Daf Inspired: Nedarim 8 – Everyone Needs Help     

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Even though it’s superfluous because he already is obliged by the mitzvah to do it, it is nevertheless permissible, and even...

Daf Inspired: Nedarim 5 – What’s On Your Mind? 

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman After much back and forth, the Gemara’s conclusion is that Shmuel’s statement is based on the concept of yadayim sheh’einan mochichos. ...

Daf Inspired: Nedarim 4 – A Paradigm of Human Initiative    

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman He didn’t have to take on such an obligation, but once he did there is accountability.  Bal t’acher.  He is enjoined to...

Nedarim 3 – Of Perfection and Perfectionism  

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman The maskana is that there is no set formula.  Sometimes the Tanna may start off explaining the last point mentioned in...

Daf Inspired: Kesubos 109 – “It’s Just Not Fair!”    

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman He’s surrounded and he’s got no way in.  This is definitely not how he was planning for his vacation to end. ...

Kesubos 108: Paying for Someone Else’s Mishebeirach

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...

Daf Inspired: Kesubos 108 – A Good Kashya       

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Their father died, and there isn’t much of a yerusha to speak of.  Not even enough to support all of the...

Kesubos 107: Supporting the Newly Rich

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...

Daf Inspired: Kesubos 107 – What Do You Expect? 

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman The husband went abroad and his wife is demanding that Beis Din empower her to sell some of his property.  She...

Daf Inspired: Kesubos 106 – Thinking Out of the Box

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Eliyahu Ha’Navi often came to Rav Anan to teach him Torah, what we know as Tanna d’Bei Eliyahu. But when Rav...