Viewing Competency “A Deaf Person Able to Speak” (Gittin 71a)
"Do you have witnesses who can support this allegation?" asked Rabbi Dayan.
The father does not need to worry about his daughters when they marry because the family bank of the husband’s family unit will support them.
If the general rule is hamotzi machavero alav harayah, why do we not apply it to the $50,000 the defendant denies?
Completing An Assignment ‘A Get May Be Written And Given Even 100 Times’ (Gittin 63b)
"Mr. Stein is believed that he repaid," answered Rabbi Dayan, "since the loan document is invalid."
Judaism's about bold ideas & actions. Its goal isn't finding the truth but honestly searching for it
One is also obligated to destroy a mixture of meat & milk even if there's no intention to consume it
In The Aftermath Of The Betar Massacre ‘Forty Se’ah Of Tefillin Casings Were Found…’ (Gittin 57b-58a)
The philosophical explanation may be that the Torah itself sometimes tells us which mitzvah is more important in God’s eyes.
"What are you talking about?" asked Moshe. "I wasn't aware that the kesubah entailed payment of such sums."
Chess reminds one of Talmudic halachic debate with its "deliberate" tendency to make life harder
Splitting Grains? ‘Mixed Untithed Produce’ (Gittin 47b)
“But what do you want from me?” argues Shlomo One. “I acted responsibly. I gave the Porsche to a shomer sachar who has an even greater duty of care toward you than I do.”
"I understand you point of view," said the brother, "but if seems wrong to me. I'd like to consult Rabbi Dayan on this."
Futures ‘A Matter As Of Yet Non-Existent’ (Gittin 42b)
"Is there any ethical issue in accepting the enhanced offer of the second employer?" asked Nate.
A Signature Dispute ‘Signing…For Tikun Olam’ (Gittin 34b)
"What's the difference?" argued Mr. Fine. "You caused me a loss in both ways!"
One Shabbat afternoon, Mr. Cohen, who was perfectly healthy and sipping tea at the time, turned to his son Jack and said, “You know...