His Father Gave The Ring ‘What About A Worker Toasting The Produce And Eating?’ (Bava Metzia 89a)
Mr. Scher had a portfolio manager for his investments, but preferred to track certain stocks himself. One was TorahTech, a start-up that specialized in harnessing new technology to disseminate Torah.
The Egyptians lived through the most powerful manifestation of Hashem’s might. For months, they were afflicted while Hashem “played with” Mitzrayim. Two points were made clear: Hashem is the Master of Creation, and Moshe was the messenger of Hashem. Everything Moshe said would happen, happened – with precision and exactness.
Soul Food ‘It Comes To Include A Fragrance’ (Niddah 52a)
The Torah believes the testimony of one witness that the defendant does not deny under oath – as if it were the testimony of two witnesses.
Mr. Landau decided to consult with Rabbi Dayan. "Is the sale invalid because I meant all-leather?" he asked.
One of the beautiful customs of Rosh Hashanah is to eat an apple dipped in honey and other sweet foods as a way of asking Hashem to make things sweet for us in the coming year. People also wish each other a healthy and sweet New Year. However the best way to make the year sweet for ourselves and for others is to become “sweet” people, remembering to smile and treat each other in a sweet and friendly way.
"I don't accept this," said Mr. Zummer. "I want you to finish! You're not allowed to just stop in the middle!"
Question: Is it proper for Orthodox synagogues to have their parking lots open on Shabbat?
It is the certainty with which the plaintiff presses his claim that obliges the defendant to take an oath and that saddles him with a moral obligation to pay.
Spreading the Wealth ‘Giving to Only One Poor Person’ (Eruvin 63a)
Mr. Gefen approached Rabbi Dayan and related the story. Can I take from the store what I deserve? asked Mr. Gefen.
From this decree on, the two days of Rosh Hashanah, unlike the two days of Pesach, Shavuot and Sukkot, were no longer celebrated out of doubt but out of certainty.
The heirs in the present situation are permitted to bring witnesses who testify to the fact that they saw the debtor repay the loan, before the maturity date, when he was still live.
After Mr. Weiser left, Mr. Lander opened the envelope. He counted the money and found $600. There were five one-hundred dollar bills and five twenties. "That's strange," Mr. Lander said. "He only owed $480."
The equivalent of the “OU” kashrut certification in England is that of the London Beit Din. There is also a competing kashrut certification called Kedassia. Those who eat Kedassia do not eat Beit Din.
"We really appreciate your efforts in straightening the shul," said Mr. Reiss. "How is it going?"
Maimonides himself walked and prayed in the permissible areas when he visited Eretz Yisrael in 1165
An Implacable Foe ‘Therefore Those Who Speak In Parables Say…’ (Bava Basra 78b)
Although the conversion ceremony involves more than circumcision and immersion, these are the two essential requirements, without which the conversion is ineffective.
A Talmidah Chachamah ‘If He Is A Scholar, He Is Not Sworn’ (Shevuos 41a)
Reaching One’s Objective ‘The One In Thought And The Other Silently’ (Zevachim 41b)
A Woman’s Oneg Yom Tov ‘You Shall Call The Shabbos A Delight’ (Beitzah 34b)
Hashem’s Holy Name ‘A Gentile May Bring Either Votive Or Freewill Offerings…’ (Menachos 73b)
Myth #1: It is easy to be a B'nai Noach. It is extraordinarily hard to be a B'nai Noach.