Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Spousal Travel Veto

Rav Yitzchok Zilberstein rules that a wife may exercise a veto against her husband’s plan to travel to a region that she considers dangerous: he is prohibited from flouting her will, and if he does so for the purpose of … Continue reading

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The Kolomean Candlesticks

For C.S. Rav Yitzchok Zilberstein relates a tale of Rav Hillel Lichtenstein of Kolomyia (Kolomea), in which we see another side of the “outspoken leader of the Orthodox extremists in Hungary”: כדאי לוותר על פמוטות יקרים כדי להציל נשמה תועה … Continue reading

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