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A Pawned Sefer Torah Donated to a Shul – Bava Metzia 113

Subscribe to the Daily Daf Yomi Summary here. Our Mishna treats the topic of a mashkon (“pledge” or “pawn”) taken from a debtor who fails...

Yoma 72: Replicating Someone Else’s Sefer

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

Video: Making Sense of Mashkon, Part 2 (Daf Yomi B’iyun)

[vimeo 195400268 w=640 h=360] Making Sense of Mashkon (Part 2) from Real Clear Daf on Vimeo. Daf Yomi B’iyun explores the topic of mashkon as it...

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, 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...

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...

Minimum Number of Coins of Different Denominations – Bava Basra 166

brought to you by: Kollel Iyun Hadaf of Har Nof daf@shemayisrael.co.il Minimum Number of Coins of Different Denominations The braisa teaches that when a shtar mentions that a...

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...

Adam – Unity – Bava Metzia Daf 114

Subscribe to the Daily Daf Yomi Summary here. Rabbi Shimon ben Yochai said: The graves of idolaters do not transmit tumah through the roof (if...

Sukkah 25: Can a Kohein Visit a Tzaddik’s Grave?

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