Rav Mordechai Friedman [YHE '78] has been a Ram at Yeshivat Har Etzion since 1986. He is the Halacha Coordinator for the Virtual Beit Midrash, the Yeshiva's Internet Project. Rav Friedman studied under Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik zt"l at Yeshiva University in New York, graduating with a degree in Computer Sciences. He earned Semicha from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel.
|Rav Mordechai Friedman||The Nature and Timing of the Obligation of Tashbitu||The Torah [Shemot 12:15] states: "Akh ba-yom ha-rishon tashbitu se'or mi-bateikhem." This can be understood in two ways: a. On the first day you shall destroy the leaven from within your homes; or b. By the first day you must have your homes clear of leaven.||Masekhtot - Iyun|
|Rav Mordechai Friedman||Shiur #7: Chuppa||Does standing under the marriage canopy effect marriage?||Masekhtot - Iyun|
|Rav Mordechai Friedman||Shnayim Adukin Bi-Shtar||In the context of the discussion of Shnayim adukin be-tallit (Bava Metzia 7a) (two people holding onto a garment, each claiming full ownership), the gemara introduces, by way of comparison, the case of Shnayim adukin bi-shtar.||Masekhtot - Iyun|
|Rav Mordechai Friedman||Tnai Kaful||Masekhtot - Iyun|