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Dr. Tamara Spitz

Rabbanit Dr. Tamara Spitz is the Rosh Beit Midrash and a Mashgicha Ruchanit at Midreshet Torah v'Avodah. She lectures on various topics including Daf Yomi, Gemara, Halacha, and Tefilah. Dr. Spitz has held academic and administrative positions at various Midrashot and served as the Jewish Studies Principal of Instituto Yavne, one of the main Jewish day schools of Montevideo, Uruguay. She also runs a Chiropractic practice
specializing in Women’s Health in Gush Etzion and is a Hip-Hop dance teacher.

Recent Posts

Daf Yomi: One week at a Time -Shabbat 12-18

By Dr. Tamara Spitz / March 26, 2020 | א׳ בניסן תש״פ

This week we will learn key concepts from Daf 12-18 including the Laws of Purity and Impurity in regards to vessels and food. We will discuss the difference between clay and metal vessels. Are glass vessels more like clay or more like metal in regards to ritual purity? We will also learn about angels and their role in our prayers.

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Daf Yomi: One Week at a Time- Daf 3-11

By Dr. Tamara Spitz / March 18, 2020 | כ״ב באדר תש״פ

This week we will review key concepts found in Daf 3-11 including: carrying, throwing, and walking from various domains on Shabbat.  We will define the 4 domains of Shabbat and learn about the structure of houses and marketplaces in Talmudic times. We will then learn Daf 10 in greater detail and discuss proper gift giving etiquette.  Did you know that Shabbat was a gift we received from G-d? Learn more about the divine gift of Shabbat

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Daf Yomi: One Week at a Time -Daf 54-60

By Dr. Tamara Spitz / March 9, 2020 | י״ג באדר תש״פ

Jews around the world study the same page of Talmud each day as part of the 7-year cycle of the
Daf Yomi. Join me live, each week as I review the key topics of the previous week’s seven
pages, gaining an overview of the entire Talmud while also doing a deeper analysis of one of the
core issues in that week’s text. We combine breadth and depth to gain insights into each Tractate
being studied and enjoy the benefits of moving through topics at a quicker pace.

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