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Menachot 64 – Questions from the Field

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

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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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