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Menachot 20b – Two Shkiyas and Rabbeinu Tam’s Tzeit HaKokhavim – Part III

Now that we have presented the background to the position of Rabbeinu Tam regarding two shkiyas, and the opposing position of the GR”A, the question remains whether the visible, “first,” shkiya has any halakhic significance for Rabbeinu Tam.  Here is … Continue reading

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Menachot 20b – Two Shkiyas and Rabbeinu Tam’s Tzeit HaKokhavim – Part II

In a previous post we discussed the two major positions regarding bein ha’shemashot – that of the Geonim and GR”A who state that it begins at sunset and ends 13.5 minutes later; and that of Rabbeinu Tam who states that … Continue reading

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Menachot 20b – Two Shkiyas and Rabbeinu Tam’s Tzeit HaKokhavim – Part I

Today’s daf yomi, Menachot 20b, mentions in passing that the blood of a korban and the kometz become invalid at sunset – בשקיעת החמה.  There is a very large Tosafot here (s.v. nifsal) which shortens the daf considerably and makes … Continue reading

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