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Shabbat 28: It’s a Unicorn!

Still talking about ritual impurity... Including non-kosher animals. Holy endeavors...
beni hassan

Linen, Wool, Shatnez, and Spinning

Todayโ€™s daf had some interesting issues about linen, wool and...
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Shabbat 27: Strange and Stranger Mitzvot, and What We Learn from Them

The impurity of Tzara'at and the impurity of the creepy-crawlies...
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Daf Yomi: One Week at a Time- Shabbat 19-25

This week we will review Daf 19-25 and discuss topics...
Women's Daf Yomi of Alon Shvut

Not all Cloth is Created Equal (regarding Teumah)

The daf begins with a concern regarding oils that when...
Julie Mendelsohn

How Cloth is Made–the Ancient Way

The rabbis in the Gemara had a lot of familiarity...
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Shabbat 26: Don’t Let Your Daughter-in-Law Catch on Fire

Back to oils for Shabbat candles - don't use the...
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Shabbat 25: Who Is Rich? Those Who Have Indoor Plumbing

Some basic terms of what invalidates kodshim - the sanctified...
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Shabbat 24: Ambivalence about the Sages’ Ambivalence about Chanukah

The influence of Chanukah: should it be mentioned in Birkat...
Women's Daf Yomi of Alon Shvut

Shabbat 23- Lighting for Chanukah and Shabbat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lS9yWGyP3VE Lighting for Chanukah and Shabbat. Concerns regarding people being...
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Shabbat 23: Like It or Not, People Gossip

Blessing the "commandment" of Chanukah. Lighting at every entrance to...
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Shabbat 22: Repurposing Chanukah Candles? Nope

Chanukah is still underway, but we can wax philosophical here,...
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