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Monday, June 27, 2022 / 28 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Chukat 2: Zin desert, 1st month (40th yr), Miriam dies, no water, people complain, Moshe & Aaron fall on face, God appears.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 3:8 Intended to say Truma & said Maaser, or confusion with any other vow, meaningless until his heart & mind are one.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 112: Woman says forbidden to husband & wants Ktuba payment needs proof. Prevents her casting eyes on other man & taking $.
#RambamYomi #Mikvaot 5:6 Cistern full w/ drawn water, canal of rainwater flows thru. Pasul until determine if 3 Lugim of drawn water remain.
#HalachaYomi OC 301:7 Can’t go out on Shabat with something that’s not adornment or worn. If carries item in normal fashion, liable.
#TanyaYomiM 28Sivan: God could have created worlds in infinite quantity & quality & given them life forever & not created this world at all.
#EmunaYomi 476: Life’s difficulties serve added purpose; help lead each of us on path of our individual mission on earth.

 

Sunday, June 26, 2022 / 27 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Chukat 1: Red cow: kill outside camp; burn w/ cedar, hyssop, wool; mix ashes in water; sprinkle on impure from death; purifies.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 3:6 If gave Truma b4 Bikurim or Maaser Rishon b4 Truma or Maaser Sheni b4 Maaser Rishon, violated command, but accepted.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 111: If Yevama says within 30 days of marriage I haven’t had relations with him, court forces him to do Halitza with her.
#RambamYomi #Mikvaot 4:7 Mikva had exactly 40 Se’ah, added Se’ah of drawn water, then removed Se’ah of water from it, Mikveh is acceptable.
#HalachaYomi OC 301:5 Allowed to walk on Shabat to Mitzva matters thru water, as well as return, so that it won’t be a deterrent in future.
#TanyaYomiM 27Sivan: God’s life-force undergoes numerous & powerful contractions in order to bring finite, limited beings into existence.
#EmunaYomi 475: When understand benefits of life’s difficulties, can understand why God sent our souls to this lowly material world.

 

Shabbat, June 25, 2022 / 26 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Korach 7: Levites get all tithes in exchange for their work of Ohel Moed, but get no land. Children of Israel can’t approach.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 3:5 Said Truma or Maaser of this pile is in it. R Shimon: designated. Sages: only if says it’s in pile’s north or south.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 110: If has intercourse with woman he married as minor, intention is in framework established by initial betrothal.
#RambamYomi #Mikvaot 3:24 When immerse laundered clothes, the water must penetrate through them to the extent that air bubbles arise.
#HalachaYomi OC 301:1-2 Don’t run on Shabat unless to synagogue or similar. Kids who enjoy, can jump & run. Can go for a pleasure walk.
#TanyaYomiM 26Sivan: God’s Thoughts & Knowledge encompass all created beings & is life-force that brings it into existence from nothingness.
#EmunaYomi 474: People who haven’t been tested are very limited in their capability to understand faith or get close to God.

 

Friday, June 24, 2022 / 25 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Korach 6: God: Aaron, family in charge of Temple, Levites help. Non-Kohen gets close, die. You get part of offerings; no land.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 3:3 Two partners took Truma, one after the other. R Akiva: both are Truma. Sages: the Truma of the first is Truma.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 109: If performs Mitzvot is engaged in Torah study, while one who isn’t performing Mitzvot isn’t engaged in Torah study.
#RambamYomi #Mikvaot 2:6 Loose necklaces don’t intervene, don’t strangle. Tight ones intervene; women choke themselves w/ them to look fat.
#HalachaYomi OC 300:1 Should always set table after Shabat to escort the Shabat out, even if will only eat a Kzayit (olive-worth) of food.
#TanyaYomiM 25Sivan: “There is no place devoid of God, in upper or lower worlds.” “God grasps all, none can grasp God.”
#EmunaYomi 473: Know that difficulties are vehicles to strengthen our souls, bring us closer to God, give strength to handle any situation.

