Q&A with Rabbi Yonatan Halevy 5780/2020
Q&A 1: Why rule exclusively according to the Shulchan Aruch?
Q&A 2: When, if ever, is it appropriate to rule contrary to the Shulchan Aruch?
Q&A 3: How much should Kabbalah influence Halachah?
Q&A 4: Isn’t it dangerous to stop at Shulchan Aruch in light of modern discoveries and technologies?
Q&A 5: Could you explain the difference between "Minhag" and "Halachah"?
Q&A 6: May one change their Minhagim?
Q&A 7: Does one need to hold exactly like their rabbi or may they reach independent conclusions?
Q&A 8: Must converts to Judaism adopt the Minhagim of their “sponsoring rabbi"?
Q&A 9: Can one switch back-and-forth from Ashkenazi to Sepharadi and vice versa?
Q&A 10: I am Sepharadic and married an Ashkenazi Jew. May I eat rice on Pesach at my father's house?
Q&A 11: What Ashkenazi Minhag or Halachah do you experience sacred envy over?
Q&A 12: What do you think is authentic Kabbalah and what role should it play in our lives?
Q&A 13: What perspective should we have when Hashem seems quite harsh and punitive in the Torah?
Q&A 14: What is an area of Judaism and practice that you find often gets neglected?