Author Archives: Moshe Kurtz

Moshe Kurtz is a rabbinical student at RIETS. He currently serves as the Rabbinic Intern at the Young Israeli of Plainview. He welcomes questions, feedback and speaking requests at: [email protected].

Siyumim During the Nine Days: Sanctioned or Sacrilege?

by Moshe Kurtz I. The Prohibition of Consuming Meat and Wine During the Nine Days The Talmud (Bava Basra 60b) relates a fundamental anecdote in which, following the destruction of the second Temple, a portion of the Jewish population sought to abstain from consuming meat and wine. R. Yehoshua, being troubled by this extreme measure, engaged in a dialogue with ...

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