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Daf Yomi

Oh My, It’s Copper! ‘…And One Who Is A Coppersmith’ (Kethubboth 77a)

Sefirat HaOmer

The omer sacrifice of loose barley flour was more fitting for animal consumption than human consumption and symbolizes the depths to which the Jewish slaves had sunk.

Sum Total

"The problem is that the sum total is listed is $17,000. However, when you add the sums mentioned, it is clear that the total of $17,000 is an error. Thus, Mr. Broyer owes me $18,000, not $17,000."

Eruv Tavshilin

In most communities the rabbi will perform the eruv ceremony on Erev Yom Tov for all community members.

Daf Yomi

The Heiress? ‘Determining The Daughter’s Status’ (Kesubos 68b-69a)

Davening At Work

"The guiding principle regarding work terms is: hakol keminhag hamidina – everything in accordance with the common practice," replied Rabbi Dayan.

Daf Yomi

A Woman Of Valor ‘Would That He Listen To Me…’ (Kesubos 63a)

Roast Cost

"No, I can't take more than $65," protested Mrs. Fleisher. "You may not owe me more than that."

Chametz Credit Card

Are you kidding? You know the non‑Jew is not going to consume your chametz. He is not really paying you for it; neither is he taking possession of it.

Matzah Loss

"If I notify people, nobody will buy the matzos!" exclaimed Mr. Mandel. "Once the halachic advisory panel ruled leniently, why can't I sell the matzos regularly?"

Daf Yomi

Her Children, Her Whim ‘Kesubas Bnin Dichrin’ (Kesubos 52b)

Reading The Labels For Pesach

First, the punishment for eating chametz on Pesach is karet, premature death at the Hand of God.

Daf Yomi

The Wedding Day Fast ‘He Accepts A Ring On Her Behalf’ (Kesubos 47a)

Kashering Our Kitchens

This process, which is the most powerful form of kashering, is known as libun.

Half Coins

"Do we have to donate again?" some people asked. "Is it fair that we should have to pay twice?"

Daf Yomi

A Confession ‘Payment For Humiliation And Depreciation’ (Ketubbot 41a)

Yes, But…

Hapeh is based on the fact that the person who qualifies the statement is the sole source of the unqualified statement and the court has therefore no choice but to believe her.

Damaged Defect

Menachem jumped into the car and went to the bagel store. He forgot about the sefer he had left outside.

At The Doorstep

"This sounds like a question for Rabbi Dayan," said Mr. Cohen. He took out his cell phone and called Rabbi Dayan.

Daf Yomi

An Auto Accident ‘All Agree That They Are Exempt’ (Kesubbos 35a)

Reparations: Insult Or Remedy?

Moreover, even if the perpetrator of the capital offense is never actually executed, such as when the fatal act was unintentional, Kam Lei applies and the judge cannot award damages.

Daf Yomi

Forever After? ‘Obligated for Challahh and Not Terumah’ (Kesubos 25a)

Benevolent Justice

"We really appreciate your efforts in straightening the shul," said Mr. Reiss. "How is it going?"

Weekly World Wide Havdalah to be Introduced Online

Havdalah.com will be streaming an inspiring/live/MUSICAL/global Havdalah(NOT to fulfill obligation)

Double Credit

"Halacha differentiates between giving a gift, forgoing a debt [mechila], and granting permission to take something," answered Rabbi Dayan.

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