Daf Yomi: Piece Of Cake

By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Over 25 years ago, I walked into Angel’s bakery on Rechov Shmuel HaNavi. My friends and I had gathered funds together to purchase a birthday cake...

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...

Daf Yomi: Toil For Torah

By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Avimi was Rav Chisda’s rebbe. Or was it the other way around? As presented in the Gemara, it is difficult to determine who was the rebbe...

Difficulty or Blessing? It’s In The Eye of The Beholder

The daughter of the emperor once said to Rabbi Yehoshua ben Chananya, “You are the epitome of magnificent Torah, but it is stored in an ugly vessel!” Apparently, Rabbi Yehoshua...

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...

Daf Yomi on Kashering Just in Time for Pesach

A review of some of this week’s daf yomi key concepts (Pesach – Avodah Zara) Question: How does one kasher a grill for Pesach? Answer: Lo and behold, the daf that falls out...

Daf Yomi: Mitzvah Mission

By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow R’ Pinchas ben Yair was on his way to fulfill the mitzvah of pidyon shevuyim; he came to the Gina’i River and asked it to split for...

Daf Yomi: Many Thanks Or Just One?

My brother-in-law, an avid Mets fan, was once rushed to the hospital on a Friday night. The Yankees were playing in the postseason. In the spirit of a bitter...

Lots Of Land: Daf 119b in Zevachim

By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow On daf 119b in Zevachim, the Gemara discusses the words “nachalah” and “menuchah” in the verse “For you have not yet come to the resting place...
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