A Matter Of Inflation ‘Since It’s Baked, It Expands’ (Menachos 94a)
Mr. Siegel took an urn, three hotplates, and some boxes of vases and flowers from the garage. He took them to the shul and set them up in the room where they were eating.
Nekudot In The Sefer Torah ‘Why Is There A Dot Over The Vav?’ (Menachos 87b)
A Matter Of Definition Oil Set Apart For One Minchah Is Invalid For Another’ (Menachos 79b)
Hashem’s Holy Name ‘A Gentile May Bring Either Votive Or Freewill Offerings…’ (Menachos 73b)
"Still, at the time of the loan and the subsequent meeting, both were associated with the institution," objected Mr. Gold.
Shortchanged? ‘You Shall Count 50 Days’ (Menachos 65b)
"We never promised you a position," replied Mr. Hauser. "Also, you gained knowledge from the course."
Monies In A Pushkah What Constitutes Giving? (Menachos 59b)
When the Millers returned home, they tried to locate their initial communication with the landlord. Finally, Mrs. Miller found a paper with various rental options and price quotes.
In recent years, some have called for reinstituting the ancient practice of likut atzamos. In the time of the Mishnah, a two-stage burial process was practiced in Eretz Yisrael.
The Greater Reward “The Ketores …Since It Is Infrequent It Is Most Dear” (Menachos 50a)
Tzitzis On A Blanket? ‘…to Exclude a Nighttime Garment’ (Menachos 43a)
When the branch was almost completely cut, it broke off, twisting as it fell. It hit another branch, bounced off, and crashed to the ground 15 feet away. One end landed on a lawn chair and cracked it.
Is A Shortened Lulav Kosher? 'Remnants of Tzitzis Are Kosher' (Menachos 38b)
When all is said and done, refraining from wearing any kind of shoe on Yom Kippur is, strictly speaking, a stringency.
In recent years, there has been a flurry of halachic discussion on whether pregnant and nursing women should be permitted – or even encouraged...
A Sefer Torah That Fell 'As Though Bitten by a Snake' (Menachos 32b)
Apples And Oranges ‘Two Menachos Were Mixed But The Handfuls Were Not Taken’ (Menachos 23a)
If a borrower dispossesses his assets to evade his creditors, his cunning plans are void, and they can collect the assets.
Mrs. Miller returned home and related to her husband what happened. "I'm in a dilemma," she said. "What should I do with the large size dress? Must I give it to Mrs. Schwartz or can I keep it for our daughter?"
Some Rishonim write that one may speak lashon hara to prevent potential damage or injury.
Double Trouble? 'Two Handfuls' (Menachos 11b)
"The lease was up two months ago, and we didn't renew it," argued Mr. Landman. "You don't need any notice! Say thank you that I let you stay until now!"
What is true for getting out of our geographical bubble is equally if not more true for breaking through our religious bubble. We live under artificial labels and tend to limit our religious exposure to those who think, practice and observe just like us. When we pigeonhole ourselves we deprive ourselves from taking the best of what different Torah groups and cultures have to offer.