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Total Loss!

Yehuda hit the brakes – but they didn't respond. He veered into the shoulder and crashed into the barrier.

Summer Weekend

Mr. Blank worked through the summer, so his family stayed in the city. "It would be nice to get away to the country for a weekend," his wife suggested.

Shidduchim

Defenders of “The Shidduch System” cite that Yitzchak loved Rivka after they got married, not before

Daf Yomi

Deliberate Humiliation ‘Take Care of My Father’ (Gittin 75b)

Security Doorman

He sent out a memo to the tenants: "In light of the recent burglaries, we've decided to implement additional security measures, including hiring a doorman for the weekends."

Vigilantism And The Halacha

What is the nature of chetzi nezek? Is it compensation or is it a fine?

Sum Total

"I accept the ruling," said Mr. Broyer, "but would like to understand the reasoning."

Damaged Value

The beis medrash of Yeshiva Toras Mishpat was packed. The sound of Torah resonated through the beis medrash as the students and avreichim argued over the pages of Gemara and Shulchan Aruch.

Benefiting From A Non-Jew’s Work On Shabbat

If you yourself may not perform a melachah, you may not ask a non-Jew to perform it for you. This is true both for biblically prohibited acts, melachot de’oreita, and rabinically prohibited acts, melachot de’rabbanan. This applies even if the non-Jew was instructed before Shabbat to perform the melachah on Shabbat.

The Limits Of Chinuch (Part II)

Question: Are there limitations to the mitzvah of chinuch?

Save Me A Seat

Shlomo arrived at the bus station half an hour early, whereas Kalman got delayed on the way. As departure time approached, Kalman called Shlomo. "I'll be there in ten minutes," he said. "Get on the bus meanwhile and save me a seat next to you towards the back."

That Extra Box Cover

Question: When a person buys tefillin, the shel yad often comes with a cover within the cover, which many people leave on during davening. Is this proper?

“You Don’t Owe!”

The following day, Mr. Metzger called Mr. Rubin. "I appreciate your honesty," he said. "However, I reviewed the records, and I'm certain there's no outstanding balance."

What A View!

"You cannot restrain Ari from building a fence on his property," answered Rabbi Dayan.

Chol HaMoed: An Oxymoron

On Chol HaMoed some work is prohibited and some is permitted. According to some opinions, the work prohibition is biblical; according to others, it’s rabbinical.

Daf Yomi

You Are That Man! ‘A Poor Man Looking For A Griddlecake…’ (Kiddushin 59a)

Weekly World Wide Havdalah to be Introduced Online

Havdalah.com will be streaming an inspiring/live/MUSICAL/global Havdalah(NOT to fulfill obligation)

Milk and Meat: The Dangerous Mixture

One is also obligated to destroy a mixture of meat & milk even if there's no intention to consume it

Controversial Ruling

However, if the renter has a definitive claim (ba'ree), as in our case, he is in possession since he holds the money.

Daf Yomi

Sorrow And Joy ‘Proclaim Your Troubles So That Your Friends Pray For You’ (Niddah 66a)

Daf Yomi

A Role Reversal ‘Return, O Wayward Sons…’ (Chagigah 15a)

When A Borrower Must Repay A Loan Twice (Siman 76:1)

The halacha is that first C must repay the two hundred dinarim that are not in dispute.

Daf Yomi

A Transfusion, An Element Of Life ‘Blood From A Sanctified Animal Is Forbidden’ (Me’ilah 12)

Delayed Payment

"What's the difference?" argued Mr. Fine. "You caused me a loss in both ways!"

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