Monthly Archives: December 2010

Parashas Shemos

Download Shemos PDF How Did the Jewish Women Bring about Redemption? Taste of Talmud The guidelines for a healthy marriage are delineated in tractate Kesuvos.  On 72a the Talmud breaks down the laws of marriage into two categories.  The first … Continue reading

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Parashas Vayechi

Download Vayechi PDF When is a Rebuke a Blessing? Taste of Talmud At the end of the second chapter of tractate Taanis, there is a difference of opinion amongst the Tanaim as to how to conclude the fast of Tisha … Continue reading

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Parashas Vayigash

Download Vayigash PDF Accepting the Yoke of Heaven Taste of Talmud A Mishna in Tractate Brachos 16a posits two seemingly contradictory statements.  First, we are told that a chassan, bride groom, is exempt from the obligation to recite the shema … Continue reading

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Parashas Mikaitz

Download Mikaitz PDF Chanukah: Learning How to Say Thank You Taste of Talmud In Tractate Arachin 10b, the Talmud teaches us the rules for reciting the Hallel.  We do not say the full Hallel on Holidays on which we perform … Continue reading

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