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Shulie Mishkin

Shulie Mishkin made Aliyah from New York with a Master's degree in Jewish History from Columbia University. After completing the Ministry of Tourism guide course in 1997, she began guiding professionally and has since taught and guided all ages, from toddlers to retirees. Her tours provide a complete picture of the land of Israel and Jewish heritage, with a strong reliance on sources ranging from the Bible to 19th century travelers' reports. Alongside her regular guide work, she teaches "tour and text" courses in the Jerusalem institutions of Pardes and Matan as wel as the Women's Bet Midrash in Efrat and provides tours for special needs students in the 鈥淒arkaynu鈥 program. Shulie lives in Alon Shvut with her husband Jonathan and their five kids.

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Let Your Hair Down

By Shulie Mishkin / January 25, 2023 | 讙壮 讘砖讘讟 转砖驻状讙

Welcome to Nazir! As we enter the fascinating world of Nazirite vows, we will see that it seems to have been rather prevalent in the…

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A Time to Tear

By Shulie Mishkin / January 17, 2023 | 讻状讚 讘讟讘转 转砖驻状讙

Nedarim 87a discusses two types of mistaken identity. In the case connected to our masechet, a man annulled the vow of his wife when really…

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Sheets of Linen

By Shulie Mishkin / January 10, 2023 | 讬状讝 讘讟讘转 转砖驻状讙

Flax water 鈥 a new beauty treatment? Hardly. The Gemara on Nedarim daf 80b discusses if a husband can nullify his wife鈥檚 vow to bathe…

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Taking a Dip

By Shulie Mishkin / January 3, 2023 | 讬壮 讘讟讘转 转砖驻状讙

Mikvaot (ritual baths) are mentioned frequently in the Mishnah and Gemara. They appear on our daf (Nedarim 75) in the context of a proof for…

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A Beautiful Bride

By Shulie Mishkin / December 28, 2022 | 讚壮 讘讟讘转 转砖驻状讙

In the midst of a discussion about beauty and whether one鈥檚 vow to not marry an ugly person can be annulled, we hear an extraordinary…

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Songs in the Attic

By Shulie Mishkin / December 19, 2022 | 讻状讛 讘讻住诇讜 转砖驻状讙

In discussing what do people mean when they say certain words, our Mishna (Nedarim 56) brings up the case of terminology for a house. Someone…

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When You Gotta Go. . .

By Shulie Mishkin / December 14, 2022 | 讻壮 讘讻住诇讜 转砖驻状讙

鈥淎 certain heretic said to Rabbi Yehuda: Your face is similar either to usurers or to pig breeders. Rabbi Yehuda said to him: Both are…

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The Glory That Was Rome

By Shulie Mishkin / December 6, 2022 | 讬状讘 讘讻住诇讜 转砖驻状讙

“And it once was that Rabban Gamliel, Rabbi Elazar ben Azarya, Rabbi Yehoshua, and Rabbi Akiva were walking along the road and they heard the…

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Don’t Forget to Cross Your “T”s and Dot Your “I”s

By Shulie Mishkin / November 29, 2022 | 讛壮 讘讻住诇讜 转砖驻状讙

Hebrew readers know that in order to learn how to read, the vowels, nikud, under the letters are essential. As you become more proficient you…

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Taxman

By Shulie Mishkin / November 20, 2022 | 讻状讜 讘诪专讞砖讜讜谉 转砖驻状讙

As Benjamin Franklin famously said, in this world nothing is certain except death and taxes. And, one might add, hatred of the tax collector. But…

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