments applicable in our time, including those contingent upon the Land of Israel, with invaluable commentary and explanation. Hebrew text with facing English translation. Pocket edition.

Concise Sefer HaChinuch: A Summary of the 613 Mitzvos Arranged According to the Weekly Torah Portion

Concise Sefer HaChinuch: A Summary of the 613 Mitzvos Arranged According to the Weekly Torah Portion

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As Jews, our primary obligation in life is to fulfill the will of our Creator as expressed in the Torah, and specifically, by way of the Taryag (613) Mitzvos. It is therefore essential to know what these Mitzvos are and what they mean.
Adapted from the classic Sefer HaChinuch, here is an ideal way, for anyone and everyone, to become readily familiar with all 613 Mitzvos, at a glance.
This convenient guide briefly discusses each mitzvah, both positive and negative, as it appears in the sequence of the weekly parsha; provides the source for each mitzvah along with a concise explanation, and concludes with key lessons to be derived from that mitzvah.
Clear and easy-to-follow, it is ideal for daily study, the Shabbos table, quick reference or perusal. It's a great introduction for those unfamiliar with the fundamental concept of Taryag Mitzvos, and a great review for those who already are ..

Crossing The Dateline 3 Volume Set

Crossing The Dateline 3 Volume Set

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More and more observant Jews are crossing the Pacific every year, for both business and pleasure. Numerous questions arise, such as: · What day is Shabbos in Japan, Hawaii, Alaska, and Australia? At what point do I cross from one day to the other? May I fly from Asia to the US on Friday or Sunday? When crossing into “yesterday,” does one pray again? What about tefillin and sefiras ha'omer? What about crossing into "tomorrow"? Finding answers to these and many other significant questions is not a simple matter. The Gemara and the Rishonim do not explicitly discuss the dateline, and almost everything about it (including its very location) is widely disputed by contemporary poskim - and often misunderstood by laymen. And due to the unusual intricacies involved, even many rabbanim do not have clarity on these issues. Crossing the Dateline offers fresh analysis of the issues like never before: · Comprehensive, in-depth, and extremely well-researched and thought-out, it is a unique and indispensable resource for the rav and scholar. · Easy-to-read, with simple lists, tables, maps, and a Quick Reference Guide, it gives clear practical direction for the layman and traveler on the go. About the Author: Rabbi Mordechai Kuber is the rav of Congregation Nachlas Tzvi Ohel Avraham in Telz-Stone, Israel and a fixture in the Mir Yeshiva in Jerusalem. He is also a kashrus veteran, a writer, and a teacher, and travels frequently to the Far East. and a Quick Reference Guide, it gives clear practical direction for the layman and traveler on the go. About the Author: Rabbi Mordechai Kuber is the rav of Congregation Nachlas Tzvi Ohel Avraham in Telz-Stone, Israel and a fixture in the Mir Yeshiva in Jerusalem. He is also a kashrus veteran, a writer, and a teacher, and travels frequently to the Far East. and a Quick Reference Guide, it gives clear practical direction for the layman and traveler on the go. About the Author: Rabbi Mordechai Kuber is the rav of Congregation Nachlas Tzvi Ohel Avraham in Telz-Stone, Israel and a fixture in the Mir Yeshiva in Jerusalem. He is also a kashrus veteran, a writer, and a teacher, and travels frequently to the Far East.

Do You Know Hilchos Brachos?

Do You Know Hilchos Brachos?

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"Most impressive" - Dayan Gavriel Krausz, Rosh Beis Din, Manchester, UK, Author of Mekor Habrachah  "First class ... The content is clear, balanced and pleasant to read." - Rav Shlomo Zalman Perlstein, Mara D'Asra, Ramat Beit Shemesh "This sefer should be found in every Jewish home." - Rav Moshe Heinemann, Av Beis Din, Agudas Yisroel, Baltimore, MD

Do You Know Hilchos Yom Tov?

Do You Know Hilchos Yom Tov?

