Badatz’s ‘Ask-The-Rav’ Website Launches Halacha Hotline

Boosted by the immense success of the AskTheRav website, a new Halacha hotline was set up, where callers can connect with rabbinical experts for individual halachic consultations.

In the bustling heart of Crown Heights stands a beacon for those seeking guidance on matters of Jewish law. A unique and invaluable resource, the AskTheRav Halachah Hotline just launched under the auspices of Harav Yosef Braun of the Crown Heights Beis Din, and has already become a trusted companion for individuals navigating the intricate landscape of Halachah.

The AskTheRav Hotline’s accelerated journey as a cornerstone of halachic guidance for our community is boosted by the success of, where individuals could submit their halachic questions and receive a comprehensive, referenced answer within 24 hours. The site’s archives contain an easily searchable repository of popular answered shaalos as a more accessible resource. The hotline, where callers can connect with rabbinical experts for individual halachic consultations, provides a more immediate and personal touch to the community’s need for halachic advice.

Rabbi Braun, a respected halachic authority, oversees the hotline, ensuring that it operates with the highest standards of halachic integrity. Under his guidance, a team of knowledgeable and dedicated rabbinical experts stands ready to address a myriad of halachic queries with patience, empathy, and expertise.

The accessibility of the AskTheRav Hotline is a lifeline for those seeking guidance in real-time. Whether faced with questions related to Shabbos observance, kosher dietary laws, family purity, or any other aspect of Jewish law, the hotline’s operating hours cater to the diverse needs of the community, both local and international, Anash and shluchim alike.

AskTheRav’s success is rooted in its dedication to confidentiality, ensuring that individuals feel comfortable and secure when seeking guidance. The Rabbonim manning the hotline understand the sensitivity of many halachic questions and approach each inquiry with the utmost discretion, creating a safe space for community members to address their concerns.

In a world where the pace of life can sometimes feel overwhelming, the AskTheRav Hotline, now functioning as a virtual Beis Horaah, serves as a steadfast anchor, providing not just answers to halachic queries but also a sense of connection and support. The hotline exemplifies the true spirit of community, where individuals come together to uplift and guide one another on their respective journeys in the realm of Jewish law.

For immediate halachic guidance, contact the AskTheRav Hotline at 718-604-8000, extension 5. Operating hours are from 11 am to 9 pm EST Sunday through Thursday, 9 am to one hour before Shabbos on Friday, and one hour after Shabbos until 10:30 pm on Motzaei Shabbos.

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