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Arakhin 25

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 11, 2019 | ח׳ בתמוז תשע״ט

How is the “chomer of barley” calculated? Do deep cracks or tall rocks in the field enter into the calculation? What is the amount that one pays each each of the Jubilee cycle? Can one pay in installments? Does one pay based on the value of the year one sanctified it or the year one…

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Arakhin 26

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 12, 2019 | ט׳ בתמוז תשע״ט

What happens if the Jubilee year arrives before anyone redeems the field. There are three different opinions and the gemara tries to find the sources for each opinion. If a son purchases his father’s ancestral field, it is considered an ancestral field or a purchased field.

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Arakhin 28

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 14, 2019 | י״א בתמוז תשע״ט

What items can one dedicated as “cherem”? One can dedicate only part in each category but not all one owns in that category. There is a debate whether one can give more than 1/5 of one’s possessions to charity. Where does one’s cherem go – to the priests or to the Temple? One cannot redeem…

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Arakhin 29

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 15, 2019 | י״ב בתמוז תשע״ט

What are the different opinions regarding a cherem that was unspecified? What sources to they bring and how do they explain the sources of the other opinion? Is there a difference between a time when they count Jubilee years and a time where they do not? What other laws do not apply when there is…

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Arakhin 30

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 16, 2019 | י״ג בתמוז תשע״ט
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Arakhin 31

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 17, 2019 | י״ד בתמוז תשע״ט

If one sells a house in a walled city – from when and until when can one buy it back? How is the year counted – lunar or solar? This type of buying back of land seems like interest as the buyer will get his money back and got produce from the field – is…

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Arakhin 32

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 18, 2019 | ט״ו בתמוז תשע״ט

By what definition is a city considered a walled city? Did the kedusha by which cities were sanctified in the time of Yehoshua, get cancelled by the destruction of the Temple or did it last? If it didn’t last, then Ezra eneded to rededicate the land regarding shmita, Jubilee year and walled cities.

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Arakhin 33

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 19, 2019 | ט״ז בתמוז תשע״ט

What are the laws regarding non walled cities? How are the laws different regarding levites and preists?

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