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Do You Know Hilchos Yom Tov? follows Do You Know Hilchos Chol Hamoed? Do You Know Hilchos Shabbos? and Do You Know Hilchos Brachos? in this series of family-friendly halacha sefarim. These sefarim are particularly suited to studying with or families because of the light, conversational style of the text-with even a touch of humor. What are the difference between Hilchos Yom Tov and Hilchos Shabbos? This sefer which his written in Rabbi Michoel Fletcher's popular informal style, considers all the issues that may puzzle Jewish families on Yom Tov, clarifying the correct halacha in each situation. His familiarity with how modern Jewish families live, had led rea ders to say, "How does he know exactly what foes in our family?" "A wonderful sefer! Clear and reliable."

Enveloped By Light:A Tallit Sourcebook

Enveloped By Light:A Tallit Sourcebook

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Enveloped in Light: A Tallit SourcebookA teaching anthology, including all important information about the tallit (Jewish prayer shawl), including personal stories, academic articles, and halakhic norms. Essays, sermons, poems, and stories from authors including S.Y. Agnon, Yehuda Amichai, Rabbi Nina Beth Cardin, Rabbi Reuven Hammer, Rabbi Jack Riemer, Rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan, and many others. Edited by Rabbis Dov Peretz Elkins and Steven Schwarzman.
Exploring Modern Halachic Dilemmas: Applying Classic Approaches to Contemporary Questions

Exploring Modern Halachic Dilemmas: Applying Classic Approaches to Contemporary Questions

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In this fascinating book, Rabbi Zvi Ryzman of Los Angeles deals with a fascinating array of modern halachic dilemmas - and deals with them in a fascinating way. In response to Covid-19, what is the status of backyard minyanim? Before long, artificial meat made from stem cells will be on the market - what is its kashrus status? May one desecrate Shabbos to save property from looters? May one daven from a cell phone?

Rabbi Ryzman discusses these and many other relevant questions by marshaling a dazzling array of halachic sources, from Talmudic, halachic and contemporary sources. Brilliantly - often surprisingly - he shows how classic sources apply to today's situations. He weaves them all together in tapestry that is engrossing and extraordinary. The depth and quality of the reader's understanding of the halachic process will be astoundingly improved.

This book is unique and its author is a marvel.

Zvi ryzmaninsists that he not be called a rabbi, although he is in the top rank of Torah scholars. He calls himself an ish asakim, a businessman. Indeed, he is the embodiment of the Rabbinic teaching that one should combine Torah with commerce - yet he gives priority to the beige midrash over the office. Reb Zvika is a scholar, teacher, lecturer, author, and philanthropist. He is a winner of the Jerusalem Prize for his many Hebrew volumes of Ratz KaTzvi. His halachah shiurim in Israel and America are attended and acclaimed by renowned rabbinic leaders. He has a fertile mind, is an original thinker and has a passion to share his brilliance with others, through the written and spoken word.

In this extraordinary book, he educates and stimulates - and shows us that halachic principles are eternally enlightening.

From Vanishing Importers to Vultures' Wings: More Fascinating Expositions on Contemporary Halachic Issues

From Vanishing Importers to Vultures' Wings: More Fascinating Expositions on Contemporary Halachic Issues

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Is it permitted to borrow money from the pushka?
Who takes priority when choosing a sandek?
What beracha should one make when smelling a lemon?
Can a woman repair her son's torn pair of tzitzis?
In this second volume by respected Rav and prolific author Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganoff, these questions and more are explored and answered in a clear and lucid way. Drawing on his many years of experience in dealing with fascinating halachic queries on a wide variety of topics, Rabbi Kaganoff analyzes and explains each case from the earliest source in the Torah down to the latest poskim. The author's rare ability to reduce complex issues into easy-to-follow discussions will keep you mesmerized as you are simultaneously entertained by his characteristic wit and humor.

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Gan Shoshanim 3

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Guide to Birkat Cohanim

Guide to Birkat Cohanim

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The blessing of the Kohanim occupies a unique and cherished place in the tapestry of Jewish life, and like every Torah mitzvah, is circumscribed by a full array of laws and customs. This practical, all-encompassing guide illuminates all aspects of this precious mitzvah, complete with full-color illustrations, and extensive Hebrew source material at the bottom of every page.