 

Thursday, June 23, 2022 / 24 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Korach 5: God to Moshe to calm complaints: take staff of each tribe prince + Aaron’s, put in Ohel Moed. Aaron’s blooms almonds.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 3:1 Gave cucumber as Truma, was found to be bitter; melon, was found to be rotten, it’s Truma, but must give again.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 108: Anyone she leaves by Gett, forbidden for her to return to him. Anyone she leaves by Miyun, she can return to him.
#RambamYomi #Mikvaot 1:10 For Mikva immersion, visible portions of body must be in contact with water. But must still clean folds of body.
#HalachaYomi OC 299:6 Forgot to make Havdala Motzai Shabat, can make until Tuesday, just blessing on wine & Hamavdil, not candle & spices.
#TanyaYomiM 24Sivan: Error to think Tzimtzum doctrine means God removed self from world & only guides from above w/ individual Providence.
#EmunaYomi 472: R’ Akiva, son of poor converts. Spiritually self-made man. Slow, tenacious & relentless effort to learn Torah & refine soul.

 

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 / 23 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Korach 4: God furious. Moshe: Aaron, take incense into crowd, because plague started. Aaron runs. Stops plague. 14,000 died.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 2:4 Can’t give Truma from one kind for another kind. If he did give it isn’t Truma. All kinds of wheat count as one.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 107: Beit Shamai: a man doesn’t readily render his act of intercourse as a licentious act of intercourse.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 28:5 Pouch w/ inner pouch, 1 of the 2 contracted impurity due to impure liquids, the other does not contract impurity.
#HalachaYomi OC 299:5 If a person erred and ate before making Havdala, can still make Havdala afterwards.
#TanyaYomiM 23Sivan: God is unchanging. Alone pre-creation & alone post-creation. No difference between God’s Knowledge & God’s Self.
#EmunaYomi 471: Talmud story: 4 sages entered upper spiritual worlds: 1 died, 1 went crazy, 1 lost faith & only R’ Akiva came out unscathed.

 

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 / 22 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Korach 3: Earth swallows up Korach’s people, their families & belongings. 250 incense-men burned by God. Censers used on Altar.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 2:2 Can’t give Truma from impure produce for pure. If gave unwittingly, Truma is valid; If intentionally, did nothing.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 106: This is what the Sage said: A mistaken Halitza is always valid, while a mistaken bill of divorce is always invalid.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 27:4 Bent shield: gets Midras impurity. Stadium sport shield: human corpse impurity. Arabs’ play-shield: entirely pure.
#HalachaYomi OC 299:1 Can’t eat or drink (except water) after Shabat until hear Havdala. If started eating during Shabat don’t have to stop.
#TanyaYomiM 22Sivan: God’s attribute of Malchut, Tzimtzum, allows time & space to exist. Otherwise, all would be nullified by God’s light.
#EmunaYomi 470: God doesn’t illuminate us too strongly. Gives us chances to strengthen spiritual selves, become sturdy vessels for light.

 

Monday, June 20, 2022 / 21 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Korach 2: Datan/Aviram: You didn’t bring us to land of milk & honey. Korach group of 250 bring censers w/ incense to Mishkan.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 1:10 Can’t take Truma from produce whose processing is complete for produce that isn’t or viceversa. If did, it’s Truma.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 105: Descendants of Bet Eli died young (around 18). Raba who focused on Torah study lived to 40; Abaya Torah & Chesed, 60.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 26:14 Even when an entire bed contracted impurity, if it was immersed component by component, it is pure.
#HalachaYomi OC 298:14 People sitting in the Bet Midrash on Motzai Shabat & they brought them a Havdala candle, one person blesses for all.
#TanyaYomiM 21Sivan: “World” relates to space & time, not to God’s attributes. Only attribute of Malchut relates to God’s infinite presence.
#EmunaYomi 469: Just as electricity can’t go directly from generator to light-bulb, God can’t reveal self directly to us; would destroy us.

