Mitzvah Or Kinyan? ‘Both Shall Have Intention At The Same Time’ (Yevamos 102b)
From G-d's pledging the land of Israel to the Patriarchs it's been the focus of Jewish consciousness
A Kohen Of Choice ‘A Deaf-Mute, A Mentally Challenged Person, A Minor…’ (Yevamos 99b)
A few days, Mrs. Feldman called back. "I would prefer a nice cake rather than the chocolate."
Pop culture teaches "thought creates reality;" Chassidut: “Divinity's a given,reality's a novelty”
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A more difficult situation arises when there is no evidence placing the missing husband at the site of the death.
A Posted Picture Saves The Day ‘In Order To Avoid Igun…’ (Yevamos 88a)
He sent out a memo to the tenants: "In light of the recent burglaries, we've decided to implement additional security measures, including hiring a doorman for the weekends."
There is no difficulty today recognizing the “doubled and redoubled” darkness of the world.
The court cannot solely rely on death certificates issued by non-Jewish institutions without conducting its own investigation into the facts of the case.
"I'm still not sure we have a right to damage his property," said Mrs. Schloss. "Can you ask someone?"
Reward And Punishment ‘Masser Rishon For The levi’im’ (Yevamos 86a)
It's fascinating how sources attain the status "traditional," or its equivalent level of kashrus.
A revolution is taking place between good and evil; light and darkness. Make the light activism!
Israel projects global material illumination not always the light of "morality" meant by the Navi
Fetal Immersion? ‘The Fetus Is A Limb Of Its Mother’ (Yevamos 78a)
When the inability cannot be clearly attributed to either spouse, the halacha is the subject of debate among the Rishonim.
He stepped outside, and, to his dismay, the menorah was missing. It had been stolen.
"I do not owe anything," Mr. Feder replied. "However, if I must come – I will."
No Fault Lines ‘…His Father And Mother Were In Prison…’ (Yevamos 71b)
The child of a Jewish mother from a union with a non-Jewish father is not a mamzer.
Mr. Weiss refused to listen and sued Mr. Cohen in civil court.
The Daughters Are Mine, The Sons Are Mine ‘Grandchildren Are like Children’ (Yevamos 62b)
Once this took place, no Beit Din could annul its practice but for an entirely different reason. A minhag accepted by klal Yisrael becomes an obligation that must be practiced.