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Ha-Rav Shlomo Aviner

Asking Questions of Halachah and Faith
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>>> Pesach Cleaning

>>> Purim on Motzei Shabbat

>>> Shut Trump

>>> Why Did They Even Bother to Light   the Menorah

>>> Shehechiyanu on F-35 Stealth  Fighter Jets

>>> UNESCO on Kotel

>>> Laws of Dwelling in the Sukkah

>>> Eulogy for Shimon Peres

>>> Hilchot Rosh Hashanah - Part 2

>>> Hilchot Rosh Hashanah

>>> Rav Ayal Krim

>>> Eulogy for Dr. Irving Moskowitz

>>> Tearing On the Temple Mount

>>> Mitzvah of Settling the Land of Israel

>>> Why are Women Obligated in all of the Mitzvot of the Seder

>>> Pesach Cleaning

>>> Eulogy for Ha-Rav Meir Soloveitchik

>>> Purim in Ramot

>>> Same question to various Rabbis

>>> The Satmar Rebbe is Visiting Israel!

>>> Eulogy for Ha-Admor of Erlau

>>> Revering Torah Scholars

>>> Honoring Rabbis at Weddings

>>> Complete His Mission in Life and then Die

>>> Avrech who Sold Invalid Tefillin Straps

>>> Religious Jews in the Israeli Security Apparatus

>>> Parashat Vayetze 5776

>>> What Blessings Will We Recite Upon Pollard's Release

>>> Parashat Noach

>>> Questions during the Wave of Terror

>>> Rav Nechemia Lavi

>>> Kapparot

>>> Near-Death Experiences

>>> What Blessings Will We Recite Upon Pollard's Release

>>> Tisha Be-Av which Falls on Motzaei Shabbat

>>> Segulot that Work

>>> Dancing on Shabbat

>>> Using Disposable Dishes and Plasticware on Shabbat

>>> Cheating on Tests

>>> Hilchot Shavuot

>>> Why Eretz Yisrael

>>> The Prayer for the State of Israel

>>> Shaving for Yom Ha-Atzmaut

>>> Eulogy for Rav Lichtenstein

>>> Siren

>>> Eulogy for Rav Wozner

>>> Pesach Cleaning

>>> Who won the election
>>>  Ki Tisa 5775
>>>  Laws of Purim
>>>  Terumah 5775
>>>  Davening on the Job
>>>  Charedi Gedolim and Har Habayit
>>>
 Rav Kook's Torah on One Foot
>>>  Dancing on Shabbat
>>>  Hair Kippah
>>> Which Kosher Certification for Guests?
>>> Maran Ha-Rav Kook and Vegetarianism
>>> Was Maran Ha-Rav Kook Charedi?
>>> Arguments within One's Family
>>> Influence of One who Only Learns Torah

>>> Number of Children
>>> Terrorist Attack within the Holy
>>> Responsum that Hangs on Hospital Walls
>>> Children Waiting Between Meat and Milk
>>> Traveling on the Roads of Yesha
>>> U.F.O.’s, Aliens and...Technology
>>> Kapparot
>>> Can there be a Third Destruction

>>> Rachel Imenu during Operation Protective Edge
>>> Heter Mechirah in State of Israel
>>> Hannibal Directive
>>> Rescuing a Wounded Soldier
>>> Chatam Sofer / Admor meMunkatch

>>> War during 3 Weeks
>>> Misheberach for Tzahal
>>> Balak 5774
>>> Chukat 5774
>>> Korach 5774
>>> Shelach 5774
>>> Hilchot Shavuot
>>> Naso 5774
>>> Bemidbar 5774
>>> Bechukotai 5774
>>> Behar 5774
>>> Emor 5774
>>> Kedoshim 5774
>>> Acharei Mot 5774
>>> Metzora 5774
>>> Tazria 5774
>>> Shemini 5774
>>> Tzav 5774
>>> Pekudei 5774
>>> Vayakel 5774
>>> KiTisa 5774
>>> Tetzaveh 5774

