Harav Chaim Kanievsky Becomes Nasi of Shas Yiden

At a celebration at his home two weeks ago, Maran Hagaon Hagadol Harav Chaim Kanievsky, shlit”a, accepted the opportunity to serve as the nasi of Reshet Hakollelim – Shas Yiden (the...

Real Clear Daf: Beraisa by Zeiri

A review of some of this week’s daf yomi key concepts (Parashas Beha’aloscha  – Zevachim) What appears redundant in the Torah’s discussion of a tamei person eating sacred food? We explored...

Draw Your Own Conclusion

By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow The Gemara in Avodah Zarah discusses the fact that Rabban Gamliel owned pictures of the moon. The images facilitated the questioning of witnesses who came to...

Review of Daf Yomi Key Concepts from Parashas Toldos – Menachos

  Why did the half-log and quarter-log measures need to be service vessels? This question came up on Tuesday’s daf (88b) this week. The chapter we are learning discusses the various...

Review of Daf Yomi Key Concepts: Parashas Balak/Zevachim

Can we permit an item of questionable status based on a double doubt? We discussed this question on 74a in the daf this week. The major topic of our current...

Daf: Torah For All

A review of some of this week’s daf yomi key concepts (Parashas Vayishlach – Menachos) Q. What is the nature of a person’s obligation to study Torah? A. This topic came...

This Week’s Daf Yomi Key Concepts: Parashas Nitzavim/Menachos

Question: Does nullification apply to a mixture of similar items? Answer: The daf of last Shabbos gave us the opportunity to review the Mishnah in Zevachim that discusses this question....

Daf Yomi: Reach Out and Grab a Mitzvah

The floor of the Beis HaMikdash was composed of beautiful tiles. The Gemara discusses the halachah if one of the tiles became dislodged. May the kohen stand on the...

Feuerman: Shalom Bayis In The Daf

By Rabbi Simcha Feuerman, LCSW-R On daf 80a in Zevachim, we encounter a discussion regarding a mixture of blood from two sacrifices (as the Gemara rules, a mix-up of two...

Gedolei Yisrael Encourage Dirshu As They Embark On Last Seder In Shas

By Chaim Gold Vienna is where it all started. In 1923, Rav Meir Shapiro proposed the concept of a Daf HaYomi in Vienna. In Elul, 1929, the first siyum haShas...
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