Q:It doesn’t seem like children in the schools today are really learning about what the brachos on foods really mean. If parents want to be michaneichtheir children in the peirush hamilos of the brachos, at what age should they start?
Q:Chazal tell us that we should always make sure to speak lashon nekiyah, a clean language (Pesachim 3a). How does one make the determination of what is included in the category of clean or unclean language?
Q: The Rav said on one of his tapes that in the morning, when we say the ברכה of עוטר ישראל בתפארה, thanking Hashem for crowning us with glory, we should have in mind the glory of wearing a hat and a yarmulke. My wife asked me to find out why she says the ברכה…
Q: If it’s true what the Rav said tonight that a mother can have such an important influence on a child’s spiritual development, why did Eisav turn out so bad? Why didn’t Rivka’s righteousness make Eisav a better person?
Q: Chazal tell us that one of the nissim in the Bais Hamikdash was that the ner ma’aravi always burned longer than it should have. So why was it such a big neis that on Chanukah the oil burned for eight days?
Q: The Rav mentioned earlier that a parent should use the word “please” when speaking to a child. But doesn’t saying the word “please” imply that the fulfillment of the request by the child is really only going to be a favor on the part of the child?