Bava Metziah 4:3

Bava Metziah 4:3

Jan 1, 2008 By Daniel Nevins | Text Study

How is the customer to be protected from fraud?

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Bava Kama 3:8

Bava Kama 3:8

Jan 1, 2008 By Daniel Nevins | Text Study

Who is liable in a rear-end collision?

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Kiddushin 3:1

Kiddushin 3:1

Jan 1, 2008 By Daniel Nevins | Text Study

What is the status of a betrothal?

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Gittin 9:1

Gittin 9:1

Jan 1, 2008 By Daniel Nevins | Text Study

Can a man control the marriage options of his ex-wife?

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Sotah 7:1-2

Sotah 7:1-2

Jan 1, 2008 By Daniel Nevins | Text Study

Is Hebrew necessary in Jewish ritual life? When and why?

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Nazir 6:1

Nazir 6:1

Jan 1, 2008 By Daniel Nevins | Text Study

What is a Nazirite, and what must he do?

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Nedarim 9:1

Nedarim 9:1

Jan 1, 2008 By Daniel Nevins | Text Study

If a person takes a rash vow, what factors can be summoned to release him?

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Ketubah 12:3

Ketubah 12:3

Jan 1, 2008 By Daniel Nevins | Text Study

What advice does the Talmud offer for estate skirmishes?

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Yevamot 15:1

Yevamot 15:1

Jan 1, 2008 By Daniel Nevins | Text Study

This tractate deals primarily with complicated cases that test the Torah’s dictate that if a man dies childless, his younger brother is obligated to marry the widow (Deut. 25:5-6). Mingled with these discussions are the consideration of many other situations involving widowhood, divorce, and remarriage.

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Hagigah 1:5

Hagigah 1:5

Jan 1, 2008 By Daniel Nevins | Text Study

On the three pilgrimage festivals of Passover, Shavuot and Sukkot, Jews were required to make pilgrimage to Jerusalem and bring two sacrifices. The re’iyah (appearance offering) was an olah (burned sacrifice). The hagigah (festive offering) was a sh’lamim (edible sacrifice). The latter was shared by the family as a simhah, or “happy meal.” The Torah does not specify the size of these sacrifices.

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