Beit Horaah Shaare Ezra, under the leadership of Rabbi Shay Tahan sh”lita, serves the community by enabling those of all walks of life to have their Halachic questions answered accurately, promptly, and conveniently, through text, whatsapp, and phone. This vital operation strives to leave no Halachic question unanswered, whether it be due to  embarrassment to ask one’s own rabbi, or lack of someone to ask questions to. Those asking a question can specify if they are of Ashkenazic, Sephardic, or Chasidic descent, and receive the appropriate answer corresponding to their background.

All questions and answers asked directly to the Beit Horaah are completely confidential. The Beit Horaah also endeavors to educate the community by providing an interactive Halacha video e­-library on its website, allowing users to peruse a wide variety of Halacha topics at their convenience. A project that helps all Jews fulfill Hashem’s will. The Beit Horaah not only answers the community’s Halachic questions, it unifies Klal Yisrael.

Rabbi Shay Tahan

As the primary mover of the Beit Horaa, Rabbi Shay Tahan is very experienced and familiar with the world of halacha. He learned in the prestigious yeshiva Beit Shmaya and in Kiryat Malachi located in Eretz Yisrael. Rabbi Tahan continued on his path of learning Torah in the Mirrer Brooklyn for over the past 20 years. He received smicha from several Torah giants such as Rabbi Shmuel Birnbaum, Rabbi Yisroel Belsky, Rabbi Yechezkel Roth, Rabbi Avraham Nelkenbaum, and others. His achievements include receiving smicha as a sofer stam in both ktiva and hagaa from Rabbi Avraham Tzvi Wosner, shimush in Shaatnez, shimush in bug checking, and also specializes in leniencies in matters of birth contraception from Rabbi Tzvi Meisels. Rabbi Tahan has been the head of the Beit Horaa for more than 3 years running and continues leading it. In addition, Rabbi Tahan has a radio show on JRoot radio every Friday, and gives shiurim on a variety of different topics.

Rabbi Yehuda Glassman

Rabbi Yehuda Glassman has been learning halacha for over 15 years. He has finished Shas several times and is an accomplished Torah scholar. Rabbi Glassman is a talmid of Rabbi Shmuel Birnbaum and has been learning in the Mirer for over the past 15 years. During this time, he also learned Mechon Lehoraa Tiferes Lemoshe. Rabbi Glassman received smicha on Yoreh Deah from Rabbi Fishel Hershkowitz, Rabbi Yechezkel Roth, and Rabbi Yosef Yisrael Eisenberger [and has done practical shimush by many experts in various fields]. In addition to his expertise in halacha, Rabbi Glassman is a respected mechanech and is consulted by over two dozen yeshivas to help resolve a variety of questions in chinuch. Rabbi Glassman is currently a 10th grade rebbe in the Mirrer yeshiva.

Rabbi Hershel Freund

Rabbi Hershel Freund learned in the Nitra Yeshiva, and then in both Mirrer Eretz Yisrael and Mirrer Brooklyn. He has been learning in Mirrer Brooklyn for more than 15 years. Rabbi Fruend received an honorable smicha from the gadol hadar, Harav Shmuel Birnbaum ZT”L. In addition to this impressive smicha, Rabbi Freund is distinguished by his shimush of the Neta Gavriel, Rabbi Gavriel Zinner. Rabbi Freund has been involved in answering halachik questions for over 3 years and plans to continue this avodat hakodesh.

Rabbi Amram Jungreis

Rabbi Amram Jungreis, nephew to the famous Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis, comes from a long line of prestigious rabbanim. With close to 15 years of experience in practical halacha, he is an invaluable asset to the Beit Horaa. Born and raised in London, Rabbi Jungreis learned in Gateshead and was privileged to learn halacha bechavruta with the Gatesheader rav for 3 ½ years. While learning in Eretz Yisrael, he received smicha from and did shimush by the famous Rabbi Moshe Halberstam. When he came to America, Rabbi Jungreis was a Rosh Kollel for 4 years in Borough Park. Rabbi Jungreis is a talmid muvahk of Rabbi Gavriel Zinner (the Neta Gavriel), and has been learning with his guidance for almost 10 years. Rabbi Jungreis also actively gives shiurim in halacha and shares divrei chizuk with the public.

To purchase a copy of Rabbi Tahan’s new sefer, שף ויתיב, please contact him directly through whatsapp here.