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November 26, 2021 | כ״ג בכסלו תשפ״ב | TODAY'S DAF: Taanit 15 - Shabbat November 27


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 “Darkaynu” program. Shulie lives in Alon Shvut with her husband Jonathan and their five kids.

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Remember Me

By Shulie Mishkin / July 13, 2021 | ד׳ באב תשפ״א

Welcome to Sukkah, another tractate that is great for the spatially minded and a little harder for the rest of us. Have no fear, dimensions…

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A Day for the Ages

By Shulie Mishkin / July 6, 2021 | כ״ו בתמוז תשפ״א

As we reach the last pages of this long journey called Masechet Yoma, I cannot help but be struck by two contrasts. The first is…

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The Age of Innocence

By Shulie Mishkin / June 29, 2021 | י״ט בתמוז תשפ״א

מַתְנִי׳ הַתִּינוֹקוֹת אֵין מְעַנִּין אוֹתָן בְּיוֹם הַכִּפּוּרִים, אֲבָל מְחַנְּכִין אוֹתָן לִפְנֵי שָׁנָה וְלִפְנֵי שְׁנָתַיִים, בִּשְׁבִיל שֶׁיִּהְיוּ רְגִילִין בְּמִצְוֹת. MISHNA: With regard to the children, one…

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Clothes Make the Man

By Shulie Mishkin / June 22, 2021 | י״ב בתמוז תשפ״א

Rabbi Hanina bar Hama said . . . were it not for the priestly vestments, there would not remain a remnant [sarid] or survivor from…

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Tradition, Tradition!

By Shulie Mishkin / June 15, 2021 | ה׳ בתמוז תשפ״א

On daf 66 of Yoma, the Gemara relates a series of questions that students asked Rabbi Eliezer. Each time, Rabbi Eliezer refused to give a…

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Down in the Valley

By Shulie Mishkin / June 7, 2021 | כ״ז בסיון תשפ״א

We have been talking a lot about blood for the past few days. Sorry to all the squeamish folks out there but blood and guts…

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Calling Indiana Jones

By Shulie Mishkin / June 2, 2021 | כ״ב בסיון תשפ״א

If you have ever visited the Temple Institute in Jerusalem, you have probably been amazed by the beautiful reproductions of all the vessels used in…

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Sweet Smell of Success

By Shulie Mishkin / May 25, 2021 | י״ד בסיון תשפ״א

Our learning this week is focused on the ktoret, the incense offering. Only on Yom Kippur is the ktoret brought into the Holy of Holies…

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By Shulie Mishkin / May 18, 2021 | ז׳ בסיון תשפ״א

The Talmud is not a history book. Perhaps the best proof of that fact is that despite the incredible devastation and disaster of the Bar…

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Going With the Flow

By Shulie Mishkin / May 11, 2021 | כ״ט באייר תשפ״א

In the context of the Kohen Gadol’s preparations for the avoda, we hear about his requirement to use the mikveh numerous times during Yom Kippur. …

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