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January 21, 2022 | ื™ืดื˜ ื‘ืฉื‘ื˜ ืชืฉืคืดื‘ | TODAY'S DAF: Moed Katan 10 - Shabbat January 22

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Rabbanit Yael Shimoni

Rabbanit Shimoni has learned at Migdal Oz, Matan, and the Susi Bradfield Womenโ€™s Institute for Halakhic Leadership at Midreshet Lindenbaum. She holds a BFA from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design and a BEd in Torah Shebeโ€™al Peh and Jewish Thought from Herzog College. She is currently studying towards an MA in Jewish Thought Education at Herzog College. Rabbanit Shimoni taught gemara and halakha at Pelech High School and served as a ramit for shana bet at Migdal Oz. She directs Meshivat Nefesh, the online responsa program of the rabbaniyot of Beit Hillel. She is also a plastic artist and member of โ€œA Studio of Her Own.

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Gefet 22 – The Prohibition of Work on Chol Hamoed

By Rabbanit Yael Shimoni / January 18, 2022 | ื˜ืดื– ื‘ืฉื‘ื˜ ืชืฉืคืดื‘

In our first Gefet ย for Tractate Moed Katan, we will discuss the topic that concerns most of the first section of the tractate: the definition…

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Censorship – Gefet 21

By Rabbanit Yael Shimoni / January 5, 2022 | ื’ืณ ื‘ืฉื‘ื˜ ืชืฉืคืดื‘

 

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Torah in any Language? – Gefet 20

By Rabbanit Yael Shimoni / December 29, 2021 | ื›ืดื” ื‘ื˜ื‘ืช ืชืฉืคืดื‘

We are beginning the second perek of Masechet Megillah, perek โ€œื”ืงื•ืจื ืืช ื”ืžื’ื™ืœื”โ€. The mishna opens with a fascinating and important law about reading the…

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Gefet #19 – Can We Bring Korbanot Today?

By Rabbanit Yael Shimoni / December 22, 2021 | ื™ืดื— ื‘ื˜ื‘ืช ืชืฉืคืดื‘

ื‘”ื” Can We Bring Korbanot Today? In the first perek of mishnayot of Masechet Megillah appears a series of mishnayot, where each mishna compares two…

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The Simcha on Tu B’Av- Gefet #18

By Rabbanit Yael Shimoni / December 10, 2021 | ื•ืณ ื‘ื˜ื‘ืช ืชืฉืคืดื‘

We have reached the ending chord of Masechet Taโ€™anit. This end has the ability to illuminate the rest of the masechet in a different light.…

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Birkat Cohanim and Teshuva – #Gefet 17

By Rabbanit Yael Shimoni / December 8, 2021 | ื“ืณ ื‘ื˜ื‘ืช ืชืฉืคืดื‘

Masechet Taโ€™anit is one of the important sources regarding the laws of Birkat Cohanim. One of the important sugiyot is found here, on the seam…

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Blessing and Cursing – #Gefet 16

By Rabbanit Yael Shimoni / December 2, 2021 | ื›ืดื— ื‘ื›ืกืœื• ืชืฉืคืดื‘

  The mishna that opens the third perek of Masechet Taโ€™anit describes that as opposed to the gradual process that is described in the first…

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Torah L’Shma: Torah for it’s own Sake- Gefet 15

By Rabbanit Yael Shimoni / November 17, 2021 | ื™ืดื’ ื‘ื›ืกืœื• ืชืฉืคืดื‘

“Anyone who engages in Torah not for its own sake, his Torah will be an elixir of death for him” How can we deal with…

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The Purpose of Chazarat Hashatz – Gefet #14

By Rabbanit Yael Shimoni / November 13, 2021 | ื˜ืณ ื‘ื›ืกืœื• ืชืฉืคืดื‘

Chazarat Hashatz is a tefillah that takes on a special meaning during the Yamim Noraim. However, on regular weekdays, the attitude towards it is less…

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A Witness Cannot Become a Judge – Gefet #13

By Rabbanit Yael Shimoni / November 4, 2021 | ื›ืดื˜ ื‘ืžืจื—ืฉื•ืŸ ืชืฉืคืดื‘

A Witness Cannot Become a Judge – When and Why? ย An Examination of Tosfotโ€™s Approach The mishana on daf 25b describes situations where there are…

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