Priorities ‘According To Their Wisdom And Their Age’ (Bava Basra 120a)
"No, I can't take more than $65," protested Mrs. Fleisher. "You may not owe me more than that."
Lost In Translation ‘A Shesua Is A Creature…’ (Niddah 24a)
Even Moshe Rabbeinu, who spoke with God one on One, was not allowed to see Him during his lifetime. “You cannot see my face, for no man shall see me and live.” Ultimately, we shall all see God one on One and face not just Him but also ourselves and the lives we led.
Mr. Muller spoke with some of the senior employees, who traveled often. He heard from them different approaches regarding travel expenses.
Last Will and Testament ‘A Deathbed Request Is Considered Sealed And Delivered’ (Gitin 14b)
"Tony said that the code in most places in the U.S. is at least 36 inches for a residential guardrail," replied Mr. Braun. "Some make it higher, 42, or even 52 inches for high porches. What is the required height according to halacha?"
Law Of Averages ‘Catacombs Are Four Cubits Long’ (Bava Basra 100b)
At about 4 a.m. on cold and damp autumn mornings in London, Dad would try to wake us in time for Selichot, the pre-Jewish New Year dawn prayers. As we heard Dad’s footsteps mounting the stairs, my brother and I would hide under our covers and mutter our displeasure at being disturbed.
Two Talleisim ‘The Residue Of The Blood He Spills…’ (Zevachim 51a)
Is it appropriate for young men and women from more sheltered backgrounds to attend singles events if they haven’t met their bashert after three or four years of dating?
In this case, if the defendant had wanted to lie, he could have – instead of admitting he snatched it and explaining that it was stolen from him – simply denied that he snatched it altogether.
The director picked up the phone to Rabbi Dayan. "One of our counselors lost his check," he said. "Do we have to issue a new one or is it his loss?"
A Matter Of Merit 'They Added Four Amos' (Zevachim 61b)
I can't accept that, said Mr. Mann. If you are not willing to honor the contract, we need to take up the issue in beis din.
"The videographer called and said he was in an accident," replied the Mr. Schott. "Thank G‑d nothing serious, but it delayed him two hours. He'll be here in 10 minutes."
Question: Is there any halachic rationale for men to shake hands with women?
Each of the witnesses, in turn, testified that they saw Mr. Lander lend Mr. Braun $2,000 on Chanukah. Mr. Braun's advocate cross-examined them, but their testimony stood intact.
Ulla’s Murderous Companion ‘Yes! Cut Him Even Deeper’ (Nedarim 22a)
Rabbi David Bar-Hayim argues it is time for Ashkenazim to abandon the prohibition against Kitnyot. What do you think?
What About The Blood ‘They Were Not Really Babylonians…’ (Menachos 100a)
It should be emphasized that if an Ashkenazi is in a shul on Seder night that recites Hallel, it is imperative that he or she not show any disrespect to the local custom.
Whose Fridge? ‘If the Owner Retains a Holding There’ (Eruvin 85b)
The reason one witness supporting the defendant excuses him from taking the Modeh Bemiktzat oath of partial admission is based on the same logic that obliges him to take the oath when one witness testifies against him.
When they finished talking, David said: I acknowledge that I was wrong, but Rabbi Bloch still had no right to break my phone. He owes me for the repair.
Lulav, Sukkah, Shofar ‘Beautification is Not an Obstruction’ (Sukkah 37a)
"What's the difference?" said the treasurer. "Let each person think he is a sponsor. No one knows who donated first!"
What if, at the moment of the late brother’s death, the surviving brother cannot effect yibum because the widow is a niddah?
One is also obligated to destroy a mixture of meat & milk even if there's no intention to consume it
While in Israel, Dov purchased two large portraits. With the frames, the total price came to 1,200 NIS.