Monthly Archives: March 2013

Every Action or Inaction for the Sake of Heaven

In parshat Shmini the inauguration of mishkan and the appointment of Aaron reaches its climax on the 8th day (rosh chodesh Nissan). However in the midst of the joy, Aaron’s sons Nadav and Avihu bring a “foreign fire” and are … Continue reading

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The Big Torah

Today in Eruvin 19 there was some interesting Agadita and a nice respite from the complexity of the rest of the masechta. A Tanna (THe shikkerdovid forgot his name) discussed how expansive is the Torah. There is a complex equation … Continue reading

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A Passover message from the Shikkerdovid: Got ist Ein

A simple idea that summerizes all of Passover: Got ist Ein. God is one. Hear Shlomo Carlbach sing in yiddish Echad Me yodae http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RR27LtqYSQw&list=PLnuftEmfAbZxneUpljd5XQYihH6r7nNOx&index=4 Have a spiritual, meanigful happy…. and a little Shikker PeSach.

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Blazing Saddle and Eruvin

The African American Sheriff recouts to Gene Wilder that when trekking westward with his family, a group of Indians attacked the wagon train and the white people would not allow allow his family to “circle the wagons” with them. Luckily, … Continue reading

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Gracie Allen Meets Eruvin

Today the Magid Shiur tells of the famous old time actress Gracie Allen who was advised the the “circumference is pi r squared” She responds, “no it aint, pie is round.” Today, Eruvin goes on a bender about geometry. The … Continue reading

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BEST DAF IN SHAS- EVER :ERUVIN 13

Today, was the Shikker Dovid’s all time favorite daf. Eruvin 13 has so much to it,.I encourage all to read it, daven over it. Sleep with it under your pillow. Drink over it. The mishna in the previous page cites … Continue reading

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Salt and Bread?

In parshat Vayikra in Chapter 2 verse 13, the Torah States: All your flour offerings shall be salted salted, and dont lack the salt of the covenant of god for the meal offering.” The Shikker Dovid has a questions. Why … Continue reading

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