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Subcontractor

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.

A Lulav For Levi

"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?"

Daf Yomi

Curling Pei’os ‘Hair Of A Nazir’ (Nazir 42a)

The Broken Stem

The lulav also symbolizes the scepter of victory with which we emerge after vanquishing the Yom Kippur prosecutor.

Donation Details

"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!"

Daf Yomi

Normal Consumption ‘Leave Aside Babylonian Kutach’ (Nazir 36b)

Daf Yomi

Like Father, Like Son ‘A Man Is Obligated To Train His Son’ (Nazir 29a)

Treifah Kapparos

Leibel met his long-time friend Chaim three days before Yom Kippur. After wishing each other a G'mar chasimah tovah, Leibel asked Chaim, "How do...

As Shemita Ebbs Away….

In a number of places, our rabbis tell us that Shemita is the Key to Redemption.

Daf Yomi

A Distressful Situation ‘No Lashes Are Administered’ (Nazir 23a)

Some Good Judicial Advice

The dayanim reached the conclusion that Mr. Rubin was legally liable for the full sum. Rabbi Dayan issued the ruling to the parties.

Two Days Rosh Hashanah, Eruvin, And Eggs

On the night immediately following the 29th day of Elul and on 30th day of Elul itself, people hedged their bets.

Dented Door

"This case entails two basic factors," replied Rabbi Dayan. "First, a questionable damage; second, a partial admission.

Daf Yomi

Facing The Consequences ‘Uncleanness Is Retroactive!’ (Nazir 16a)

Selichot

Today, few people fast during the Days of Selichot, but the custom is to rise early to recite Selichot.

Prompt Wages

"There is a mitzvah to pay the worker on that day," answered Mr. Lerner.

Daf Yomi

Que Sera, Sera? ‘He Daubed Him With Mud’ (Nedarim 89b-90a)

Flying Table

Mr. Steinberg ran downstairs to the ground floor. He saw that the table had fallen onto one of the cars sitting in the parking lot below.

Prime Time Prayer

When Moses ascended the mountain that first, fateful day of Elul, the shofar was sounded daily in the Camp of Israel, heralding his expected return.

Daf Yomi

Truth Or Consequences ‘Consecrating The Non-Existent’ (Nedarim 85b)

Pruzbul

"I don't understand, though," objected Mr. Weiss. "If the Torah states that the loan should be remitted, how can Hillel institute that the creditor can collect, against Torah law?"

Daf Yomi

The Most Favorable Of …Times ‘Annulling Vows For The Sake Of Shabbos’ (Nedarim 77a)

Three-Month Loan

"So there's no way to lend past the shemittah year?" asked Eli.

Daf Yomi

The Day He Heard ‘One May Seek Revocation Of A Confimation’ (Nedarim 69a)

Replacement Check

The director picked up the phone to Rabbi Dayan. "One of our counselors lost his check," he said. "Do we have to issue a new one or is it his loss?"

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