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Gittin 25

By Michelle Cohen Farber / January 7, 2016 | ื›ืดื• ื‘ื˜ื‘ืช ืชืฉืขืดื•

Is the concept of bereira dependent on whether the determining factor is in the person’s control or not? Study Guide Gittin 25

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Gittin 26

By Michelle Cohen Farber / January 8, 2016 | ื›ืดื– ื‘ื˜ื‘ืช ืชืฉืขืดื•

Three opinions are brought in the mishna regarding a get and other documents whether you can prepare the documents in advance and if so, which parts. ย The gemara brings different interpretations regarding the first tanna’s opinion whether it corresponds to rabbi Meir or Rabbi Elazar’s opinion.

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Gittin 28

By Michelle Cohen Farber / January 10, 2016 | ื›ืดื˜ ื‘ื˜ื‘ืช ืชืฉืขืดื•

In what cases do we presume someone is dead and in what cases do we not? ย Is there a difference between a case ofย a get sent by a sick person via a messenger – is the get valid ย – or a case where a Kohen went abroad and we want to know if his wife…

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Gittin 29

By Michelle Cohen Farber / January 11, 2016 | ืืณ ื‘ืฉื‘ื˜ ืชืฉืขืดื•

Can a messenger sent to bring a get appoint a new messenger in his place? ย Does it depend on why he wants to do that – because he is unable or simply doesn’t want to? ย Does it depend on if he is bringing it within Israel or from abroad?

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Gittin 30

By Michelle Cohen Farber / January 12, 2016 | ื‘ืณ ื‘ืฉื‘ื˜ ืชืฉืขืดื•

If someoneย makse a condition to giving the get and the condition isn’t fulfilled for reasons beyond hisย control – is the get a good get or not? ย the mishna and gemara discuss of case of someone who loans money and stipulates that instead of getting paid back, heย will deduct the amount from truma or maaser (assuming…

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Gittin 31

By Michelle Cohen Farber / January 13, 2016 | ื’ืณ ื‘ืฉื‘ื˜ ืชืฉืขืดื•

A person has maaser that belong to a levi in his house. ย Can he buy it off of him and not worry that they is trumat maaser there? ย A few different explanations of exactly what the situation is are given. ย A big discussion ensues over the weather – what are the differnet kinds of winds…

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Gittin 32

By Michelle Cohen Farber / January 14, 2016 | ื“ืณ ื‘ืฉื‘ื˜ ืชืฉืขืดื•

How does one cancel a get? ย At what stage can it be cancelled? ย Which wording is effective and which wording would not be effective to cancel? ย If he cancels the get that a messenger is sending, can he reuse the same get later if he in fact decides to divorce his wife or is the…

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Gittin 33

By Michelle Cohen Farber / January 15, 2016 | ื”ืณ ื‘ืฉื‘ื˜ ืชืฉืขืดื•

What is the reason for the takana of Rabban Gamliel and how does it connect to the issue of in front of how many people does he need to cancel the get. ย If one goes against the takana of Rabban Gamliel and cancels a get in a court (or in a court in a different…

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Gittin 35

By Michelle Cohen Farber / January 17, 2016 | ื–ืณ ื‘ืฉื‘ื˜ ืชืฉืขืดื•

A widow who comes to collectย her ketuba money form the orphans, must swear that the husband didn’t give her any of the ketuba money in his lifetime (just like all creditors need to do to collect from orphans on their father’s debts). ย The Rabbis were concerned she may swear falsely and therefore would not allow…

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Gittin 36

By Michelle Cohen Farber / January 18, 2016 | ื—ืณ ื‘ืฉื‘ื˜ ืชืฉืขืดื•

Different vows have different levels of strength regarding whether or not one can go to a chacham to cancel the vow. ย The takana of having witnesses sign on the get is explained both according to Rabbi Elazar (who claims that according to the Torah there is no need to witnesses to sign the get) and…

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