"But when you buy two items, each one costs less," reasoned Mrs. Simcha. "How can you say that Mr. Sasson's was full cost and ours half-price?!"
According to the Shach, the prohibition against erka’ot akum does not apply when Jewish litigants agree to litigate in front of a named non-Jewish judge.
The quality of our prayers may have to take precedence over quantity, some may no longer work for us
Filling In The Blanks ‘Esrog Similar To A Tree In Three Ways…’ (Kiddushin 2b-3a)
"Similarly, aside from the amount that is certain, you don't know whether anything more was put in the container." (C.M. 75:9)
A Gavra Rabba, an extraordinarily great person, is one who reduces the pain of fellow human beings!
Excluding The Excluded ‘You Are Permitted To Any Man But My Father…’ (Gittin 85a)
"The value of silver, in comparison to other items, has dropped precipitously in the past few centuries," replied Rabbi Dayan.
Mr. Braun notified the landlord. "We'll cover the air-conditioning repair," the landlord said. "That's included in house repairs."
Deliberate Humiliation ‘Take Care of My Father’ (Gittin 75b)
Viewing Competency “A Deaf Person Able to Speak” (Gittin 71a)
"Do you have witnesses who can support this allegation?" asked Rabbi Dayan.
The father does not need to worry about his daughters when they marry because the family bank of the husband’s family unit will support them.
If the general rule is hamotzi machavero alav harayah, why do we not apply it to the $50,000 the defendant denies?
Completing An Assignment ‘A Get May Be Written And Given Even 100 Times’ (Gittin 63b)
"Mr. Stein is believed that he repaid," answered Rabbi Dayan, "since the loan document is invalid."
Judaism's about bold ideas & actions. Its goal isn't finding the truth but honestly searching for it
One is also obligated to destroy a mixture of meat & milk even if there's no intention to consume it
In The Aftermath Of The Betar Massacre ‘Forty Se’ah Of Tefillin Casings Were Found…’ (Gittin 57b-58a)
The philosophical explanation may be that the Torah itself sometimes tells us which mitzvah is more important in God’s eyes.
"What are you talking about?" asked Moshe. "I wasn't aware that the kesubah entailed payment of such sums."
Chess reminds one of Talmudic halachic debate with its "deliberate" tendency to make life harder
Splitting Grains? ‘Mixed Untithed Produce’ (Gittin 47b)
“But what do you want from me?” argues Shlomo One. “I acted responsibly. I gave the Porsche to a shomer sachar who has an even greater duty of care toward you than I do.”
"I understand you point of view," said the brother, "but if seems wrong to me. I'd like to consult Rabbi Dayan on this."