Category Archives: Aggadata

Menachot 64 – Josephus, Hyrcanus, and the Pig on the Wall

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Menachot 53-55: All Menachot are brought as Matzah – Why?

We now enter into a new chapter of Menachot, one devoted to discussing the requirements and prohibitions around chametz and matzah in menachot.   Coming as it does on the heels of the end of Pesach, it is nice to … Continue reading

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Menachot 53 – Who cares about your yichus?

Today’s daf (Menachot 53a-b) contains a fascinating story of an exchange between Rabbi Perida, his students, and a certain Rabbi Ezra who wanted to come into Rabbi Perida’s study session: The rabbi-students said to R. Perida, “R. Ezra, the grandson … Continue reading

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