Who wrote Koheles, the biblical book of Ecclesiastes? The traditional answer to the question of Koheles’ authorship is Shlomo Ha-Melekh, King Solomon, who according to tradition wrote Shir Ha-Shirim, Koheles...
In a responsum about bas mitzvah
celebrations, Rav Ovadiah Yosef
quotes an authority who raises questions
about bar mitzvah invitations.
In Yechaveh Da’as (2:29), Rav Yosef
quotes Rav Avraham Musafya who
says that the practice in...
Jews are averse to swearing–taking oaths–for two reasons. One is the
severity of the prohibition against violating an oath. Another is the prohibition,
listed among the so-called Ten Commandments, against using