Video: Rabbi Wise Speaks Up About Muzzling (Daf Yomi B’iyun)

  Daf Yomi B’iyun explores the topic of the obligation to allow a worker or animal to eat as they work. The shiur critiques R’...

Video: Making Sense of Mashkon, Part 2 (Daf Yomi B’iyun)

Making Sense of Mashkon (Part 2) from Real Clear Daf on Vimeo. Daf Yomi B’iyun explores the topic of mashkon as it relates to the...

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...

Daf Yomi Test – Nazir 16-22

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman What day is a stam-nazir supposed to do his giluach (shaving and bringing korbanos)? If a nazir became tamei (from a dead...

Weekly Daf Yomi Test – Nazir 2-8

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Why is maseches Nazir in Seider Nashim? If someone said “I will be”, is he a nazir? Explain. Why is only a nazir...

Daf Inspired: Nedarim 19 – To Be Sure      

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman This whole daf is busy trying to determine how we can resolve the apparent contradiction between our Mishna over here (on...

Daf Inspired: Nedarim 18 – A Brisker for Life 

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Cheftzah gavrah.  There’s something about those two words that conjure up a sense of the sheer power of the lomdus popular...

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...

Daf Inspired: Nedarim 16 – Balance the Imbalance  

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman There’s a problem.  Our Mishna here implies that saying “Behold a shvuah that I will eat by you” means that he...

Daf Inspired: Nedarim 12 – Piecing the Puzzle Together    

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Is it the here and now that he’s referring to, or is it the historical beginnings to which his words are...