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Sukkah 22

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 29, 2021 | כ׳ באב תשפ״א

A month of shiurim are dedicated by Terri Krivosha for a refuah shleima for her beloved husband, Rabbi Hayim Herring, Hayim ben Feiga Riva.  A sukkah medublelet is a good sukkah. What is medublelet? Rav and Shmuel disagree. According to Shmuel it works by the principle chevot rami. What is that principle? Where else do…

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Sukkah 23

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 30, 2021 | כ״א באב תשפ״א

Today’s daf is sponsored by David Eisenstein in memory of Channa Bat Yehudah Yosef Ravvin. “In memory of my Aunt Hannah Ravvin whose life and family inspire us in our commitment to Jewish Life and learning.” The mishna permits a sukkah on a boat. The gemara points out that this is a subject of debate…

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Sukkah 24

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 31, 2021 | כ״ב באב תשפ״א

How does the gemara resolve the contradiction in Abaye regarding Rabbi Meir and Rabbi Yehuda – which one holds does one need to be concerned for death or not? In the end, they conclude that the debate regarding the wine of the Cutim was not about whether or not the flask will break but whether…

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Sukkah 25

By Michelle Cohen Farber / August 1, 2021 | כ״ג באב תשפ״א

Today’s daf is sponsored by Rina Goldberg in memory of her mother, Gitel Bat Dovid, Gertrude Kurz z”l whose yahrzeit is on 23 Av. “Our mother was in the first graduating class of the famed Hildesheimer Yeshiva in Berlin. She succeeded in instilling her love of Torah and Yiddishkeit to her two daughters, both of…

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Sukkah 26

By Michelle Cohen Farber / August 2, 2021 | כ״ד באב תשפ״א

Today’s daf is dedicated by Sara Berelowitz “in memory of my beautiful Mom Kayla bat Yehuda on her 8th yahrzeit who we all miss very much.” And by Aviva Adler for a refuah shleima for Leah bat Chaya Rivka. And in memory of Yaakov Israel ben Chaim Peretz, Rav Yaakov Kanievsky, the Steipler. Those who…

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Sukkah 27

By Michelle Cohen Farber / August 3, 2021 | כ״ה באב תשפ״א

There are a number of issues upon which Rabbi Eliezer and the rabbis disagree. Is one obligated to eat 14 meals in the sukkah? Can one make up the first meal on Shmini Atzeret (or possibly on all other days of Sukkot) if one missed eating that meal in the sukkah? If one can make…

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Sukkah 28

By Michelle Cohen Farber / August 4, 2021 | כ״ו באב תשפ״א

Today’s daf is sponsored by Faye Schwartz “liluy nishmat avy, Moshe Schwartz, Yakov Moshe ben HaRav Chayim Klonymous on the 25th yahrzeit of his passing. My father was an ish tam who possessed tremendous emunah despite the many hardships he encountered throughout his lifetime. He was koveyah itim and managed to complete the daf yomi…

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Sukkah 29

By Michelle Cohen Farber / August 5, 2021 | כ״ז באב תשפ״א

Today’s shiur is dedicated by Natalie Taylor for the refuah shleima of two women whom I love very much: Bracha bat Rachel and Devora Shulamit bat Yocheved Chana. May both these amazing women have successful operations this week and an easy recovery. What items should/should not be brought into the Sukkah? If it starts to…

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Sukkah 30

By Michelle Cohen Farber / August 6, 2021 | כ״ח באב תשפ״א

Today’s daf is sponsored by Jennifer and Daniel Geretz in memory of Rachel “Chela” Geretz, ob”m, on the occasion of her second yahrtzeit. The law that one cannot perform a mitzva through a transgression is learned from verses relating to sacrifices. From there, Rabbi Yochanan in the name of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai learned that…

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Sukkah 31

By Michelle Cohen Farber / August 7, 2021 | כ״ט באב תשפ״א

A stolen sukkah – can it be used? Rabbi Eliezer forbids and the rabbis permit. Rav Nachman limits the case in which they disagree – only in a case where one kicked another out of his sukkah, but all would agree if one stole wood and used it to build a sukkah, it would be…

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