Support Migdal Ohr by purchasing letters in the Torah Scroll that will be written in honor of Rabbi Grossman’s 70th Birthday.
Posted on: October 7th, 2016
Preparing for Yom Kippur, Erev Yom Kippur, Halachot of the Fast, Those who are exempt from fasting, Yom Kippur, End of the Fast
Posted on: October 6th, 2016
Mr. Krumbein firmly accepted upon himself to return to those he knew he had cheated and also to donate to the local shul and community center.
‘Are Identifying Marks Biblical Or Rabbinic?’
(Bava Metzia 18b)
Posted on: September 29th, 2016
The Bergs spent Rosh Hashanah in the apartment and then went on to their relatives.
The ‘False’ Rumor
‘If One Found Notes of Acquisition’
(Bava Metzia 14a)
Looking from mother to father I would wonder: Is Rosh Hashanah a happy day or a sad day?
Posted on: September 22nd, 2016
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.
His Silence Is Deafening
‘One Seized It In Our Presence’
(Bava Metzia 6a)
Tosfos writes [Gittin 47a; Pesachim 57a] that hefker (disowning) rooted in error is not hefker, just as a gift or transaction rooted in error is not valid [C.M. 246:1-3].
Posted on: September 15th, 2016
The Burdensome Beast
‘He Put His Donkey On The Ferryboat’
(Bava Kamma 117b)
When he reached the bank, he put his hand in his pocket and realized the money was gone.
Posted on: September 8th, 2016
The Messenger Or The Message?
‘How Do We View This Agent?’
(Bava Kamma 104a)
Asher had Yankel summoned to Rabbi Dayan's beis din. He presented his claim; Yankel denied it.
Posted on: September 1st, 2016
Even in the Diaspora Jews need some Jewish judicial system for dealing with one another.
Possession Is 100 Percent Of The Law
‘Stolen Chametz Became Forbidden Due To The Intervening Passover’
(Bava Kamma 96b)
The case was complicated. There were disagreements over factual issues with conflicting evidence; the halacha was also subject to a wide-ranging dispute between the authorities.
Posted on: August 25th, 2016
The Lost Or Relinquished Kesubah
‘A Couple May Not Live Even One Moment Without A Kesubah’
(Bava Kamma 89a)
Hillel felt the counselors and camp administration did not have sufficient authority to deal with Bernie. Reluctantly, he agreed to sell the bat to Bernie for $200.
Posted on: August 19th, 2016
Where there is no clear practice, the families can withhold the fee until the wedding.
Posted on: August 18th, 2016
A Dog’s Life
‘Raising Dogs Is Like Raising Pigs’
(Bava Kamma 83a)
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