• November 27, 2022
  • 2 5783, Kislev
  • פרשת וארא

The Laws of Sukkot

The Laws of Sukkot

This class will be based on Mishna Brurah and various sh’eilot u’tshuvot (responsa). Rabbi Dr. Stuart Fischman will cover topics, such as going on a trip during Sukkot when you won’t have access to a sukkah, cloth-wall sukkot, etc.

September 6, 2011 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Laws of Sukkot: Lesson 1
Class description

Today we covered the Halacha concerning the use of cloth to fashion the walls of a sukkah.

September 13, 2011 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Laws of Sukkot: Lesson 2
Class description

Today we covered several areas of Hilchot Sukkah: 1) Using metal to support the schach 2) The need to put up the walls of the sukkah before putting the s’chach up 3) The ideal of making s’chach which allows seeing the stars at night.I would like to hear from you if next z’man you prefer halacha twice a week or one shiur in Hashkafa and a second in Halacha. Bye, Stuart Fischman

Handouts
September 20, 2011 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Laws of Sukkot: Lesson 3
Class description

Today we started the halachot of when we must eat in the sukkah and when we can eat out of the sukkah. I hope to finish the subject next week.

September 27, 2011 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Laws of Sukkot: Lesson 4
Class description

Today we finished the subject of eating in the sukkah and we began the discussion of what to do if it rains on Sukkot. I will take this opportunity to wish everyone a shana tova. Stuart Fischman

October 4, 2011 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Laws of Sukkot: Lesson 5
Class description

Today we finished up the halachot of what to do if it rains on Sukkot. We then studied the teshuva of the Maharshag who explains (and critiques) the custom of Chasidim who do not eat in the sukkah on Shmini Atzeret/ A gmar chatima tova to all, Stuart Fischman

Rabbi Dr. Stuart Fischman graduated from Yeshiva University in 1980 and the dental school of Columbia University in 1985. In 1989 he began studying and teaching at Yeshivat Hamivtar and now studies and teaches at Yeshivat Machanaim in Efrat. He has rabbinic ordination from Rav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg.