From the Rabbi’s Desk: Bloody Milk

Question: Dear Rabbi Sprung, May one feed an infant expressed breastmilk with a pinkish tinge from maternal bleeding (e.g., due to cracked nipples)? Is breastfeeding permitted in that situation? Answer:...

Hierarchy of Melachos Shabbos – Part 2

[R’ Itiel Katz Shlit”a, a Chaver of our Beis Medrash, has authored an additional volume in our set of Sifrei Hadracha discussing the parameters of Meleches Machsheves in the context of Hilchos Refua on Shabbos...

Hierarchy of Melachos Shabbos – Part 1

R’ Itiel Katz Shlit”a, a Chaver of our Beis Medrash, has authored an additional volume in our set of Sifrei Hadracha discussing the parameters of Meleches Machsheves in the context of Hilchos Refua on Shabbos...

Vicryl® in the Mikva: Is it a Chatzitza?

There is a wide-ranging discussion as to whether skin sutures constitute a Chatzitza that would disqualify Tevila. Many sutures used today are absorbable and do not require removal. In this essay, we will...

Shabbos Maalox Moments

Heartburn is a common ailment that can be alleviated with various treatments. Common heartburn is fleeting and easily addressed with symptomatic treatment, whereas chronic heartburn (caused by peptic ulcer...

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