 

Sunday, June 19, 2022 / 20 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Korach 1: Korach & co. challenge Moshe/Aaron authority. Moshe: bring incense tomorrow & God will decide. Datan/Aviram nasty.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 1:8 Can’t give Truma from oil for crushed olives or wine for trodden grapes. If did, it’s Truma, but has to give again.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 104: Yevama removed shoe & spat correctly but didn’t say text, Halitza ok. Said text & spat, but didn’t remove shoe, not.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 25:1 All flat wooden implements made to sit, lie, or ride upon are susceptible to Midras impurity: bed, chair, etc.
#HalachaYomi OC 298:11 Can make Havdala on synagogue candle if there’s an important person present; if not, no. Some say it’s the opposite.
#TanyaYomiM 20Sivan: “There’s no king without a nation (Am).” Word “Am” (nation) from word Omemut (concealed). Separate & distant from King.
#EmunaYomi 468: Once develop awareness that our environment is God’s way of talking to us, we sharpen our perception to events in our lives.

 

Shabbat, June 18, 2022 / 19 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shlach 7: Blasphemy gets divine Karet punishment. Man found gathering wood on Shabat, God orders stone him to death. Tzitzit.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 1:6 There are 5 who can’t give Truma, but if did, the Truma is valid: mute; drunk; naked; blind; had seminal emission.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 103: When a woman crouches to give birth, she pushes her heels into her thighs and she gives birth.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 24:10 Cloth pillow contracted Midras impurity, made into cloak or vice versa, impure due to Midras as it was before.
#HalachaYomi OC 298:6 Non-Jew lit Havdala candle from Jew’s fire, or Jew lit from non-Jew’s, can bless. Non-Jew lit from non-Jew, don’t.
#TanyaYomiM 19Sivan: Thru God’s attribute of Gvura & Tzimtzum, heaven, earth & all their host appear as independently existing entities.
#EmunaYomi 467: Attributing everything to God smooths out life’s bumpiness. We thank God for our successes & don’t despair about failures.

 

Friday, June 17, 2022 / 18 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shlach 6: When reach land, separate 1st part of dough as gift to God. If the nation sins inadvertently Kohen brings sacrifice.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 1:5 Can’t take Truma from Leket (gleanings), Shichecha (forgotten sheaf), Peah (corner) or Hefker (ownerless produce).
#DafYomi #Yevamot 102: “Most of foot” = “Most of heel.” Then why called most of foot? Because whole weight of leg puts pressure on the heel.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 23:10 Cloak that had contracted impurity of a Zav was afterwards made into a curtain, it is purified from that impurity.
#HalachaYomi OC 298:3 Custom to look at palms & fingernails in Havdala candlelight. Zohar: Bend fingers to see palms & nails at same time.
#TanyaYomiM 18Sivan: “In the heavens above & on earth below ‘En Od’ there’s nothing else but God.” All else as nothing compared to God.
#EmunaYomi 466: With spiritual eyes that see life’s ultimate objective, troubles are opportunities for spiritual growth, bring God in lives.

 

Thursday, June 16, 2022 / 17 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shlach 5: If bring bull as Olah, Zevah or Shlamim w/ 3/10 fine flour + 1/2 Hin oil, 1/2 Hin wine. Same if ox, ram, sheep, goat.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 1:2 Heresh who speaks but can’t hear can’t give Truma, but if does, ok. Heresh of whom sages talk doesn’t hear or speak.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 101: Must do Halitza in front of 3 judges even if they’re laymen. Did w/ shoe (soft leather) ok, w/ soft shoe (cloth) not.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 22:15 If head covering is torn, if it no longer can cover greater portion of the hair on the woman’s head, it’s pure.
#HalachaYomi OC 298:2 Great Mitzva to bless in Havdala on “torch-like” candle (>2 wicks). Doesn’t have, light other candle besides home 1.
#TanyaYomiM 17Sivan: Name “Elokim” attribute of Gvura & Tzimtzum; numerical = “hateva” (nature); conceals God’s light; all seems “natural.”
#EmunaYomi 465: When realize material gratification leads nowhere, ready to channel desires & energies into satisfying soul & seeking God.

