Rabbi Moshe Walter

Rabbi Moshe Walter serves as the Rav of Woodside Synagogue Ahavas Torah and is the executive director of the Vaad HaRabbanim of Greater Washington. Rabbi Walter is a musmach of Yeshivas Yitzchok Elchanan of Yeshiva University, and subsequently spent close to a decade learning in various Kollellim in Yerushalayim, with the bulk of the time at the Mir Yeshiva. During that period Rabbi Walter received Semichah as well from two prominent Halachic authorities, Harav Mattisyahu Deutsch, Rav of Ramat Shlomo, Yerushalayim, and Harav Yisroel Ganz, Rav in Bayit V’Gan and Mattesdorf neighborhood’s of Yerushalayim.

Rabbi Walter is the author of two books of Jewish Law, The Making of a Halachic Decision- A Comprehensive Guide and Analysis to Halachic rulings published by Menucha publishers, and The Making of a Minhag, the Laws and parameters of Jewish customs, published by Feldheim publishers. The latter book is scheduled to be released in January of 2017.

Rabbi Walter has also published articles in the Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society, Dialogue and Hakira. He is the founder, editor, and a regular contributor to the Bulletin of the Vaad HaRabbanim of Greater Washington, a biannual compendium dedicated to contemporary halachic and hashkafic issues pertaining to the Yamim Tovim, and other important communal matters.

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Falling On a Grenade, Voulantary Self Sacrifice in Jewish Law Halacha 82 min
I had a Dream:real or Imaginary - A Halachic Response Halacha 53 min
The Dialogue Between the Rabbi and the Questioner in the Halachic Process Halacha 73 min
The Making Of a Halachic Decision 12-15-13 Halacha 51 min
The Making of a Legal Holiday Halacha 43 min
The rules and regulations of forgiving an offender versus bearing a grudge Halacha 74 min
Dealing with a choleh on Shabbos Hilchos Shabbos 59 min
At What Cost; Supporting and Patronizing Jewish-Owned Business (Thanksgiving Day, 23 Cheshvan 5776) Choshen Mishpat 63 min
Backing Out or Locked In ; Understanding the Employer Employee Relationship (-Presidents' Day 5776) Choshen Mishpat 47 min
The Runaway Train- Triage Decisions in Halachah Contemporary Halacha 62 min
The Moon, The Jewish People and Kiddush Levanah- A glimpse into Jewish History and Tishah B'av Tisha B'Av 61 min
Cutting a cake with letters on Shabbos Shabbos 18 min
Playing scrabble on Shabbos and related discussion to the laws of Kosev(writing) on Shabbos Shabbos 22 min
The Shofar That Was Late - Tosefes Shabbos and Yom Tov Shabbos 52 min
An Evening of Inspiration-GWCK Event( Rabbis Winter, Rhine, Weinberg, Reingold) (24 Elul 5776) Mussar 79 min
Understanding Olam Haba According to Chazal Moshiach 44 min
Understanding Techias Hameism According to Chazal Moshiach 41 min
Redefining Truth- when a falsehood fits the definition of truthfulness Philosophy 72 min
Origins of the Siddur Tefilla 40 min
Tefillas Chana (Shmuel Alef - Perekim 1-2) Tefilla 48 min
Lag BaOmer Jewish History 27 min
Caring for your flowers and potted plants on Shabbos Hilchos Shabbos 22 min
Handling Mail on Shabbos Hilchos Shabbos 24 min
Opening food packages on Shabbos Part 2 Hilchos Shabbos 22 min
Opening packages of food on Shabbos - Part 1 Hilchos Shabbos 21 min