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Eruvin 12

By Michelle Cohen Farber / August 21, 2020 | ืืณ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืดืค

Today’s daf is dedicated by David Freudenstein in honor of Dr. Anna Urowitz-Freudenstein – “From your loving husband and children, on the occasion of your upcoming birthday, and in appreciation of the Simcha Shel Mitzva of learning and teaching Torah which you bring to all of us and to your many students.”ย  Rabbi Eliezer requires…

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Eruvin 13

By Michelle Cohen Farber / August 22, 2020 | ื‘ืณ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืดืค

Today’s shiur is dedicated by Phil Lorang in honor of his wife Ellen Lorang who learns the daf regularly. The student who quotes in the name in Rabbi Yishmael to Rabbi Akiva is Rabbi Meir who learned first with Rabbi Yishmael then with Rabbi Meir. Different versions are brought regarding who he learned with first…

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Eruvin 14

By Michelle Cohen Farber / August 23, 2020 | ื’ืณ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืดืค

Due to technical issues, today’s video is in two parts. What is the minimum width of a cross beam? The gemara brings a number of different cases of beams that are not long enough or not wide enough on their own, but can combine with another. Under what circumstances would this work? What is the…

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Eruvin 15

By Michelle Cohen Farber / August 24, 2020 | ื“ืณ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืดืค

Today’s daf is sponsored by Elisha Gordan in honor of his mother, Shifra Vega for her hospitality and chizuk learning the daf alongside him during corona. A post that was already standing and not placed with the intent to be a post, does that work? Rava and Abaye disagree. The gemara assumes they would also…

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Eruvin 16

By Michelle Cohen Farber / August 25, 2020 | ื”ืณ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืดืค

The gemara brings three different tannaitic sources that contradict Rav Papa who holds if the breach is equal to the standing part, it is considered a partition. One of the sources is resolved and then brought as a contradiction for Rav Huna’s position. In the end the halacha is determined like Rav Papa, even though…

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Eruvin 17

By Michelle Cohen Farber / August 26, 2020 | ื•ืณ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืดืค

Today’s daf is sponsored by Rochelle Cheifetz in memory of her husband Leonard Cheifetz z”l on his yahrzeit. What are the different opinions regarding “walls” that can be used to surround an encampment of a group of people or individuals? Can they be a few horizontal ropes that work using levud? Is there a difference…

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Eruvin 18

By Michelle Cohen Farber / August 27, 2020 | ื–ืณ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืดืค

How far/close can one distance the beams for the well from the well? Is there a difference between a well (from a spring) and a cistern (rain water)? Does it make a difference if it belongs to an individual or if it is communal? What is the approach of Chanania, Rabbi Akiva and Rabbi Yehuda…

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Eruvin 19

By Michelle Cohen Farber / August 28, 2020 | ื—ืณ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืดืค

Today’s daf is sponsored by Adam Dicker and Caroline Hochstadter in commeration of the yahrzeit of Fred Hochstadter, Ephraim ben Baruch, z”l, an amazing father and Saba, as well as in celebration of the recent marriage of our son Shimshon Dicker to Zoe Abboudi. Saba would have been proud of you, Shim and Zoe, and…

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Eruvin 20

By Michelle Cohen Farber / August 29, 2020 | ื˜ืณ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืดืค

Pictures for today’s daf Abaye asks Rabba more questions regarding the case of a well. Other issues are discussed – are these posts considered a real mechitza? In order for a person to drink from a well (without the posts), one’s head and the majority of the body need to be in the private space…

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Eruvin 21

By Michelle Cohen Farber / August 30, 2020 | ื™ืณ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืดืค

Todayโ€™s daf is sponsored by Mary Lee, whose husband Steven Lee studies with Hadran daily, who is happy to listen to the voices of women, especially studying Talmud, and who would likely drive her crazy — being locked down together during this pandemic — if he werenโ€™t so immersed in it. Is the allowance of…

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