Posts tagged with ‘Karpef’

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Eruv Basics

by Rabbi Baruch Gore

An Eruv (pronounced Ay-Roov) is a term used for the physical structure which joins multiple areas to make one large area called a R’shus HaYachid (private domain).   Once a R’shus HaYachid has been created, it is permissible (according to Jewish Law) to carry objects on Shabbat and Yom Kippur within the boundaries of the Eruv. The plural […]

The Curious Case of the Karpef

by Rabbi Baruch Gore

By Rabbi Yehuda Spitz This article was originally published on The title of this article will probably engender much inquisitiveness. What exactly is a karpef? No, it is not a type of French pastry, nor is it referring to the vegetable dipped into saltwater at the Pesach Seder. Rather, it is a term used to refer to […]