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Menachot 40 – Beit Shamai and Beit Hillel, Tzitzit and Matzah

I realize that everyone now is undoubtedly working on their last preparations before Pesach.  Nevertheless, the daf yomi continues, and I wanted to share the following reflection on today’s daf. In today’s daf (Menachot 40) we read that R. Eliezer ben R. … Continue reading

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Menachot 26b – If a Kometz Holds 2 KiZeytim, Why Do We Have to Eat So Much Matzah?

Today’s daf, Menachot 26b, records a debate between R. Yehoshua ben Levi and R. Yochanan whether a kometz, we can assume that even the smallest handbreadth (of the Kohen with the smallest hands), holds at least the volume of two-olives. … Continue reading

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