 

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 / 16 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shlach 4: Men > 20 yrs old will die in desert. Nation to wander 40 yrs. 10 spies die of plague. Rebels fail to enter Canaan.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 10:9 Movable property can be acquired only by act of drawing, but whoever fulfills his word, Sages are pleased w/ him.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 100: Where poor man’s tithe distributed, given to women 1st. Beneath woman’s honor for her to wait with men for long time.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 21:4 Plumb lines used by roofers and artists are impure regardless of their length.
#HalachaYomi OC 297:2 Don’t make Havdala blessing on bathroom spices, spices for the dead, or those used by non-Jews at their festivities.
#TanyaYomiM 16Sivan: Only Tzadikim in GanEden given reward of understanding life-force & light which come from attributes of Chesed & Gvura.
#EmunaYomi 464: Once our Emuna is developed to the point where we actively seek God, life becomes sweet & gratifying, despite tribulations.

 

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 / 15 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shlach 3: Mob threatens Caleb/Joshua, God appears, set to destroy Israel, set up new nation from Moshe. Moshe has Him relent.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 10:7 Sages: beehive – not land; can’t use as security to write Prozbul; gets impurity; if took honey on Shabat, exempt.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 99: If God doesn’t cause a stumbling block through animals of righteous, all the more so through the righteous themselves.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 20:2 Coated earthenware container for cooking, coating isn’t joined to it. Coated to heat tar, is as if joined to it.
#HalachaYomi OC 297:1 At Havdala bless over spices, if has. If doesn’t have, doesn’t need to go after them.
#TanyaYomiM 15Sivan: Tzimtzum & concealing of God’s life force are called Kelim (vessels). God’s life force itself is called God’s Light.
#EmunaYomi 463: Modesty, Emuna & desire 1 entity. Knowing limitation leads to modesty, modesty to Emuna, Emuna invokes desire for God.

 

Monday, June 13, 2022 / 14 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shlach 2: Spied land 40 days, saw giants, brought back giant grapes & other fruit, said can’t conquer, Caleb & Joshua say can.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 10:5 A pre-dated Prozbul is valid, post-dated is invalid. Pre-dated loan documents invalid, but post-dated one valid.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 98: Just as Nineveh’s fortune turned from bad to good, in Yerovam B Yoash’s days Israel’s fortune turned from bad to good.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 19:15 Kettle w/ hole patched w/ tar, pure, can’t hold hot liquids as it holds cold ones. Kli made of tar, beeswax, pure.
#HalachaYomi OC 296:4 If person doesn’t have enough money to buy wine for both Kidush & Havdala, buy for Havdala. Can make Kidush w/ bread.
#TanyaYomiM 14Sivan: Just as can’t comprehend God, can’t understand His ability to create something from nothing and give it life.
#EmunaYomi 462: When realize futility vs all world’s forces, become modest. Important prerequisite for Emuna. Know can’t navigate w/o God.

 

Sunday, June 12, 2022 / 13 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shlach 1: God to Moshe: send men to tour Canaan, 1/tribe. From Paran desert to Negev & up mountain. Reconnoiter. Grape season.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 10:3 Loan secured by Prozbul not cancelled by Shmita. Enacted by Hilel Hazaken. Saw people weren’t lending near Shmita.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 97: Any Torah scholar in whose name a matter of Halakha is said in this world, his lips mouth the words in the grave.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 18:3 Homeowner’s funnel pure. Perfumer’s funnel can be impure: its turned on its side for customers to smell fragrance.
#HalachaYomi OC 296:1 Havdala order: wine, spices, candle, Havdala. Sign YBNH. Must be careful that cup of wine shouldn’t be deficient.
#TanyaYomiM 13Sivan: Name “Hava’ye” means that which brings everything into existence ex nihilo. Prefix Yud indicates present & continuous.
#EmunaYomi 461: Why is getting to know God so difficult? Seems like losing battle. But constant struggle is what drives person to seek God.

 

Shabbat, June 11, 2022 / 12 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behaalotcha 7: Graves of Craving: ate quail, God kills. Miriam & Aaron speak of Moshe’s Chushite wife. Miriam gets Tzaraat.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 10:1 Shmita year cancels a debt written in a document or one not written in a document. Debt to a shop isn’t cancelled.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 96: Sages argued in shul, Torah scroll torn in anger. R Yosi B Kisma: Surprised if doesn’t become idolatrous place. Did.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 17:1 Kli accessories are considered as the Kli itself. If Kli contracts impurity, its needed accessory is also impure.
#HalachaYomi OC 295:1 After Arvit on Motzaei Shabat, Chazan says Havdala in order to fulfill the obligation for whoever doesn’t have wine.
#TanyaYomiM 12Sivan: Breath of God’s mouth flows & brings all into existence. Can’t comprehend Divine source of all created things.
#EmunaYomi 460: Biggest concealment: no clarity what God wants from us. Rabbis disagree. Many who follow Torah life don’t seem close to God.

