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Daf Yomi

An Outcast ‘He Shall Dwell Outside His Tent’ (Moed Katan 7b)

Is One Required To Live In Israel? (Megillah 17b)

Based on the opinion of the Ramban, the Territorial School believes that leaving any territory of the Land of Israel in the possession of non-Jews is a violation of a biblical mandate.

Ransom Loan

12 Av 5774 – August 7, 2014
"Do I have to repay the loan?" he asked. "Does Yosef have to reimburse me? What if doesn't have that sum, does he owe me in the future?"

Daf Yomi

Pondering A Kapandria “It Should Not Be Used As A Shortcut” (Megillah 29a)

Daf Yomi

The Gender Factor ‘Where There Is Loss Of Work… Three Are Called To The Torah’ (Megillah 22b)

Megillah On The Internet (Megillah 4a and 4b)

To properly fulfill the mitzvah of listening to the megillah, each word must be heard.

Missing Fifty

When Yoram got home that evening, he went over to Effy: "My day camp is looking for extra supervision for an overnight trip," he said. "Would you like to come? They're paying $250 for the trip."

Reduced Rental

27 Tammuz 5774 – July 24, 2014
"I'll make you a deal," he said. "If you pay monthly – it's $4,500; if you pay six months up front – I'll give it to you for $4,200."

Daf Yomi

Hallel On Purim? “Its Reading Is Its Praise” (Megillah 14a)

Pidyon Haben During The Three Weeks

If the only person available to perform the milah on the eighth day is a person who is not an observant Jew, the milah should be postponed until a devout mohel is available.

Missing Hei

20 Tammuz 5774 – July 17, 2014
"Sound fine," said Mrs. Schwartz. "In the middle, paint their names, Shoshana and Yehonasan. He spells his name Yehonasan with a hei and is very particular about it!"

Old Stroller

13 Tammuz 5774 – July 10, 2014
"It is sometimes possible through hataras nedarim, nullification of vows," replied Rabbi Dayan, "but it's not simple for charity pledges.

The Perfect Representative

The kohen gadol may not enter the Temple unless his hair is cut every seven days.

Daf Yomi

Ancient Cities, Ancient Walls (Megillah 3b-4a)

Unstated Intentions

6 Tammuz 5774 – July 3, 2014
Mr. Haber called Rabbi Dayan. "We sold various household items, including my bicycle, the refrigerator and some professional tools with the expectation of being relocated," he said. "It turns out we're staying. Can I annul those sales?"

Daf Yomi

Birchas Kohanim On A Fast Day ‘Because of Intoxication…’ (Taanis 26b)

The Three Weeks And The Nine Days

A commonly employed and permissible device regarding the prohibition of wearing fresh clothes during the Nine Days is to don them for a moment or two before the Nine Days.

Who Says What?

Question: At Birkat Kohanim, who says the phrase, “Am k’doshecha ka’amur”?

Daf Yomi

A Siyum Validates It ‘Thereupon The Decrees Were Annulled’ (Ta’anis 18a)

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