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Daniel Adler

Daniel Adler studied at Yeshiva Gedolah of the Five Towns, attained his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Touro College and his master’s degree in speech-language pathology from Adelphi University. He has taught for CAHAL at Yeshiva Darchei Torah in Far Rockaway and is an ardent follower of Rav Hirsch’s Torah im Derech Eretz ideal.

Tefillin on Chol HaMoed

October 10, 2016, by

Most people don’t wear Tefillin on Chol HaMoed. What is the reason why many don’t? Why do some wear Tefillin and what is the source for their minhag?

How Many Aravos and Hadassim?

October 1, 2015, by

According to Rav Binyamin Shlomo Hamburger, the minhag in Worms was to use 68 aravot on Sukkot. Did other communities who followed minhagei Ashkenaz do likewise?

Yom Tov Sheini

May 27, 2014, by

A background on Yom Tov Sheni with an explanation by Rav Shimshon Refael Hirsch as to why we observe a 2nd day of Yom Tov outside Israel even today when our calendar is fixed.