Daf Yomi Insights

Daf Inspired: Nedarim 4 – A Paradigm of Human Initiative     May 27, 2015  11:12 pm

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 fulfill his neder by a certain

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Nedarim 3 – Of Perfection and Perfectionism   May 26, 2015  11:37 pm

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 a list, and sometimes he may start off by explaining the first

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Daf Inspired: Kesubos 109 – “It’s Just Not Fair!”     May 21, 2015  11:10 pm

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.  How is he supposed to be able to access his property now?  After having been abroad for so long, he can’t remember the location of the path he owns that […]

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Kesubos 108: Paying for Someone Else’s Mishebeirach May 20, 2015  11:39 pm

[Audio below.] Rabbi Mordechai Koster is presently a member of the kollel at Bais Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, NJ, where he received

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Daf Inspired: Kesubos 108 – A Good Kashya        May 20, 2015  10:34 pm

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 children for twelve months.  Of course,

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Kesubos 107: Supporting the Newly Rich May 19, 2015  11:38 pm

[Audio below.] Rabbi Mordechai Koster is presently a member of the kollel at Bais Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, NJ, where he received

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Daf Inspired: Kesubos 107 – What Do You Expect?  May 19, 2015  11:04 pm

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

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Daf Inspired: Kesubos 106 – Thinking Out of the Box May 18, 2015  11:25 pm

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 Anan once accepted a gift from someone who had come to him for a  

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Daf Inspired: Kesubos 105 – A Good Bribe May 17, 2015  10:39 pm

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Why can’t a dayan take a bribe?  This question is posed by Rava.  That’s right, Rava.  Probably the most oft-quoted Amorah in the entirety of Shas.  Rashi explains that his  

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Daf Inspired – Culling Gems of Inspiration from the Daf May 14, 2015  11:57 pm

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

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