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Chametz after Chametz – Is it the Journey or the Destination?

Recent sugyot have been exploring the question of what happens when an prohibited act is done to a person, animal, or object that is already, in some way, damaged or unfit.  In today’s daf (Menachot 60a), the Gemara addressed the … Continue reading

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Menachot 5a-6a – Sacrifices from non-kosher foods: Ethics or Aesthetics?

Earlier this week, the daf yomi , for one-and-a-half dapim, discussed the requirement that sacrifices come only from foods that can be eaten by Jews.  This is learned from the verse in Yechezkel (45:15): ושה אחת מן הצאן מן המאתים ממשקה … Continue reading

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