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Yoma 20

By Michelle Cohen Farber / May 1, 2021 | ื™ืดื˜ ื‘ืื™ื™ืจ ืชืฉืคืดื

  What does God have to say about those who sin on Yom Kippur? What about the Satan? Does he get heard on Yom Kippur? On what does it depend? What time was the removal of the ashes performed on different days of the year? Why? What is the definition of the word โ€œgeverโ€ in…

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Yoma 21

By Michelle Cohen Farber / May 2, 2021 | ื›ืณ ื‘ืื™ื™ืจ ืชืฉืคืดื

Today’s daf is sponsored by Elizabeth Jacob in memory of Danny Morris and all those killed in the tragic accident in Meron on Friday. May his memory be a blessing and may his family be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem. And in memory of all those killed and for a refuah shleima…

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Yoma 22

By Michelle Cohen Farber / May 3, 2021 | ื›ืดื ื‘ืื™ื™ืจ ืชืฉืคืดื

Why was the lottery system instituted for the job of the removal of the ashes? Originally, they didn’t think so many kohanim would be interested in the job so they said that whoever came first would get the job. However one time two kohanim raced up the ramp of the altar and one pushed the…

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Yoma 23

By Michelle Cohen Farber / May 4, 2021 | ื›ืดื‘ ื‘ืื™ื™ืจ ืชืฉืคืดื

This week’s shiurim are dedicated by Shira and Bill Futornick for the refuah shleima of Michelle Futornick, Ilana bat Miryam. And by Aviva Adler on her father Joseph Kahane’s 5th yahrzeit, Yoseph ben Tzvi HaKohen z”l. In what situations must one take revenge and in what situations is it forbidden? If the kohanim could only…

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Yoma 24

By Michelle Cohen Farber / May 5, 2021 | ื›ืดื’ ื‘ืื™ื™ืจ ืชืฉืคืดื

Is the dispute between Reish and Lakish and Rabbi Yochanan regarding the removal of the ashes (whether it is considered an avoda, a ritual, or not) a dispute also between tannaim? Rav and Levi disagree about a non-kohen who removes the ashes – is he liable for death in the hands of God or not?…

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Yoma 25

By Michelle Cohen Farber / May 6, 2021 | ื›ืดื“ ื‘ืื™ื™ืจ ืชืฉืคืดื

Today’s daf is sponsored by Ruth Leah Kahan, Jessica Shklar, and Emily Michelson in memory of their mother Kadimah bat haRav Avraham Tzvi ben Tzion v’Chaya on her third yahrzeit. And by Robin Bodek Rosenbaum to mark the 11th yahrzeit of her father, Rav Reuven ben Tzvi Hersh, Reuben Bodek. A prince of a man…

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Yoma 26

By Michelle Cohen Farber / May 7, 2021 | ื›ืดื” ื‘ืื™ื™ืจ ืชืฉืคืดื

The third lottery was for burning the incense and only those who had not done this job in the past could come – why? The fourth was to bring the body parts of the animal from the ramp to the top of the altar. Rabbi Eliezer ben Yaakov disagrees with this and thinks that whoever…

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Yoma 27

By Michelle Cohen Farber / May 8, 2021 | ื›ืดื• ื‘ืื™ื™ืจ ืชืฉืคืดื

Todayโ€™s daf is sponsored by Deborah Hamilton in honor of Susan Rosenberg’s birthday. “With love from the women of IAM who wish Susan a day of her favorite things including a swim at the Point, chocolate-covered pomegranate, and learning with the amazing women of Hadran.” From where is it derived that the flaying and cutting…

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Yoma 28

By Michelle Cohen Farber / May 9, 2021 | ื›ืดื– ื‘ืื™ื™ืจ ืชืฉืคืดื

Today’s daf is dedicated by Elana Perlin in honor of her mother, Barbara Alpert. Happy Mother’s Day! I love you and I’m glad I can share my thoughts with you on the daf every day. May the American, Canadian border open soon! The gemara brought two different versions of Rabbi Yochanan’s statement regarding when a…

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Yoma 29

By Michelle Cohen Farber / May 10, 2021 | ื›ืดื— ื‘ืื™ื™ืจ ืชืฉืคืดื

Today’s daf is in honor of the city of Jerusalem. Celebrating 54 years since its unification. And for a refuah shleima of Pesha Etel bat Sara.ย  Rav Nachman brings a list of things that are surprisingly more difficult/stronger than something else, like the sun on a cloudy day in comparison to a non-cloudy day. Rabbi…

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