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...

Kesubos 20: Burying Severed Limbs

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...

Paslus in a shtar and s’chach – Bava Basra 162

Last Line of the Contract Rabbi Yochanan says that a contract must review its content in the last line, and Rav Amram explained that this...

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...

Rosh Hashanah 20: Color War Breakouts

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...

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 13: The Juvenile Mourner

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 Yomi B’Halacha, Yuma 26: Doing Half a Bris on Shabbos

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

Mentioning a Father’s first Name – Bava Basra 56

Subscribe to the Daily Daf Yomi Summary here. The Gemora cites a braisa: Rabbi Yosi said: When my father, Chalafta, went to Rabbi Yochanan ben...

Daf Inspired – Culling Gems of Inspiration from the Daf

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Kesubos 101 - What it Means to Be a Jew It is atypical, to say the least, for the Rosh to speak...