He Might Extinguish It ‘The Best Way of Performing the Mitzvah’ (Pesachim 103b)
The family suddenly realized that giving on his behalf while he was sedated may not have counted, so they called Rabbi Dayan and asked him.
Should a lawyer defend someone in court whom he thinks is guilty? What if the man is truly despicable (e.g., a child killer)?
Hashem's House Is No Different (Pesachim 94a)
The Gemara then says that certain people – including teachers, shochtim, doctors, and mohalim, whose malpractice cannot be undone – do not need to be warned before being fired since they’re considered to have already been warned.
Is there anything wrong with taking an animal from the wild and confining it to restricted living quarters. In other words, are zoos “kosher”?
Hashem’s House Is No Different “Everything Except ‘Leave’” (Pesachim 86b)
In some cases, a neighbor can object so that the protrusion doesn’t establish a chazakah (permanent rights) should he ever want to build there.
Should a frum Jew believe the sun goes around Earth if the Rambam says it does?
Location! Location! ‘On and Off His Forehead’ (Pesachim 77a)
As Shimon put the $20 bills in their compartment, he noticed that one had a star in the serial number. He recognized it as a 2017 $20 bill Federal Reserve Star Note worth over $30 as a collector's item!
Is it important to keep kids (who are old enough to come to shul) at their seats for Kerias HaTorah (as opposed to letting them play outside)?
The sale is valid since the food is essentially of the same type, and most people are not particular how an animal is raised.
Against The Tide? ‘How Do We Roast the Paschal Sacrifice?’ (Pesachim 74a)
Is it ever appropriate to get drunk?
Blood On His Hands! ‘It’s Praiseworthy for the Sons of Aaron That They Walk in Blood…’ (Pesachim 65b)
Ohr Chadash could very much use the additional funds, replied Mr. Klein. But I’m not sure it would be ethical to change the will at the expense of Toras Yisrael. I think it best for you to consult a halachic authority.
Should a Jew avoid living in Germany? What about doing business there?
Mazal Tov! ‘They Recited Shema Yisrael’ (Pesachim 56a)
Should a parent encourage a child who wants to join the U.S. Army?
Are We There Yet? “I Don’t Work on Yom Tov [Sheni]” (Pesachim 52a)
It's good you trust me, said Yosef. Otherwise you could claim the envelopes had less money in them and refuse to pay the full amount.
In retrospect, which group of Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto were correct – those who favored fighting the Nazis or those who opposed doing so?
Spoiled And Rotten? ‘A Loaf Went Moldy’ (Pesachim 45b)
Mr. Aboudi contacted some of his Egyptian counterparts to procure a mummy. That evening, he shared with his chavrusa, Mr. Landau, that he was currently trying to acquire a mummy.
When we are stressed and under pressure, we often parent out of emotion. We just want to get through the moment and forget the long term goal of raising children with soul.
Should parents name their child after an ancestor if that ancestor's name sounds strange to modern ears (an extreme example would be “Yenta”) and the child may later feel awkward sharing his or her name with others?
A Matter Of Ownership ‘Here Too [It Means] Of Your Own’ (Pesachim 37b-38a)
Is it appropriate to invite yeshiva bachurim to one’s Shabbos table if one has a teenage girl at home?
Chametz On Shabbos Erev Pesach (Pesachim 32a)