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Reneging on Pledge

Question: Is it permissible to withdraw a donation pledge to a Law School because of an event that occurred after the pledge? E.X. the pledge donor learned that the institution permits activities he objects to. Would this be considered “mechusar amana,”by reneging on the pledge, or can you say that it is a taus and had he known such an event would be held at the school he never would had made the pledge? Or ...

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Maaser Money for Paying School Fees

Question: According to to the Rav Shlita, can one use maaser money to pay for his children's school fees most of which go towards kodesh studies? With many thanks. Answer: Ideally, maaser money should be given to poor people or other proper charities. However the minhag is to be lenient and use maaser to pay for other mitzvos as well. With regards to tuition there is another concern, that one may not use ma ...

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