Copyright and Terms of Service

All portions of this web site are copyright Midrash BEN ISH HAI, hereinafter referred to as MBIH. All Rights Reserved Worldwide. No portions may be reproduced for public use without prior written permission from MBIH. For private use only, printed portions of pages may be reproduced without written permission, provided that the entire page and copyright notices are left intact, with no additions, subtractions or modifications.

Media files are copyright MBIH or used under license. No media files, including but not limited to, photographs, clip art, sound files, midi files , wave files, audio files, video files, may be used or copied without prior written permission from MBIH. Media files may not be extracted from any page or downloaded from the site without the express written permission from MBIH.

While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, MBIH makes no promises or guarantees. On questions of Halakha, you must consult with your own Rabbi or Halakhaic authority. On other matters please consult a certified authority in the field to which the matter pertains.


By using this site, user agrees to abide by the intellectual property laws, and all other applicable laws of the Torah and
laws of the U.S. Ownership of all portions of the site shall remain solely in MBIH.

MBIH reserves the right to exclude any individual from its mailing list or any or all portions of the site at its own discretion.

User shall be liable for any infringement or damages resulting from user’s failure to abide by these terms.

If you notice any item on the site which you feel should not be there, for any reason whatsoever, please contact MBIH immediately by using the contact information on our contact form.

In addition to the terms and conditions of use that apply to the Midrash BEN ISH HAI sites, registration and use of this site’s registered users area constitutes acceptance of the following terms and conditions of use, hereinafter referred to as TACOS:

Midrash BEN ISH HAI, hereinafter referred to as MBIH, is not responsible for the content of any user posting, and the views expressed by users are the responsibility of the posting user and not MBIH. MBIH may or may not preview Member Web Pages in any way before they appear on the Site.

By using the registered user portions of this site user agrees that MBIH may, at its sole discretion, refuse, delete or edit any posting, at any time for any reason or no reason at all, with or without prior notice. By using this registered users area user further agrees that MBIH may, at its sole discretion, refuse, delete or edit any or all user information, including password, at any time for any reason or no reason at all. MBIH may cancel any registration for use of its service and may, at its sole discretion, block any user from participation in the registered users area or any portion of the site.

Cult members, or members of missionary or messianic groups may not participate in the registered users area or any portion of the MBIH site.

In consideration of use of the Service, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service’s registration form (such information being the “Registration Data”) and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or MBIH has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, MBIH has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof).

Pursuant to MBIH’s privacy policy, we may disclose to third parties certain aggregate information contained in your Registration Data or related data, provided that, such information will NOT include personally identifying information, except as specifically authorized by you or in the good faith belief that such action is reasonably necessary to comply with the law, legal process, to enforce the TACOS, or under any of the other circumstances set forth in our privacy policy, as may be amended from time to time.

By uploading or making a posting to any of the MBIH sites, user grants MBIH and its affiliates a royalty-free, nonexclusive, worldwide, unrestricted license to use, copy, transmit and distribute the contents of the upload or posting, including, but not limited to, all media files, in any manner for any purpose. User agrees that the term of the license will will never expire.

You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials (“Content”), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you, and not MBIH, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post or otherwise transmit via the Service. MBIH does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable.

You agree to not use the Service to:

(a) upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
(b) falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
(c) forge or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content posted on the Service;
(d) upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements), or any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
(e) “stalk” or otherwise harass another, or even collect or store personal data about other users;
(f) post material that is defamatory or harmful or in competition to MBIH;
(h) have multiple user names;
(q) engage in commercial activities without the explicit written permission of MBIH.

In view of the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States and/or the country in which you reside.

You agree to indemnify and hold MBIH, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your Content, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the TACOS, or your violation of any rights of another.

You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell or exploit any portion of the Service.

Copyright MIdrash BEN ISH HAI.

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