GUIDELINES: CANDLE LIGHTING/ CHALLAH

Guidelines: Candle Lighting / Challah

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Guidelines to Candle Lighting & Separating Challah Every week Jewish women worldwide are careful to observe the special mitzvos of lighting Shabbos candles and preparing challah and other foods which require separating challah. What more do we need to know about these mitzvos? This user-friendly, question-and-answer guide from the popular Guidelines series offers detailed explanations of the laws of these mitzvos. An invaluable guide for every Jewish woman and every Jewish home. Great for beginners!

Guidelines: Yomim Noraim

Guidelines: Three hundred of the most commonly asked questions about the Yomim Noraim Paperback

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Finally, a practical, easy-to-follow guide to the laws of the yamim noraim, the holiest days of the year. The question-and-answer format makes this particularly accessible, both for those just beginning to learn Jewish law and those who want to find quick answers to questions of law or tradition.

HALACHA 24/7/12

Halacha 24/7/12

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An Indispensable Collection of Halacha for Life This volume presents Halacha that you need to know, clearly and in all its majesty, through the prism of those who shape it-- the brilliant and saintly sages of all generations right up to ours. It is packed with a great deal of very relevant information and conveys a crucial underlying message: You can keep Halacha! This Sefer will make you feel more at home with the range and thinking of Halacha. It transmits as much Halachic knowledge as possible, with the background that makes it more understandable and easier to remember. It makes serious Halacha interesting, clear, and absorbing. Much care has been taken to give over Halacha authentically-- not watered down to questionable leniency, on the one hand, and not presenting stringencies as normative Halacha, on the other. English

Halachah at Home

Halachah at Home

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A Must For Every Jewish Home! If you have household help of any kind… If you are purchasing or setting up a new home… If you want to ensure that your utensils are properly toiveled or kashered… You need this book. Topics include the halachos of household help, toiveling and kashering, issues that come up when purchasing or constructing a new home, the laws of mezuzahs, and more. Each halachah is stated clearly and concisely, followed by “Background” that gives information for those who want to understand the halachic issues in greater depth. All the laws have been reviewed by Rabbi Simcha Bunim Cohen.

HALACHOS OF BERACHOS FOR ALL SEASONS

Halachos of Brachos for all Seasons: Laws of Brochos for Yomtov, Fast Days, and Other Special Times of the Jewish Year

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As we prepare to sit in the succah, to take the lulav, to light the Chanukah menorah, to listen to the megillah, to eat the matzah and marror, or to sanctify the new month with kiddush levona, we have the opportunity and obligation to express our appreciation in the form of a brush. Yet, without a thorough review of the Shulchan Aruch and Poskim, often halachic challenges and uncertainties can prevent us from correctly reciting the brush.

For example:

  • Should you make a shehecheyonu on a new Yomtov shaitel or hat?
  • You are traveling, and your wife lit Chanukah lights at home. Should you light and recite a brush when you reach your destination?
  • You forgot to say yaaleh v'yavo in mincha of Rosh Chodesh, are you required to recite Sh'mona Esrei twice at maariv ?
  • How do you make eruv tavshilin so that it includes others who are not part of your household?


Unfortunately, mistakes in brochos or davening are inevitable such as saying the wrong Yomtov in Sh'mona Esrei or bentching, or the wrong korbonos in musaf What if you forgot to recite the added texts in Sh'mona Esrei of Aseres Y'mei T'shuva or of a fast day? You forgot to recite leishaiv basuccah at the start of the meal - what do you do?
Extensively sourced, this sefer provides the answers to these and a myriad other halachic questions and quandaries. Written by the author of the widely circulatedHalachos of Brochos, Halachos of K'zayis, Halachos of Refuah on Shabbos, Halachos of Other People's Money, and Halachos of Muktza, this volume starts from where Halachos of Brochos left off.