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Tamid 26

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 13, 2019 | י״ד בתשרי תש״פ

Where did the priests sleep? What if they had a seminal emission? When did they wake up and what did they do upon waking up? From where is it derived that they guarded in three different places? What did the places where they guarded from look like?

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Tamid 27

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 15, 2019 | ט״ז בתשרי תש״פ

Where did the levites guard – how many were there? Did the priests really sleep with their clothes under their heads? Is there a problem of benefiting from the clothing or from shaatnez? IS it forbidden to wear them outside the temple – if so, in the story regarding the event that happened on Yom…

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Tamid 28

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 15, 2019 | ט״ז בתשרי תש״פ

There was a person in charge of checking that the guard weren’t sleeping and they would be punished if they slept. The gemara praises those who rebuke other, despite the difficulty involved in fulfilling this commandmant. The events of the early morning hours are discussed – the priests wake up and check that all the…

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Tamid 29

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 16, 2019 | י״ז בתשרי תש״פ

The gemara explains the process of removing the ashes from the fire and putting them in a pile on top of the altar into the ‘tapuach’ and the setting up of new logs for the two piles of wood on the altar.

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Tamid 30

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 17, 2019 | י״ח בתשרי תש״פ

The mishna describes the next stages of the morning – the lottery for the 13 tasks relating to the sacrificing of the tamid. When were they able to start working and how did they figure out when that time was? How did they open the gates of the sanctuary? The first jobs were sacrificing the…

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Tamid 31

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 18, 2019 | י״ט בתשרי תש״פ

The mishna describes the slaughtering of the daily tamid sacrifice through sprinkling of the blood, flaying the hide, cutting its body into parts and the procession of priests carrying it to the ramp of the altar.

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Tamid 32

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 20, 2019 | כ״א בתשרי תש״פ

An aggadic tale is told of the rabbis of the Negev debating Alexander the Great. After they win the debate, he asks for advice how he can get to the land beyond the dark mountains. When he arrives, he finds a city with only women who also mange to outwit him. Does he learn his…

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Tamid 33

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 20, 2019 | כ״א בתשרי תש״פ

How did they perform the burning of the incense? How and when did they play instruments, sing and blow the trumpets?

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