Burning Hidden Things – Bava Kamma 62

Halachah   The Shulchan Aruch (H”M, 418:13) rules like the Chachamim, that one who burns a fire is not liable for embedded items (tamun).  As the...

Taanis 28: Monopolizing a Mitzvah

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...

Torah Teachers Cannot be Idle – B”M 77

Subscribe to the Daily Daf Yomi Summary here. by: Rabbi Yechezkel Khayyat The Gemora introduced the concept of workers who carry heavy bundles. Since they need...

Kesubos 7: Bugs on Yom Tov

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...

B’tuvo – Bava Metzia 103

Subscribe to the Daily Daf Yomi Summary here. Rav Nachman says: A person can ask his friend to borrow something “b’tuvo” -- “when good,” and...

Daf Inspired – Culling Gems of Inspiration from the Daf

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Kesubos 77 - You Never Know... Fascinating. Incredibly, incredibly fascinating. That really is the only way that this story about...

Chagigah 16: The Lesson of the Rainbow

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...

Eliyahu’s Locker Room – Bava Metzia Daf 114

Subscribe to the Daily Daf Yomi Summary here. The Gemora (Sukkah 5a) states that the presence of Hashem (as manifested in the higher worlds) never...

Daf Yomi B’Halacha, Yuma 24: Glass Cups in a Silver Menorah

Rabbi Mordechai Koster is presently a member of the kollel at Bais Medresh Govoha in Lakewood, NJ, where he received semichah. He has...