Tag: Daf Yomi

Corona virus Question

The “Ha’Gomel” Blessing for One Who Has Recovered from the Corona virus Question: If one was sick with the Corona virus but was not in any life-threatening danger and the illness merely caused one to be bedridden, must one recite the “Ha’Gomel” blessing? Answer: In the previous Halacha we explained that there […]

Fast of Tisha Be’av

Those Obligated and Exempt from the Fast of Tisha Be’avSomeone Ill with a Non-Life-Threatening Illness One who is ill (meaning that he is actually bedridden and the like, even if the illness is not life-threatening) is exempt from fasting on Tisha Be’av. When in doubt about one’s status, […]

The “Three Weeks”

The three-week period between the Seventeenth of Tammuz and the Ninth of Av is dubbed by our Sages “Between the Straits,” based on the verse (Eicha 1, 3), “All of her enemies overtook her between the straits.” Our Sages tell us that these three weeks between the Seventeenth […]

Bending the Truth

Bending the Truth for the Sake of Peace Question: May one lie to one’s father or mother so as not to cause an argument between one’s parents? Answer: The Torah states that when Sarah heard that she would conceive a son, “Sarah laughed to herself and said, ‘After I have […]

The Twelfth Blessing of the Amida

“Shover Oyevim U’Machnia Zedim” (The Twelfth Blessing of the Amida) Question: In the Blessing regarding the heretics in the daily Amida prayer, how should one end the twelfth blessing: “Shover Oyevim U’Machnia Zedim” (He who smashes enemies and humbles the wicked) or “Shover Oyevim U’Machnia Minim” (He who […]

Sending Mishloach Manot to a Diabetic

Question: If one sends sweets to one’s friend as Mishloach Manot and the recipient does not partake of these sweets since he is a diabetic and abstains from eating foods containing sugar, has the sender fulfilled his obligation of Mishloach Manot? Answer: Let us introduce this topic by saying that there is a […]

Daf A Week Chagigah 14a-b

before the creation of the world, but they were not created. The Torah was supposed to have been given a thousand generations after the world was created, as it is written: “He commanded His word for a thousand generations” (Psalms 105:8), but God gave it earlier, after only […]

Berakhot Daf 30a-b

30aל׳ א לִישַׁתֵּף אִינָשׁ נַפְשֵׁיהּ בַּהֲדֵי צִבּוּרָא. הֵיכִי נֵימָא? — ״יְהִי רָצוֹן מִלְּפָנֶיךָ ה׳ אֱלֹהֵינוּ שֶׁתּוֹלִיכֵנוּ לְשָׁלוֹם״ וְכוּ׳. a person should associate himself with the congregation and should not pray for himself alone. How should he say it? May it be Your will, Lord our God, that You […]

Daf A Week Berakhot 29a-b

29a and scrutinized it, in an attempt to remember the blessing for two or three hours, and they did not remove him from serving as prayer leader. The Gemara asks: Why did they not remove him? Didn’t Rav Yehuda say that Rav said: One who was serving as […]