 

Friday, June 10, 2022 / 11 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behaalotcha 6: Ark. People: complain, fire, crying, Moshe prays, fire stops, want meat, Moshe suicidal, 70 elders, bird feast.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 9:9 If one eats dough of 7th year produce before Halah is taken from it, incurs death penalty at the hands of heaven.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 95: Before wed, he’s permitted to all women, she to all men. After, she’s forbidden to all men, he to all her relatives.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 16:10 When the crack in an oven is positioned in a corner, even though one smeared clay at the sides, it is pure.
#HalachaYomi OC 294:1 Say Havdala in Amida in Chonen Hadaat blessing. Forgot, don’t repeat, as need to say Havdala over cup of wine as well.
#TanyaYomiM 11Sivan: Sun example of inability to see God’s “Activating Force.” Can see sun’s light outside of sun, but as nothing within it.
#EmunaYomi 459: 5th concealment: Torah & Mitzvot: seem incongruous w/ living life in this world. Multiple restrictions on work, time, life.

 

Thursday, June 9, 2022 / 10 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behaalotcha 5: Year 2, Month 2, Day 12: Cloud leads Israel from Sinai to Paran. Order of march. Moshe asks Hovav to accompany.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 9:6 Gathered moist herbs, can eat them until sweet herbs in field have dried up; dry herbs, can eat until 2nd rainfall.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 94: Woman not believed if said: My Yavam died (so free to marry others), or my sister died (so can marry brother-in-law).
#RambamYomi #Keilim 15:10 Furnace to make lime, glass, or pottery, pure. Oven w/ side opening & border on its side, susceptible to impurity.
#HalachaYomi OC 293:2 After Shabat, careful not to do any work until see 3 small stars. If cloudy, wait until have no doubt in his heart.
#TanyaYomiM 10Sivan: Can’t see God’s “Activating Force” & “Breath of His mouth.” Would nullify material reality that we see.
#EmunaYomi 458: God’s 4th concealment: tribulations: financial, physical, emotional, conceal God’s lovingkindness; Emuna almost impossible.

 

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 / 9 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behaalotcha 4: Constant cloud over Mishkan & fire at night. When cloud moved, signal for camp to follow. Made silver trumpets.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 9:5 Purslane may be eaten during 7th year until there’s no more wild purslane in Bet Netopha valley (lower Galilee).
#DafYomi #Yevamot 93: R Huna/ Rav/ RYanai/ RḤiya/ Rebi/ R Meir/ R EliezerBYakov/ R Akiva: Can transfer entity that hasn’t yet come to world.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 14:4 Rooster swallows dead crawling animal or human corpse flesh, then falls inside an oven: oven is pure, until dies.
#HalachaYomi OC 292:1 Shabat Minha 3 people read from Torah >10 verses from next week’s reading. Even if Festival, read next week’s portion.
#TanyaYomiM 9Sivan: Existence requires God’s constant “Activating Force.” Otherwise, all would return to nothingness & non-existence.
#EmunaYomi 457: 3rd layer, God’s concealment: human body; coarsest material form; opposite spirituality, Godliness; gravitates to physical.

 

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 / 8 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behaalotcha 3: Yr 2, Month 1, God: bring Pesach sacrifice. Ritually unclean can’t. Got chance to bring sacrifice next month.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 9:2 3 territories for removal of Sheviit produce: Judea, Transjordan, Galilee; & there are 3 territories in each one.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 92: Court ruled sun set after Shabat (can do labor) but then sun shone, not ruling for which court blamed, but an error.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 13:9 Neither oven, range, or other cooking places contract impurity unless impurity is found from the sealing & inward.
#HalachaYomi OC 291:5 3rd Shabat meal should be w/ bread. Some say can fulfill w/ Mezonot but not fruit. Some say even fruit. W/ bread best.
#TanyaYomiM 8Sivan: Foolish to compare God’s Creation to man’s creations. Man’s creations remain independent of man.
#EmunaYomi 456: 2nd layer of God’s concealment: humans. Have free will. Do whatever want. No immediate or visible divine repercussions.

