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May You Take a Haircut Tonight?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman I know someone who was recently willing to pay a large amount of money to have the honor of being a...

Daf Yomi B’Halacha, Yuma 28: How Did Yaakov Marry Two Sisters?

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

Video: “Firstborn Double Inheritance” (Daf Yomi B’iyun)

Firstborn Double Inheritance from Real Clear Daf Daf Yomi B’iyun (by Real Clear Daf) explores the topic of the first-born’s double portion of the inheritance. The...

Video: “The Fight Over The Wall” (Daf Yomi B’iyun)

The Fight Over The Wall from Real Clear Daf Daf Yomi B’iyun begins Baba Basra by exploring whether Mexico should pay for President Trump’s wall…no,...

Yoma 49: Can a Kohein Be a Doctor?

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

Video: “Half-Baked Testimony” (Daf Yomi B’iyun)

Daf Yomi B’iyun explores the sugya of "חצי דבר." The Gemara tells us that the Torah invalidates testimony that only provides part of the...

The Night Before Execution – Bava Kamma 77

It is an accepted tradition that the lengthy Tosfosim in the seventh perek of Bava Kamma were authored by the Baalei HaTosfos the night...

Daf Inspired, Gems of Inspiration from the Daf: The Challenges of the Avos and...

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Avraham avinu and Sarah imeinu were tumtumim.  That is what Chazal tell us on today's daf. And it doesn't...

Daf Inspired: Nedarim 9 – The Golden Middle        

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman The story about the handsome shepherd who accepted a vow of nezirus in response to seeing his reflection in the water...