>>> Terumah 5774

>>> Beshalach 5774

>>> Praying for Ariel Sharon

>>> Bo 5774

>>> Vaera 5774

>>> Nittel Nacht

>>> Shemot 5774

>>> Vayechi 5774

>>> Vayigash 5774

>>> Miketz 5774

>>> Vayeshev 5774

>>> Vayishlach 5774

>>> Vayetze 5774

>>> Toldot 5774

>>> Chayei Sarah 5774

>>> Vayera 5774

>>> Lech Lecha 5774

>>> Ha-Rav Ovadiah ztzl

>>> Noach 5774

>>> Sukkot 5774

>>> Ha-Azinu 5774

>>> Netzavim-Vayelech 5773

>>> Ki Tavo 5773

>>> Ki Tzetzei 5773

>>> Shoftim 5773

>>> Reeh 5773

>>> Ekev 5773

>>> Ve-etchanan 5773

>>> Devarim 5773

>>> Matot-Masaei 5773

>>> Pinchas 5773

>>> Balak 5773

>>> Chukat 5773

>>> Ha-Gaon Shemirat Shabbat Ke-Hilchata

>>> Korach 5773

>>> Shelach 5773

>>> Behaalotecha 5773

>>> Naso 5773

>>> Bemidbar 5773

>>> Behar-Bechukotai 5773

>>> Emor 5773

>>> Acharei-Kedoshim 5773

>>> Tzaria-Metzora 5773

>>> Shemini 5773

>>> Tzav 5773

>>> Vayikra 5773

>>> Pesach Cleaning

>>> Vayakel-Pekudei 5773

>>> Ki Tisa 5773

>>> Tetzaveh 5773

>>> Terumah 5773

>>> Mishpatim 5773

>>> Yitro 5773

>>> Beshalach 5773

>>> Bo 5773

>>> Vaera 5773

>>> Shemot 5773

>>> Vayechi 5773

>>> Vayigash 5773

>>> Miketz 5773

>>> Vayeshev 5773

>>> Vayishlach 5773

>>> Vayetze 5773

>>> Toldot 5773

>>> Chayei Sarah 5773

>>> Vayera 5773

>>> Lech Lecha 5773

>>> Noach 5773

>>> Bereshit 5773

>>> Ha-Azinu - Sukkot 5773

>>> Vayelech 5773

>>> Nitzavim 5772

>>> Ki Tavo 5772

>>> Ki Teitze 5772

>>> Shoftim 5772

>>> Re'eh 5772

>>> Ekev 5772

>>> Va-Etchanan 5772

>>> Devarim 5772

>>> The True Gaon HaRav Elyashiv ztzl

>>> Matot-Masaei 5772

>>> Pinchas 5772

>>> Balak 5772

>>> Chukat 5772

>>> Korach 5772

>>> Shelach 5772

>>> Behaalotecha 5772

>>> Bemidbar 5772

>>> Bechukotai 5772

>>> Behar 5772

>>> Emor 5772

>>> Acharei-Kedoshim 5772

>>> Tazria-Metzora 5772

>>>  Pesach 5772

>>> Tzav 5772

>>> Vayikra 5772

>>> Vayakel-Pekudei 5772

>>> Ki Tisa 5772

>>> Tetzaveh 5772

>>> Terumah 5772

>>> Mishpatim 5772

>>> Yitro 5772

>>> Beshalach 5772

>>> Bo 5772

>>> Shemot 5772

>>> Vayechi 5772

>>> Vayigash 5772

>>> Miketz 5772

>>> Vayeshev 5772

>>> Vayishlach 5772

>>> Vayetze 5772

>>> Toldot 5772

>>> Chayei Sarah 5772

>>> Vayera 5772

>>> Lech Lecha 5772

>>> Noach 5772

>>> Killing Terrorists & Earthquakes

>>> Redeeming Captives in Exchange for Releasing Terrorists

>>> Trade Terrorists in return for Gilad Shalit's Release

>>> Sukkot 5772

>>> Yom Kippur 5772

>>> Netzavim Vayelech 5771

>>> Ki Tavo 5771

>>> Ki Tetzei 5771

>>> Shoftim 5771

>>> Reeh 5771

>>> Ekev 5771

>>> Veetchanan 5771

>>> Devarim 5771

>>> Masei 5771

>>> Matot 5771

>>> Pinchas 5771

>>> Balak 5771

>>> Chukat 5771

>>> Korach 5771

>>> Shelach 5771

>>> Staying up all Night on Shavuot

>>> Naso 5771

>>> Bamidbar 5771

>>> Bechukotai 5771

>>> Behar 5771

