The Impropriety Of Flattery ‘They Flattered King Agrippas’ (Sotah 41b)
"This doesn't seem right," Chaim's mother said. "I'm going to have to check with the bakery." She put that doughnut aside and took a different flavor.
The Burning Of Kever Yosef ‘Alongside Shechem’ (Sotah 32a)
When a person who has given in to his or her animal instincts wishes to bring a sacrifice to atone for such conduct, the sacrifice should be as basic and unadorned as the instincts to which he or she gave in.
"Does Mr. Goodman have to pay me the $1,000 he agreed to for learning with my son?" Danny asked.
Incurring Lashes? ‘On That Day Rabbi Akiva Expounded’ (Sotah 27b)
Today, in the absence of the Temple, our prayers are a substitute for the korbanot.
A Special Syllabus ‘As One Who Is Exempt, But Nevertheless Does’ (Sotah 21a)
"I'm not interested in doing anything with the apartment," said Reuven. "If you're my partner in the apartment, you're welcome to use it with me."
"Maybe," acknowledged Benny. "But I didn't do anything wrong. I rode the bike in the normal manner, and this accident occurred."
The Stepfather in a Kesuba ‘He Was the Stepson of Kenaz’ (Sotah 11b)
When David returned, he apologized to Moshe and offered to pay for replacement of the fender.
A Hot Air Blower ‘Whoever Eats Bread Without Wiping His Hands…’ (Sotah 4b)
"I stated from the beginning, 'For a friend like you – we're willing to rent.' If he's no longer a friend, the agreement is no longer binding!"
Reburial In Eretz Yisrael ‘If One Finds Three [Corpses]…This Is A Graveyard’? (Nazir 64b-65a)
A Matter Of Health ‘He Who Rounds The Corners…’ (Nazir 57b)
"What do you expect?" asked Mr. Strauss. "That I should work for free?"
As a child, I always wanted to know what my father’s chin looked like. But I never got to see it. From the time...
Delaying A Funeral To Honor A Deceased A Nazir may Defile Himself For A Mes Mitzvah (Nazir 47a)
Aryeh complained to Josh for handing the work over to Manny. Josh insisted, though, that he trusted Manny and that the job was done according to standard and approved by him.
"But my rebbe taught me that on the first day of Sukkos you have to own the lulav and esrog," said Levi. "If I borrow yours, how can I fulfill the mitzvah?"
Curling Pei’os ‘Hair Of A Nazir’ (Nazir 42a)
The lulav also symbolizes the scepter of victory with which we emerge after vanquishing the Yom Kippur prosecutor.
"If there were only two possibilities, I understand following the higher amount," said Mr. Meyer. "However, here the pledge could have been any amount from $100 to $360!"
Normal Consumption ‘Leave Aside Babylonian Kutach’ (Nazir 36b)