Daf Yomi: Yolk Tales

  An interesting Pesach product that will take on added relevance this year is egg matzah. Is egg matzah kosher l’Pesach? Can egg matzah be used to fulfill the biblical...

Smachot, Special Guest Make Siyum on Eruvin More Memorable

By Marcy Farrell The wide, expansive lawn on South End Avenue in Woodmere was buzzing with excitement Sunday, November 22, as the Hadran Women of Long Island gathered to make...

Daf Yomi Highlights: Invaluable Reward

A few years ago, a Jewish individual put his portion of Olam Ha’ba, the World to Come, up for auction on eBay. The bidding started in the morning at...

Daf Yomi: Attitude Of Gratitude

By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow One makes a berachah of Shehecheyanu on a mitzvah that comes at a specific time of the year. We recite the berachah of Shehecheyanu on every...

Pesachim 16a: Fueling the Flames of Chanukah

  Those who studied the daf this week were forced to challenge their long-rooted understanding of the finer points of the Chanukah miracle. The Gemara in Shabbos tells us that the...

Tevilas Keilim: Clearing The Confusion

The daf yomi cycle finished Mesechta Avodah Zara over Pesach. The end of the mesechta discusses the biblical mitzvah of tevilas keilim. Therefore, it is appropriate to point out...

In 11 Months, OU’s ‘All Daf’ App Logs 40,000 Participants

A record 40,000 participants from more than 130 countries have participated in daf yomi through All Daf, the Orthodox Union’s (OU) innovative free digital app that has made Gemara...

Real Clear Daf: Daf Yomi Key Concepts From Parashas Sh’mos – Chullin

Question. Does food inside of a vessel that is inside of a tamei earthenware vessel become tamei? Answer: We discussed this question on last Shabbos’s daf (25a). The beginning of the...

Daf Yomi: In Hot Water

  The following is based on a true story. Nathan comes home from his out-of-town dormitory. He loudly declares, “I’m starving!” His mother gently reminds him that he managed for a...

Daf Yomi: Seeking a Shady Exemption

By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow During this pandemic, many minyanim have taken place outdoors. Some of these ad hoc minyanim don’t have enough chairs, and it can be very enticing to...
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