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TALMUD. The 8th Massekhet – Beitza

Tractate Yom Tov, better known as Beitza after its first word, deals with the general halakhot of Festivals. Whereas other tractates in Seder Mo’ed address the laws of Shabbat and the mitzvot that are specific to each of the major … Continue reading

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TALMUD.The 7th Massekhet – Sukka

The name used in the Torah for the month of Tishrei is the Seventh Month, HaĤodesh HaShevi’i. The Sages interpreted the name homiletically and said that the month is replete with mitzvot, where the word for replete, mesuba, is from … Continue reading

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TALMUD.The 5th Massekhet- Shekalim

An Introduction to the Tractate.Tractate Shekalim deals primarily with the finances and organization of the Temple. Based solely on content, this tractate rightly belongs in the order of Kodashim, the fifth order of the Talmud, which deals with matters pertaining … Continue reading

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TALMUD. The 4th Massekhet – Pesahim

An Introduction to the Tractate And this day shall be to you for a memorial, and you shall keep it as a feast to the Lord; throughout your generations you shall keep it as a feast by an ordinance forever. … Continue reading

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TALMUD.The 3rd Massekhet – EIRUVIN

An Introduction to the Tractate See that God has given you the Shabbat, therefore He has given you on the sixth day the bread of two days; remain every man in his place, let no man go out of his … Continue reading

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NAHMANIDES on Torah, Gemara, Kabbalah

NAHMANIDES (Moses b. Nahman, also known as Nahamani and RaMBaN – an acronym of Rabbi Moses Ben Nahman; 1194–1270), Spanish rabbi and scholar and one of the leading authors of talmudic literature in the Middle Ages; philosopher, kabbalist, biblical exegete, … Continue reading

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TALMUD. The 2nd Massechet – SHABBAT

Massekhet Shabbat – An Introduction to the Tractate   And God blessed the seventh day and hallowed it because on it He rested from all His work that God in creating had made.  (Genesis 2:3)  Six days shall you labor … Continue reading

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TALMUD the 1st Massechet – BERAKHOT

  ON YOD-GIMEL of AV (1.8.2012)there was a great celebration in all jewish world, the study cycle of TALMUD was finished and on the YOD-DALET(2.8.2012) of AV  a new cycle of TALMUD STUDY STARTED, the first Masechet is the Masechet … Continue reading

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A Righteous Tzadik. by Rav Ari Kahn

• Noach(Genesis 6:9-11:32) These are the generations of Noah. Noah was a good and just man. He was a pure man in his generation. [Genesis 6:9] The saga of Noah and the flood is well known, yet Noah remains an … Continue reading

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