The Federation of Synagogues has launched an exciting new education programme based on the halochos of Choshen Mishpot. Entitled Mishpot Votzedek, it has the goal of raising kehillah awareness of these laws and their practical application in today’s ever-evolving world of business, finance and commerce.
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Rabbi David Singer was formally inducted as the Rav of the Ilford Federation shul last Sunday, in the presence of the Federation’s Rosh Beis Din, Dayan Yisroel Yaakov Lichtenstein, shlita. The event was also graced by the presence of the organisation’s president, Mr. Andrew Cohen, and two of its Dayanim, Dayan Y.D. Hool and Dayan Y.Y. Posen. Many of Rabbi Singer’s family members were in attendance, too — two of his children and several grandchildren live in the United Kingdom.
I have a question: in this hot weather, there have been far more insects around. And when I took some chicken out of the oven, I found a dead fly in the dish. I want to know where that leaves the status of the dish. From a kashrut perspective, can I take out the fly and eat the chicken, or is the whole dish now off-limits?
The distinguished mechanech Rabbi Yaakov Haber, of Ramat Bet Shemesh, was guest speaker at the annual conference of the Federation of Synagogues for its Rabbonim. It took place at the Prince Regent Hallmark Hotel in Chigwell, and was organised by Director of Education, Rabbi Dovid Roberts. This year’s theme was ‘Nurturing people, families, kehillos’. In keeping with the Federation’s stated objective, to serve as a premier, frum, kehillahfocused organisation, the conference was aimed firmly at supporting the kehillah rabbonim in their avodas hakodesh