Rabbi Shimon Isaacson begins his Hilchot Shabbat class by introducing the mitzvah of Kavod Shabbat- honoring the Sabbath.
In this shiur, Rabbi Shimon Isaacson continues with the general laws of Honoring Shabbat, and then begins a discussion of the laws of Candle Lighting
In this shiur, Rabbi Shimon Isaacson discusses the various halacha lemaaseh aspects of Shabbat candle lighting, including whether one can fulfill one’s obligation with electric lights. In addition, Rabbi Isaacson analyzes the various opinions regarding whether candle lighting triggers the onset of Shabbat.
Rabbi Shimon Isaacson continues with his class in Hilchot Shabbat. This week he discusses the laws of hadlakat nerot.
In this Hilchot Shabbat class, Rabbi Shimon Isaacson discusses the requirement to add time to Shabbat on Friday evening.
Rabbi Shimon Isaacson provides a discussion of the components of Kiddush that are D’oraita and the components that are D’rabanan.
Rabbi Shimon Isaacson continues his analysis of the mitzvah of Kiddush and moves into an explanation of the various customs associated with it.
Rabbi Shimon Isaacson discusses the various halachot that pertain to a cup upon which a bracha is made: the procedure for drinking the wine, and how much must be consumed.
In this shiur on Hilchot Shabbat, Rabbi Shimon Isaacson discusses the laws of Kiddush B’Makom Seudah, and whether one can fulfill the obligation of Kiddush with whiskey.
Rabbi Shimon Isaacson discusses the obligation to cover the Challah during the recitation of Kiddush, whether Lechem Mishna is a Torah or Rabbinic obligation, and whether Lechem Mishna involves taking two loaves or cutting two loaves.
Rabbi Shimon Isaacson concludes the discussion of the mitzva of Lechem Mishna, and moves on to the mitzva of having three meals on Shabbat.
In his teaching of Hilchot Shabbat, Rabbi Shimon Isaacson analyzes the two sources for the obligation to have three meals on Shabbat.
Rabbi Shimon Isaacson explains how Seudah Shlishit differs from the other two meals with regards to the content of the meal, and to someone who forgot the Shabbat insert in benching.
Rabbi Shimon Isaacson analyzes whether Havdalah is a Torah mitzva of a Rabbinic mitzva, and the nature of a woman’s obligation in Havdalah.
Rabbi Shimon Isaacson examines the latest time to make Havdala and the implications for an ‘onen’.
Rabbi Shimon Isaacson discusses the nature of the three day obligation of Havdala, and the laws of Havdala as applied to an ‘onen’.
Rabbi Shimon Isaacson explains the halachot of eating before Havdala, the fire, the besamim, and the Melave Malka.