"So there's no way to lend past the shemittah year?" asked Eli.
The Day He Heard ‘One May Seek Revocation Of A Confimation’ (Nedarim 69a)
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?"
‘Older’ By A Month ‘…Until The Beginning Of Adar’ (Nedarim 63a)
Because the words of Torah gladden the heart, studying Torah is forbidden when Tisha B’Av is on a weekday, except for passages in Scripture that deal with the destruction of the Temple and other calamities.
The two decided to approach Rabbi Dayan. "What is the halachic status of conquered territory?" asked Shalom.
On Shabbat during the nine days, one may don freshly laundered clothes, eat meat and drink wine, including Havdalah wine.
"Does that mean a person can simply renege after payment was made?" asked Benjy incredulously.
The Plucked Apple ‘…Which Cannot Become Permitted’ (Nedarim 58a)
"But I'm already dwelling in the apartment," said Mr. Gold. "Shouldn't that count? I'm no worse than a neighbor!"
Going Public ‘From A Wealthy Roman Lady’ (Nedarim 50a)
The combination of the severity of the punishment and the ease with which the prohibition may be forgotten require that the smallest amount of chametz – chametz bemashehu – be prohibited.
This Land Is ‘My’ Land ‘[If The Vow Was Imposed] In The Seventh Year…’ (Nedarim 42b)
If the sick person is thrust into a situation where he is compelled to face his sickness head on, we who are not yet sick can encourage him by facing it with him.
"Is there a difference between rescuing and other services?" asked Ploni.
Less clear, however, is whether the concept applies to the area of civil law such as the law of transfer of property.
My Plate, My Food ‘My Loaf Is Forbidden To You’ (Nedarim 34b)
"What difference does that make?" replied Shraga. "What counts is the agreement that we made. I said two hundred fifty and you accepted."
Not As An Asmachta? “An Asmachta [In Beis Din] Does Acquire” (Nedarim 27b)
"Is the invoice signed by the students?" asked the principal. "They said they didn't get the pizza."
Conversely, no part of the Land within the boundaries delineated in Numbers 34 may be relinquished for any purpose whatsoever.
Ulla’s Murderous Companion ‘Yes! Cut Him Even Deeper’ (Nedarim 22a)
Although it is true that the Final Redemption will be accelerated when all Jews repent and accept the rule of Torah, there is also another scenario for the Final Redemption.
"The answer depends on the terms of the purchase agreement and local customs," replied Rabbi Dayan.
An Enduring Text ‘If One Vows By The Torah...’ (Nedarim 14b)