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Rabbi Yair Hoffman

Articles by Rabbi Yair Hoffman

Isru Chag Shavuos

The day after Yom Tov is called Isru Chag, which literally means “bind or connect the festival.” What is it all about? Where does Isru

We Can Buy Our Own Flowers

There is nothing like buying flowers for Shabbos. And there is nothing like buying those flowers from one of our own brethren. In this particular

Cricket Didn’t Have to Die

By now everyone has probably heard about Governor Kristi Noen and how she personally shot her dog, Cricket. Americans were, of course, horrified. And justifiably

Gebroke From Gebrokts

Pesach cakes have almost become completely Gebrokts-free. They have also become quite expensive. Indeed, one shopper at a supermarket in the Five Towns recently commented,

Which Charities Come First?

There are many organizations in Eretz Yisroel and throughout New York that are in need of funds. Do these organizations and aniyim (poor people) take

The Rabbi and the Squatter

Recently, we have been reading about a 91 year old rabbi, Rav Meyer Leifer, and his family, who took in a 67 year old woman

Mishloach Manos: An Overview

There are four types of people in the world: Those who prepare their mishloach manos many days before Purim; those who prepare the day before