After a couple of hours in the kitchen, the meat was on the fire, the chicken in the oven, and some kugels already out on the table.
Question: At Birkat Kohanim, who says the phrase, “Am k’doshecha ka’amur”?
Ever Vigilant ‘When Unworthy, One’s Number Of Years Is Reduced’ (Yevamos 50a)
"The value of silver, in comparison to other items, has dropped precipitously in the past few centuries," replied Rabbi Dayan.
Eliyahu was enjoying a relaxing summer after an intensive year of learning. He spent time with his family, learned a few hours each day in the community beis medrash, and worked sporadically when the opportunity arose.
No Cell Phones Please! ‘A Kerchief That One Designated For Storing Tefillin’ (Berachos 23)
His Silence Is Deafening ‘One Seized It In Our Presence’ (Bava Metzia 6a)
"That's what you're wondering?" laughed Mr. Rubin. "That ring is not mine at all. A relative gave me money to buy it for him."
"Yossi is getting married in three weeks," Moshe said to Yehudah. "He mentioned that if a few friends wanted to chip in, he would be happy to get a washing machine as a gift. Are you interested?"
Question: Why is the ketubah read aloud at a wedding?
For Whom The Bell Tolls ‘Royal Children May Go Out With Bells’ (Shabbos 66b)
A Kohen Of Choice ‘A Deaf-Mute, A Mentally Challenged Person, A Minor…’ (Yevamos 99b)
Question: Is it proper for Orthodox synagogues to have their parking lots open on Shabbat?
‘He Uttered Hashem’s Name In Vain’ (Temurah 3b)
"So there's no way to lend past the shemittah year?" asked Eli.
On Shabbat during the nine days, one may don freshly laundered clothes, eat meat and drink wine, including Havdalah wine.
Is a shomer aveidah considered a shomer chinam or a shomer sachar?
Hashem appeared to Noach and told him the world had turned to wicked ways and was to be destroyed by a deluge. Hashem commanded Noach to build a teivah, an ark, so that he and his family would be saved.
Ari took $200 out of his wallet. He said to two friends at the adjacent table: For the record, see that I'm lending Shalom $200.
Tethered To The Mother ‘If She Is Fit, Her Daughter Is Also Fit’ (Kesubbos 13b)
"There is a mitzvah to pay the worker on that day," answered Mr. Lerner.
Question: Why is Shavuot celebrated as a two-day Yom Tov?
A Public Servant ‘You, Our Master, Are On Loan To Us…’ (Bava Metzia 97a)
From this decree on, the two days of Rosh Hashanah – unlike the two days of Pesach, Shavuot, and Sukkot – were no longer celebrated out of doubt but out of certainty.
What About Ma’ariv? ‘The Bridegroom Is Exempt From Kerias Shema’ (Berachos 16a)