Real Clear Daf: Review of Parashas Korach, Zevachim Daf Yomi Concepts

  Are there times when we can use a double-hekish in the laws of sacrifices? We explored this question on 57a–57b in the daf this week. The Gemara discusses the time...

At 17, I’m the Youngest Woman to Complete the Daf Yomi Cycle

EFRAT, West Bank (JTA) — I didn’t start learning the Talmud to take a stand or voice an opinion. When I started learning a page of Talmud per day (Daf Yomi)...

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...

This Week’s Daf Yomi Key Concepts Parashas Vayeira – Menachos

Question: What is the berachah on cooked bread? A. We learned about this on Wednesday’s daf (75b) this week. Rav Yosef there issues a ruling on “chavitzah.” Rashi interprets chavitzah to...

Daf Yomi Key Concepts: Parashas Re’eh – Zevachim

Question: Is the sin of bringing a premature offering punishable by lashes? Answer: This issue came up in the Daf this week on 114. The anonymous first opinion in our Mishnah rules...

‘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...

Real Clear Daf: Can Nullification Apply to a Mixture of Equal Types?

A review of some of this week’s daf yomi key concepts (Parashas Pekudei – Chullin) This came up this week on Thursday’s daf (100a). The Gemara there discusses a case...

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...

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...

Daf Yomi Highlights: Something In The Air

By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow The following was inspired by a true question posed to the Beis Shlomo. Boruch went to the daf yomi shiur and learned Zevachim 87b. The Gemara questions...
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