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Shekalim 2

By Michelle Cohen Farber / March 23, 2021 | ื™ืณ ื‘ื ื™ืกืŸ ืชืฉืคืดื

Masechet Shekalim is sponsored by Sarene Shanus and Harold Treiber in memory of their parents, “who taught us the value of learning and of being part of the Jewish community.” On the first of Adar, the court would announce about bringing the half-shekel to the temple for communal offerings and to remind people not to…

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Shekalim 3

By Michelle Cohen Farber / March 24, 2021 | ื™ืดื ื‘ื ื™ืกืŸ ืชืฉืคืดื

Today’s Daf is sponsored by Jill Shames in memory of her mother, and teacher, Seena Baker, ืฉืคืจื” ื‘ืช ื–ืืœื” ื•ื‘ืจื›ื” on her yahrzeit. “Mom, thank you for the love of learning you instilled in us and in so many, many others over the years.” And by Josh Wilkenfeld “in honor of the Chevy Chase Parking…

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Shekalim 4

By Michelle Cohen Farber / March 25, 2021 | ื™ืดื‘ ื‘ื ื™ืกืŸ ืชืฉืคืดื

Today’s Daf is sponsored by Naomi Oxman in honor of her beloved father, Rabbi David Younger. “There is no doubt how much we would have enjoyed learning daf yomi together. Your wisdom continues to inspire me. With continued love, admiration and much appreciation.” And by Ruth Winkleron on the occasion of getting vaccinated against Covid-19…

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Shekalim 5

By Michelle Cohen Farber / March 26, 2021 | ื™ืดื’ ื‘ื ื™ืกืŸ ืชืฉืคืดื

Today’s Daf is sponsored by Mona and David Schwartz and family in honor of the 27th yahrzeit of their mother and Bubby – Mary Horowitz a”h bat Aharon Halevi & Mirel. “A woman who’s home epitomized the mitzvah of Hachnasat Orchim” And by Sara Berelowitz “in honor of our new grandson, son of Aliza and…

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Shekalim 6

By Michelle Cohen Farber / March 27, 2021 | ื™ืดื“ ื‘ื ื™ืกืŸ ืชืฉืคืดื

If one collects money over time to give for oneโ€™s half shekel and by accident, one collected more than half a shekel, what is the status of the extra money? In which case do Beit Shamai and Beit Hillel disagree? How does it compare to money left over from a sin offering? What amount was…

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Shekalim 7

By Michelle Cohen Farber / March 28, 2021 | ื˜ืดื• ื‘ื ื™ืกืŸ ืชืฉืคืดื

This is Sunday’s daf. For Shabbat’s daf please click here For Friday’s daf please click here A nazir brings a sin offering, burnt offering and peace offering. What happens to money that is leftover from funds set aside for the nazir? Does it depend on the order in which the animals were purchased? What about…

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Shekalim 8

By Michelle Cohen Farber / March 29, 2021 | ื˜ืดื– ื‘ื ื™ืกืŸ ืชืฉืคืดื

Today’s Daf is sponsored by Barbara Ashkenas “in honor of her wonderful husband Ron whose warm support of my learning Daf Yomi spirited me to keep learning. I thank him with my full heart!” And in memory of Rav Ronen Neuwirth z”l.ย  What is the date for the new year for animal tithes? There are…

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Shekalim 9

By Michelle Cohen Farber / March 30, 2021 | ื™ืดื– ื‘ื ื™ืกืŸ ืชืฉืคืดื

Today’s Daf is sponsored by Laurence A Coe “in honor of Mimi and Miki Neumann Glazak, grandchildren of Michael Neumann z”l, whose life embodied the values of Torah and who inspired me to begin Daf Yomi.” And by Rabbi Claire Ginsburg Goldstein “in honor of her children Sam, Shira, and Shira’s Ivan, Seth and Sarah…

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Shekalim 10

By Michelle Cohen Farber / March 31, 2021 | ื™ืดื— ื‘ื ื™ืกืŸ ืชืฉืคืดื

What did they purchase with the money collected from the half-shekel? What was purchased with the remainder? What was done with the money from the previous year that was leftover? What salaries were paid from the money collected? Are people allowed to donate items to the Temple or volunteer their time? In what situations is…

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Shekalim 11

By Michelle Cohen Farber / April 1, 2021 | ื™ืดื˜ ื‘ื ื™ืกืŸ ืชืฉืคืดื

What items in the Temple, if disqualified, would prevent the rituals in the Temple from being able to be performed? Why would every high priest build a new ramp to lead the red heifer to the Mount of Olives for burning? Was it because of arrogance or some other reason? To those who hold that…

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