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September 20, 2021 | י״ד בתשרי תשפ״ב | TODAY'S DAF: Beitzah 21 - First Day of Sukkot, September 21

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

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Lean on Me

By Shulie Mishkin / March 9, 2021 | כ״ה באדר תשפ״א

On today’s daf we return to the Mishnah’s statement that even a poor person should recline at the Seder. The discussion then continues and asks…

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A Bottle of Red, A Bottle of White

By Shulie Mishkin / March 2, 2021 | י״ח באדר תשפ״א

We have finally begun the long awaited tenth chapter of Pesachim. After learning about all the ways one could licitly and illicitly own hametz, how…

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When Israel Was In Egypt’s Land

By Shulie Mishkin / February 23, 2021 | י״א באדר תשפ״א

The Mishnah on our daf elaborates on the differences between Pesach Mitzraim and Pesach Dorot, the first Passover that was kept in Egypt and the…

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By the Rivers of Babylon

By Shulie Mishkin / February 15, 2021 | ג׳ באדר תשפ״א

“The Holy One, Blessed be He, knows the Jewish people, who are unable to withstand the harsh decrees of the Romans. Therefore, He exiled them…

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Second Chances

By Shulie Mishkin / February 8, 2021 | כ״ו בשבט תשפ״א

The Mishnah on daf 79 talks about a fascinating situation. If most of the community is ritually impure, the Passover sacrifice can be brought in…

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A Real Sacrifice

By Shulie Mishkin / February 2, 2021 | כ׳ בשבט תשפ״א

With the seventh chapter of Pesachim we finally hear about cooking the Passover sacrifice itself – we are getting closer to dinnertime! The conversations about…

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The Lost Generation

By Shulie Mishkin / January 26, 2021 | י״ג בשבט תשפ״א

Our Gemara begins with a most puzzling story. Erev Pesach fell out on Shabbat one year and the scholars of Jerusalem, the sons of Beteira,…

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In a Lod State of Mind

By Shulie Mishkin / January 20, 2021 | ז׳ בשבט תשפ״א

A side story on today’s daf seems to have a negative view of the city of Lod. The Gemara reports a conversation between Rabbi Simlai…

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A Date With Destiny

By Shulie Mishkin / January 12, 2021 | כ״ח בטבת תשפ״א

The fourth chapter of Pesachim takes us on a slight tangent from Pesach to the world of minhag, customs. Minhag is an enormous and fascinating…

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I Would Walk 500 Miles

By Shulie Mishkin / January 5, 2021 | כ״א בטבת תשפ״א

On daf 46 the Mishnah introduces us the concept of בצק חרש, “deaf” or unresponsive dough. There does not seem to be a time limit…

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