Search this blog
- action aesthetics Aharon altar asham avodah bein hashemashot Beit Hillel Beit Shamai blemish boundaries chametz chatat conversion convert Daf Yomi dusk eating ethics ger GRA halakha idolatry intent kavanna kohanim Kohen korban kosher Levi Map Matzah menachot mikdash mincha nadav and avihu night notar olah parasha parsha pesach philosophy pigul Rabbeinu Tam rambam ramban Rav Kook Rav Moshe Feinstein Reject one thing religious passion result sacrifices shelo lishma shelo lishmo Shkiya Shmiini shmini sin Soloveitchik speech summary sunset tfillin thought torah tumah tzav tzitz tzitzit vayikra women Yeshayahu Leibowtiz zevachim zman
Author Archives: Rabbi Dov Linzer
See our new post: “Menachot 64 – Josephus, Hyrcanus, and the Pig on the Wall,” on http://www.the-daf.com!
See our new post: Are Oats Really one of the 5 Species of Grain? – When Science and Halakha Collide, on our new daf yomi site: http://www.the-daf.com!
Read our new post, Chadash Nowadays – Primary Sources, on our new website: http://www.the-daf.com!
New resources have been posted to our Resources page on our new site: http://www.the-daf.com: Under “Pictorial Guides” “The Five Types of Grain,” by Professor Yehuda Felix (author of “Flora and Fauna in the Torah,” and “Flora and Fauna in the … Continue reading
Please see the new post, “Bringing the Omer: What Day is the “Day After Shabbat,” at our new location, http://www.the-daf.com.
I recently received an email asking two excellent questions on yesterday’s daf, Menachot 64. I post the questions here, with my answers below. 1. Question: Why would you be permitted to be mechalel Shabbat on erev Pesach in order to flay … Continue reading
The mishna in today’s daf (Menachot 63a) stated that a mincha that is ma’feh tanur, an oven-baked mincha cannot be made in a kupach. R. Yehudah disagreed and said that a kupach could be used for such a mincha. What, … Continue reading