Tag: Talmud

Aramaic Literature 3

– The Primary Targums The other most important Targum on the Pentateuch is that of Neofiti. It was discovered only recently (1956). It had remained hidden in the Vatican library, probably for centuries, before it was re-discovered. Lest the reader think that there is some sort of Da […]

Parashat Noach / פרשת נח

STUDY GUIDE NOACH (CHAPTERS 6:9-11:32) SUMMARY OF THE TORAH PORTION Noah is deemed righteous enough to be spared from the impending destruction of the wicked world; God tells him about the upcoming flood and commands him to build an ark; Noah gathers his family and animals into the […]

Cancellation of Debts

The Cancellation of Debts at the Conclusion of Shevi’it This year, 5775, is the Shemitta year, as we have discussed in the beginning of this year. There are therefore certain agricultural laws specific to the Land of Israel which apply during the Shemittayear. Besides for the Mitzvah of […]


LET’S STUDY ONKELOS      A Guide for Rabbis, Teachers and Torah Students to Study and Teach the Parashat Hashavua through the Eyes of its Most Important Translator By Stanley M. Wagner and Israel Drazin Based on the five volume, Onkelos on the Torah (Genesis-Deuteronomy), Understanding the Bible Text , by Israel Drazin and Stanley M. Wagner, published […]


NUMBERS 8 (ONKELOS) — 1 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying: 2 Speak with Aharon, and say to him: When thou dost kindle the lamps upon the face of the candelabrum, the seven lamps shall be burning (together). 3 And Aharon did so: on the face of […]

Latest Shiurim

The following Daf Yomi audio shiurim were just uploaded to realcleardaf.com: Shabbos, October 18, 2014: Yevamos 14  image of daf Friday, October 17, 2014: Yevamos 13  image of daf Thursday, October 16, 2014: Yevamos 12  image of daf  

Hoshana Rabbah

The following events occurred on Hoshana Rabbah: Hoshanah Rabbah – the Great Rejoicing. The last and greatest day of the feast. Gateway to Judaism Pg.342 A burnt offering of seven young bulls, two rams and fourteen male lambs a year old, all without defect. Bamidbar (Numbers) 29:32 Ritual […]