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Had He Known…

When the Millers returned home, they tried to locate their initial communication with the landlord. Finally, Mrs. Miller found a paper with various rental options and price quotes.

Israel’s Burial Crisis: What Can Be Done?

In recent years, some have called for reinstituting the ancient practice of likut atzamos. In the time of the Mishnah, a two-stage burial process was practiced in Eretz Yisrael.

Daf Yomi

The Greater Reward “The Ketores …Since It Is Infrequent It Is Most Dear” (Menachos 50a)

Daf Yomi

Tzitzis On A Blanket? ‘…to Exclude a Nighttime Garment’ (Menachos 43a)

Watch Out Below!

When the branch was almost completely cut, it broke off, twisting as it fell. It hit another branch, bounced off, and crashed to the ground 15 feet away. One end landed on a lawn chair and cracked it.

Daf Yomi

Is A Shortened Lulav Kosher? 'Remnants of Tzitzis Are Kosher' (Menachos 38b)

Crocs Or Socks? A Halachic Analysis Of Yom Kippur Footwear

When all is said and done, refraining from wearing any kind of shoe on Yom Kippur is, strictly speaking, a stringency.

Can Pregnant And Nursing Women Eat On Yom Kippur?

In recent years, there has been a flurry of halachic discussion on whether pregnant and nursing women should be permitted – or even encouraged...

Daf Yomi

A Sefer Torah That Fell 'As Though Bitten by a Snake' (Menachos 32b)

Daf Yomi

Apples And Oranges ‘Two Menachos Were Mixed But The Handfuls Were Not Taken’ (Menachos 23a)

No, You Can’t Cheat Creditors

If a borrower dispossesses his assets to evade his creditors, his cunning plans are void, and they can collect the assets.

A Deceitful Agent

Mrs. Miller returned home and related to her husband what happened. "I'm in a dilemma," she said. "What should I do with the large size dress? Must I give it to Mrs. Schwartz or can I keep it for our daughter?"

The Halachic Obligation To Report Abuse

Some Rishonim write that one may speak lashon hara to prevent potential damage or injury.

Daf Yomi

Double Trouble? 'Two Handfuls' (Menachos 11b)

Get Out, Now!

"The lease was up two months ago, and we didn't renew it," argued Mr. Landman. "You don't need any notice! Say thank you that I let you stay until now!"

From Montana to New Square: Breaking Out of My Bubble

What is true for getting out of our geographical bubble is equally if not more true for breaking through our religious bubble. We live under artificial labels and tend to limit our religious exposure to those who think, practice and observe just like us. When we pigeonhole ourselves we deprive ourselves from taking the best of what different Torah groups and cultures have to offer.

Daf Yomi

Danger Or Dilution? 'From That Allowed To Jews' (Menachos 5a)

An Open Hand

Heshy's head was swirling with the many new requests. Is it better to give more charity or loans? How much should I lend? To whom? What risks should I take?

Ice Cream Partners

If a time was set for the partnership – for example, until the end of August – you must stay until that time and then you may dissolve the partnership.

Daf Yomi

A Light Unto The Nations ‘The Sound Thereof Traveled From One End…To The Other” (Zevachim 116a)

Collecting For One Cause, Using The Money For Another

"What's the difference?" said the treasurer. "Let each person think he is a sponsor. No one knows who donated first!"

Daf Yomi

To Him Shall You Hearken 'One Who Offers Nowadays…' (Zevachim 107b)

Daf Yomi

In The Privy 'Rav Quotes Elazar ben Rabbi Shimon' (Zevachim 102b)

Daf Yomi

A Saline Solution 'Its Soaking Is Its Laundering' (Zevachim 94b)

When A Relative Can Serve As A Judge

"A qualified expert can annul a vow on his own," replied Rabbi Dayan. "However, no one is an expert nowadays, so that we need a panel of three, like a beis din."


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