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Menachot 43 – Tzitzit and Priestly Garments

In yesterday’s daf (Menachot 43), the Gemara made a passing reference to the bigdei kehunah, the priestly garments.  The Gemara was troubled by the opening statement of a braitta which declared that “all are obligated in the mitzvah of tzitzit: Kohanim, Levites, … Continue reading

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Menachot 25 – Why Does the Tzitz Work only for Tummah?

The mishna that opened yesterday’s daf yomi, Menachot 25, teaches that the tzitz, the gold headband that was worn by the Kohen Gadol, allows tamei sacrifices to be accepted and valid.  When the matir – the part of the sacrifice that, … Continue reading

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