>>> Emor 5771

>>> Celebrating after Osama bin Laden's Death

>>> Acharei Mot 5771

>>> Metzora 5771

>>> Tazria 5771

>>> Shemini 5771

>>> Purim after Terrorist Attack

>>> Tzav 5771

>>> Vayikra 5771

>>> Pekudei 5771

>>> Vayakel 5771

>>> Ki Tisa 5771

>>> Tetzave 5771

>>> Terumah 5771

>>> Mishpatim 5771

>>> Yitro 5771

>>> Beshalach 5771

>>> Bo 5771

>>> Vaera 5771

>>> Don't Sell our Land to a Foreign People

>>> Shemot 5771

>>> Vayechi 5771

>>> Vayigash 5771

>>> Miketz 5771

>>> Vayeshev 5771

>>> Vayishlach 5771

>>> Vayetze 5771

>>> Toldot 5771

>>> Chayei Sarah 5771

>>> Vayera 5771

>>> Lech Lecha 5771

>>> Noach 5771

>>> Sukkot 5771

>>> Yom Kippur 5771

>>> Rosh Hashana/HaAzinu 5771

>>> Netzavim-Vayelech 5770

>>> Ki Tavo 5770

>>> Ki Tetzei 5770

>>> Shoftim 5770

>>> Re'e 5770

>>> Ekev 5770

>>> Vaetchanan 5770

>>> Devarim 5770

>>> Matot-Masei 5770

>>> Pinchas 5770

>>> Balak 5770

>>> Chukat 5770

>>> Ha-Rav Mordechai Eliyahu

>>> Korach 5770

>>> Shelach 5770

>>> Beha'alotecha 5770

>>> Naso 5770

>>> Bemidbar 5770

>>> Behar-Bechukotai 5770

>>> Emor 5770

>>> On the Air #130

>>> Acharei Mot-Kedoshim 5770

>>> On the Air #129

>>> Tazria-Metzora 5770

>>> On the Air #128

>>> On the Air #127

>>> Tzav 5770

>>> On the Air #126

>>> Vayikra 5770

>>> On the Air #125

>>> Vayakel-Pekudei 5770

>>> Pesach Cleaning Cheerfully

>>> On the Air #124

>>> Ki-Tisa 5770

>>> On the Air #123

>>> Tetzaveh 5770

>>> On the Air #122

>>> Terumah 5770

>>> On the Air #121

>>> Mishpatim 5770

>>> On the Air #120

>>> Yitro 5770

>>> On the Air #119

>>> Beshalach 5770

>>> On the Air #118

>>> Bo 5770

>>> On the Air #117

>>> Vaera 5770

>>> On the Air #116

>>> Shemot 5770

>>> On the Air #115

>>> Vayechi 5770

>>> On the Air #114

>>> On the Air #113

>>> Vayigash 5770

>>> Miketz 5770

>>> On the Air #112

>>> Vayeshev 5770

>>> On the Air #111

>>> Vayishlach 5770

>>> On the Air #110

>>> Vayetze 5770

>>> On the Air #109

>>> Toldot 5770

>>> On the Air #108

>>> Chaye Sarah 5770

>>> On the Air #107

>>> Vayera 5770

>>> On the Air #106

>>> Lech lecha 5770

>>> On the Air #105

>>> Noach 5770

>>> On the Air #104

>>> Bereshit 5770

>>> Simchat Torah 5770

>>> On the Air #103

>>> On the Air #102

>>> Sukkot 5770

>>> On the Air 101

>>> HaAzinu 5770

>>> On the Air #100

>>> Rosh Hashanah 5770

>>> Killing of a Yeshiva Student

>>> On the Air #99

>>> Netzavim-Vayelech 5769

>>> On the Air #98

>>> Ki Tavo 5769

>>> On the Air #97

>>> Ki Tetze 5769

>>> Maran HaRav Kook - Yahrzeit

>>> On the Air #96

>>> Shoftim 5769

>>> On the Air #95

>>> Re'eh 5769

>>> On the Air #94

>>> Ekev 5769

>>> On the Air #93

>>> Vaetchanan 5769

>>> On the Air #92

>>> Devarim 5769

>>> On the Air #91

>>> Matot-Masei 5769

>>> On the Air #90

