Yevamos 34: The Miser and Bedikas Chometz

Rabbi Mordechai Koster is presently a member of the kollel at Bais Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, NJ, where he receivedsemichah. He has written several seforim...

Video: Making Sense of Mashkon, Part 1 (Daf Yomi B’iyun)

Daf Yomi B’iyun explores the topic of mashkon as it relates to the issue of ribbis. In Part 1, three questions are asked regarding...

Doors on the Third Beis Hamikdash – Bava Basra 53

Subscribe to the Daily Daf Yomi Summary here. Rashi (several places in Shas) wonders how the Beis Hamikdash could be built on Shabbos (which Chazal...

Shomer – Bava Metzia 42

            Money Matters The Gemora begins by stating that a custodian should keep deposited money on his body, and then later quotes Shmuel’s statement that...

Nedarim 17 – Two for the Price of One

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman He said “hareini nazir”, I am hereby a nazir.  And, then, he said it again.  “Hareini nazir." If not for a derasha that...

Brachos Daf 39

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Daf Inspired – Culling Gems of Inspiration from the Daf

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Yevamos 102 - Internal Strength, Chayim shel Chilutz Atzamos Rav Kahana asked Shmuel how we know that when the Torah speaks of...

Daf Inspired – Culling Gems of Inspiration from the Daf

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Kesubos 102 - Mazal Tov! Tenaim. In the time of Chazal, the tenaim (or pesikta, in the expression of the Gemara)...

Daf Inspired – Culling Gems of Inspiration from the Daf

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Kesubos 10 - The Cup is Half Full Today's sugyah is a great example of how important it is to understand the...

Taanis 21: The Dangers of Smoking

Rabbi Mordechai Koster is presently a member of the kollel at Bais Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, NJ, where he receivedsemichah. He has written several seforim...