 

Monday, June 6, 2022 / 7 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behaalotcha 2: Levites cleansed and “waved” as part of consecration to serve in Temple; instead of firstborns; from age 25-50.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 8:11 Bath heated with straw or stubble of 7th year, permitted to wash in it. But if he’s an important man, shouldn’t.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 91: Might have thought if woman disqualified from Ktuva, sons can still benefit? No, entire Ktuva & conditions canceled.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 12:14 Hole made in upper portion of a large pot or a bowl, it is impure. If it is in its lower portion, it is pure.
#HalachaYomi OC 291:1 Be very careful to eat 3rd Shabat meal; even if full, fulfill w/ volume of egg. If can’t eat at all, doesn’t have to.
#TanyaYomiM 7Sivan: If letters of God’s 10 utterances @ Creation would depart, all would return to nothingness as before 6 days of Creation.
#EmunaYomi 455: Layers of God’s concealment: Laws of nature appear absolute & conceal God’s individual Divine Presence over each creation.

 

Sunday, June 5, 2022 / 6 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behaalotcha 1: Menora: candelabrum, 1 piece of hammered gold, 7 branches. Levites: separation & consecration to Temple service.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 8:10 R Akiva was told R Eliezer said: eats Samaritan bread like eats pig. R Akiva: Silence! I won’t tell you what said.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 90: Man cohabited with his wife under fig tree. Court flogged him. Not forbidden, but to discourage licentious behavior.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 11:13 Broken or scratched metal mirror: if doesn’t reflect majority of face, it’s pure. Reflects majority: still a Kli.
#HalachaYomi OC 289:1 Shabat day: set table, nice tablecloth, like at night, make Kidush on wine, wash hands, bless over 2 loaves, meal.
#TanyaYomiM 6Sivan: “Educate child according to *his* way, even when old won’t depart from it.” Means it’s not path of the perfect truth.
#EmunaYomi 454: Untried & unproven soul that derives unearned pleasure in spiritual world sorely embarrassed in front of other souls.

 

Shabbat, June 4, 2022 / 5 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Naso 7: Total: 12 silver bowls, basins, gold spoons w/ incense, bulls, rams, lambs, goats, + 24 oxen, + 60 rams, goats, lambs.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 8:8 Can’t buy slaves, land, or an unclean beast with Sheviit money. If did, must buy and eat food for their equivalent.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 89: Reason Sages instituted a Ktuva for an ordinary woman? So that she won’t be demeaned in his eyes and easily divorce.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 10:3 Bloodletter’s needle, the utensil with which he draws blood, is susceptible to impurity. A sundial pointer is pure.
#HalachaYomi OC 288:8 We don’t fast on Shabat for any trouble, of all troubles that may come.
#TanyaYomiM 5Sivan: God’s light rests on divine soul by destroying animal soul’s Garments of thought/speech/action; turn from dark to light.
#EmunaYomi 453: Soul actually desires to descend to “war zone” of material world to rightfully earn lofty place in proximity to God.

 

Friday, June 3, 2022 / 4 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Naso 6: More sacrifices, all identical, on successive days: Princes of Gad, Efraim, Menase, Benjamin, Dan, Asher, Naftali.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 8:5 Can’t use proceeds of Sheviit to pay a worker’s wages even if providing a service that the receiver bodily enjoys.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 88: Yosef recognized brothers but they didn’t recognize him. R Ḥisda: teaches that Yosef left w/o a beard, came w/ beard.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 9:12 When a chain has a lock, it is susceptible to impurity. If it is meant to secure an entity, it is pure.
#HalachaYomi OC 288:5 Some say: fast on Shabat if had 1 of 3 dreams: Torah burning; Yom Kipur’s Neila prayer; beams of home or teeth fall.
#TanyaYomiM 4Sivan: 2nd Temple had no Ark. God’s light descended by degrees. Since Temple destroyed, God only has “4 cubits of Halacha.”
#EmunaYomi 452: Material world advantage: enables spiritual gain; spiritual world doesn’t. Seems contradictory, but cardinal principle.