>>> Pinchas 5769

>>> When Is Messiah Coming

>>> On the Air #89

>>> Balak 5769

>>> It's Difficult to Get Married

>>> Jerusalem. the Temple Mount and the Temple

>>> Cell Phone Use

>>> On the Air #88

>>> Korach 5769

>>> On the Air #87

>>> Shelach 5769

>>> Good Eye and Evil Eye

>>> On the Air #86

>>> Behaalotecha 5769

>>> Naso 5769

>>> On the Air #85

>>> Bemidbar 5769

>>> Reporting Child Abuse

>>> On the Air #84

>>> Behar-Bechukotai 5769

>>> Bar Kochba, from Then Until Now

>>> On the Air #83

>>> Emor 5769

>>> On the Air #82

>>> Acharei-Kedoshim 5769

>>> Customs & Halachot of Yom Ha-Atzmaut

>>> On the Air #81

>>> Tazria-Metzora 5769

>>> On the Air #80

>>> Shemini 5769

>>> Pesach 5769

>>> On the Air #79

>>> Tzav 5769

>>> Cleaning for Pesach

>>> On the Air #78

>>> Vayikra 5769

>>> On the Air #77

>>> Vayakel-Pekudei 5769

>>> Uman to Jerusalem

>>> On the Air #76

>>> Ki Tisa 5769

>>> On the Air #75

>>> Tetzave 5769

>>> Visiting Poland

>>> On the Air #74

>>> Terumah 5769

>>> Vegetarianism

>>> On the Air #73

>>> Mishpatim 5769

>>> Arab MKs

>>> On the Air #72

>>> Who won the election?

>>> Yitro 5769

>>> On the Air #71

>>> Beshalach 5769

>>> On the Air #70

>>> Bo 5769

>>> More on Rachel Imenu

>>> On the Air #69

>>> Vaera 5769

>>> A Slow Line Enters Gaza

>>> Letter to a Soldier's Wife

>>> On the Air #68

>>> Shemot 5769

>>> Writings of Rav Kook

>>> On the Air #67

>>> Vayechi 5769

>>> A Letter from Rav Aviner

>>> Free Pollard Now

>>> On the Air #66

>>> Wedding in Ashdod during the War with Hamas

>>> Vayigash 5769

>>> Chanukah: Chareidi or Secular?

>>> On the Air #65

>>> Miketz 5769

>>> On the Air #64

>>> Vayeshev 5769

>>> Miriam & Lashon HaRa

>>> On the Air #63

>>> Vayishlach 5769

>>> In the News: Violent Evacuation

>>> On the Air #62

>>> Vayetze 5769

>>> Unity in the Camp

>>> On the Air #61
>>> Toldot 5769

>>> On the Air #60

>>> Halachah Berurah - Your Gemara

>>> Chaye Sarah 5769

>>> On the Air #59

>>> Vayera 5769

>>> On the Air #58

>>> Lech Lecha 5769

>>> On the Air #57

>>> Noach 5769

>>> On the Air #56

>>> Simchat Tora-Bereshit 5769

>>> On the Air #55

>>> Sukkot 5769

>>> On the Air #54

>>> Yom Kippur-Ha'azinu 5769

>>> On the Air #53

>>> Rosh Hashana-Vayeilech 5769

>>> On the Air #52

>>> Netzavim 5768

>>> On the Air #51

>>> Ki Tavo 5768

>>> On the Air #50

>>> On Accepting Contributions from Christian Groups

>>> Ki Tzeitze 5768

>>> On the Air #49

>>> Rav Kook - Building a Nation

>>> Shoftim 5768

>>> On the Air #48

>>> Re'e 5768

>>> On the Air #47

>>> Ekev 5768

>>> The IDF - What Your Country Can Do For You

>>> On the Air #46

>>> Va'etchanan 5768

>>> An Attractive Bride

>>> Tisha BeAv on Sunday

>>> On the Air #45

>>> Devarim 5768

>>> Will we Return to Gush Katif?

