As they Intended – Makkos Hey

Subscribe to the Daily Daf Yomi Summary http://www.daf-yomi.org The Mishna teaches us that the zomemin witnesses are only punished if they attempted to...

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...

Daf Inspired – Culling Gems of Inspiration from the Daf

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Kesubos 16 - Reishis, To the Before and After It's an unhappy machlokes. If a divorce is going to happen, everyone...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

B’kiyus or b’Iyun? Bava Metzia 44

By: Rabbi Avrohom Adler   Subscribe to the Daily Daf Yomi Summary http://www.daf-yomi.org   The Mishna states: Gold can acquire silver, but silver cannot acquire gold.       The Pappa Rav...

Amount of Lines that Invalidate a Document – Bava Basra 163

The Gemora asks: And how much is the space that disqualifies a document? Rav Yitzchak ben Elozar said: As much space as would be required...