 

Thursday, June 2, 2022 / 3 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Naso 5: Mishkan complete. Princes give wagons & oxen for transport. Prince sacrifices: Judah, Isachar, Zebulun, Ruben, Simon.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 8:3 Shmita produce can’t be sold by measure, weight or number. Neither figs by number, nor vegetables by weight.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 87: R Ada b Ahava: Bat Kohen married, then separated from hubby w/ no kid, eats from dad’s Truma, not breast, rt hind leg.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 8:14 Wherever bells are found, they’re susceptible to impurity, except in large cities; majority there made for doors.
#HalachaYomi OC 288:2 Opinion that if eating is harmful to person & derives pleasure by not eating, then doesn’t have to eat Shabat morning.
#TanyaYomiM 3Sivan: 1st Temple: Ark w/Luchot, revealed aspect of God’s light. Didn’t descend by degree, “God’s work & writing” supernatural.
#EmunaYomi 451: Soul in original non-corporal state can’t know or understand God or His attributes. Needs to descend to this physical world.

 

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 / 2 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Naso 4: Sotah: suspected adulteress, bitter water ritual checks if guilty. Nazir: no grape products, cut hair, contact w/ dead.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 8:1 General principle of Shmita: If usually designated as food for humans, can’t make a poultice of it for a person.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 86: Levites penalized via tithes because didn’t ascend to Israel in days of Ezra. Opinions: Must give to poor; to Kohens.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 7:13 When a shoe was damaged, if it does not cover the majority of the foot, it is pure.
#HalachaYomi OC 287:1 Can console mourners on Shabat & visit the sick, & say to sick “on Shabat we don’t cry out & healing is close.”
#TanyaYomiM 2Sivan: Shrine of Holy of Holies contained in each world. Also source of Talmud’s wisdom. Halacha derived from God’s attributes.
#EmunaYomi 450: Soul is tiny spark of God in each & every one of us. In spiritual world, basks in sublime delight of Divine illumination.

 

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 / 1 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Naso 3: Banished from camp those ritually unclean from: tzaraat, male discharge, contact w/ dead. Was treacherous, pays +1/5.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 7:7 New rose preserved in old oil, can take out rose. But old rose preserved in new oil, subject to law of removal.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 85: Why do women forbidden as secondary relatives by rabbinic law not have marriage contract? To speed up their divorce.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 6:1 Impure Kli broken beyond use regains purity by being broken. Pure broken Kli’s pieces not susceptible to impurity.
#HalachaYomi OC 286:3 Can eat before Musaf prayer, fruits or even some bread, even if satiating, but can’t have a meal.
#TanyaYomiM 1Sivan: What are the “garments” able to conceal & clothe God’s light without being nullified? The 613 Mitzvot.
#EmunaYomi 449: Lack of Emuna perpetuates the Diaspora and exile. Conversely, enhanced Emuna hastens the full redemption of our people.

 

Monday, May 30, 2022 / 29 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Naso 2: Sons of Merari (Levi tribe) job: carry planks, bars, pillars, sockets, pegs, ropes & implements of Ohel Moed & Mishkan.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 7:4 Bought first-born animal for his son’s wedding feast, or for a festival, then decides doesn’t need it, can sell it.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 84: “When a man or woman shall commit any sin that people commit.” Equates woman to man for all punishments of the Torah.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 5:3 Lyre is susceptible to impurity. Levites’ Temple lyres: pure. Guitar, standing harp & drum, susceptible to impurity.
#HalachaYomi OC 286:1 Time of Musaf prayer right after Shaharit prayer & up to end of 7th hour. Prayed after 7th, works, but called sinner.
#TanyaYomiM 29Iyar: Worlds can’t endure, receive God’s light w/o Garments to screen, conceal light so not entirely nullified, lose identity.
#EmunaYomi 448: By virtue of Emuna, not only is one forgiven for all transgressions, but harsh edicts are overturned.