>>> On the Air #44

>>> Masei 5768

>>> On the Air #43

>>> Matot 5768

>>> On the Air #42

>>> Pinchas 5768

>>> On the Air #41

>>> Balak 5768

>>> On the Air #40

>>> Chukat 5768

>>> In the News

>>> On the Air #39

>>> Korach 5768

>>> On the Air #38

>>> Shelach 5768

>>> On the Air #37

>>> Behaalotecha 5768

>>> Laws of Staying Awake on Shavuot

>>> On the Air #36

>>> Nasso 5768

>>> On the Air #35

>>> Bamidbar 5768

>>> Report Child Abuse

>>> On the Air #34

>>> Bechukotai 5768

>>> The Kibbutz Today

>>> On the Air #33

>>> Behar 5768

>>> Pollard - the Man who Knows too Much

>>> On the Air #32

>>> On the Air #31

>>> Emor 5768

>>> YomHa-Atzmaut

>>> Kedoshim 5768

>>> Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, OCD

>>> On the Air #30

>>> Rav Kook's approach - vs - focus on the individual

>>> Chol HaMoed Pesach

>>> On the Air #29

>>> Acharei Mot 5768

>>> On the Air #28

>>> Metzora 5768

>>> Pesach Cleaning in Less than One Day

>>> On the Air #27
>>> Tazria 5768
>>> The White Ethiopian
>>>
On the Air #26
>>> Schemini-Parah 5768
>>> Nerves of Steel
>>> Parashat Tzav 5768
>>> One of our Rabbis Stabbed
>>> Who establishes what occurs in the World?
>>>
On the Air #25
>>> Vayikra 5768
>>> Don't Let Him!
>>>
On the Air #24
>>> Pekudei 5768
>>> Safeguarding One's Life
>>> On the Air #23

>>>  Vayakel 5768
>>> Avraham Avinu and the Internet
>>> On the Air #22

>>> Ki Tisa 5768
>>> Eat Right!
>>> On the Air #21

>>> Tetzaveh 5768
>>> Who wants to live?
>>> On the Air #20
>>> Terumah 5768
>>> Be Slim!

>>>
On the Air #19

>>> Mishpatim 5768 HTML
>>> Rav Aviner on Education

>>>
On the Air #18
>>> Yitro 5768
>>> Tu Bishvat: Uprooting Fruit Trees

>>>
On the Air #17
>>> Beshalach 5768

>>> On the Air #16
>>> One Nation - One Kashrut
>>> Bo 5768
>>> Blessing on President Bush?!
>>> Which Kosher Certification for Guests?

>>>
On the Air #15
>>> Va'era 5768
>>> Which Kosher Certification is Acceptable?

>>>
On the Air #14
>>> Shemot 5768
>>> Donate Organs

>>>
On the Air #13
>>> Vayechi5768
>>> Checking Mezuzot after Tragedy
>>>
On the Air #12
>>> Vayigash5768
>>> On the Air #11
>>> On the Air #10
>>> Miketz 5768
>>> Rav Kook's Torah on One Foot
>>>
Is the Rebbe the Moshiach? (Part II)
>>> Vayeshev 5768
>>> Summary of the Laws of Chanukah
>>> On the Air #9
>>> Winter Questions: Guarding Against Spreading Sickness .doc

>>> Vayishlach 5768
>>>
How to daven without bothering others
>>> On the Air #8
>>> Is it Permissible to have a Sťance?

>>> On the Air #7
>>> Vayetze 5768
>>> Is the Rebbe the Moshiach? (Part I)

>>> Toldot 5768
>>>
Just About Everything: Interview with "Ma'ariv"
>>> Giving Tzedakah to Beggars
>>>
On the Air #6
>>> Does Ehud Olmert Deserve it?
>>> Chayei Sarah 5768

>>>
On the Air #5
>>> The Murder of Yitzchak Rabin
>>> Vayera
>>> Pre-Natal Testing

>>>
On the Air #4
>>> Lech Lecha 5768
>>> Y
ahrzeit of Rechavam Zeevi hy"d

>>> On the Air #3
>>> Noach 5768
>>> Eulogy for Rav Shapira ztz"l
>>> Bereshit 5768

>>>
On the Air #2   
>>>
SUKKOT  5768
>>> On the Air #1
>>> Yom Kippur 5768
>>> Rosh Hashana 5768
>>> The Heter Mechirah



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