Monthly Archives: November 2012

No One is Left Behind

The Talmud Shabbat page 35 describes how there would be 6 blasts of a horn on Friday afternoon before Shabbat. One of the blasts was to call the workers in from the fields. The Talmud states that the workers were … Continue reading

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Give Honor to All

In Parshat Chaya Sara the Torah describes how Avraham purchases the land an cave to bury sara from Ephron. The Torah describes how a bunch of people surround Ephron and Avrham. Avraham does not ask Ephron directly, rather he asks … Continue reading

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Gd remembered Sara and Noah. All “rememberings” are not Equal

Back in parshat Noach, the Torah said that after Gd remembered Noah in the ark. The Torah there uses the word “Yizcor”. In Vayeara, Gd remembers Sara and gives her a child. In Vayera with Sara the word is Pakad. … Continue reading

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Lessons in Helping from Shabbat 29

Today’s daf yomi, page 29 continues the discussion of things to be used as wicks, fuel and items to be used on shabbat and Yomi tov. ┬áToday the Talmud discusses the use of a pit from a date. Is this … Continue reading

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