 

Sunday, May 29, 2022 / 28 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Naso 1: Sons of Gershon of tribe of Levi work: carry curtains of Mishkan, of Ohel Moed, coverings, screens, hangings, ropes.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 7:3 Pomegranate peels and blossoms, nutshells and fruit seeds: Shmita applies to them and their money substitutes.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 83: R’ Yosi: A hermaphrodite is a creature unto himself, and the Sages did not determine whether he is a male or a female.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 4:6 Metal ring with coral signet, susceptible to impurity. Coral ring with metal signet, not susceptible to impurity.
#HalachaYomi OC 285:3 From 1st day of week considered “reading with congregation” for reading to self weekly portion 2x + 1x translation.
#TanyaYomiM 28Iyar: Part of God’s light illuminates worlds in revealed manner. Extends to each item vitality suitable for it, animating it.
#EmunaYomi 447: Emuna gives enhanced spiritual insight & awareness; more readily understand rationale behind events in their environment.

 

Shabbat, May 28, 2022 / 27 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Bamidbar 7: When camp travels, Kohens take down Parochet & cover Ark; Show Table, Menora, Altar, vessels. Sons of Kehat carry.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 7:1 Important Shmita principle: if it’s food for man or beast or used in dyeing & rots if left in soil, Shmita applies.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 82: Object w/ temporary prohibition can’t be nullified no matter how much permitted substance, even in mixture of 1:1000.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 3:3 Glass chests, counters, closets: pure. Other glass containers susceptible to impurity. Stringency of glass vs wood.
#HalachaYomi OC 285:1 Even though hears Torah portion every Shabat when publicly read, must read to self weekly portion 2x + 1x translation.
#TanyaYomiM 27Iyar: God invests & conceals His light in numerous & powerful “garments” that creates this very corporeal & physical world.
#EmunaYomi 446: Emuna brings a person to the level of true patience, composure & inner peace; maximizes intellectual & functional potential.

 

Friday, May 27, 2022 / 26 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Bamidbar 6: 22,273 1stborns of Israel, “swapped” for 22,000 Levis. Extra 273 redeemed for 5 shekel each to Kohen, 1365 shekel. 
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 6:5 Can’t take Truma oil that needs to be burned nor Shmita produce from land of Israel to other countries.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 81: Might have thought one who can father kids enables his wife to eat Truma, but one who can’t, doesn’t; it’s irrelevant.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 2:8 Bundled a pearl in a hide, removed it & a hollow is left, it is susceptible to impurity until it is smoothed out.
#HalachaYomi OC 284:6 Person reading the Haftara doesn’t start it until the person rolling closed the Torah scroll has finished rolling.
#TanyaYomiM 26Iyar: Difference between higher & lower worlds is stream of divine vitality. More revealed in higher, more concealed in lower.
#EmunaYomi 445: Emuna is the foundation of holiness. One who attains Emuna achieves purification of the soul.

 

Thursday, May 26, 2022 / 25 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Bamidbar 5: Levi family count: Gershon: Libni, Shimi. Kehat: Amram, Itzhar, Hebron, Uziel. Merari: Mahli, Mushi. 22,000 total.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 6:2 In Syria, one may perform work on produce that has been detached, but not on produced attached to the soil.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 80: Who is considered a eunuch by natural causes? It is anyone who is 20 years old and has not yet grown two pubic hairs.
#RambamYomi #Keilim 1:3 Utensils from bones or hide of sea-animals, pure. Everything from sea, pure, not susceptible to any impurity types.
#HalachaYomi OC 284:1 Conclude Shabat Torah-reading w/ Prophets (Haftara) based on subject that read. Shouldn’t be less than 21 verses.
#TanyaYomiM 25Iyar: God fills all worlds & animates them. In higher & lower worlds, hidden & concealed. No thought apprehends Him.
#EmunaYomi 444: Emuna: mighty spiritual force. W/ simple, pure Emuna, desires greater connection to God, rises to higher spiritual heights.

 

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 / 24 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Bamidbar 4: Sons of Aaron: Nadav & Avihu (died), Elazar & Itamar. Tribe of Levi instead of 1stborns to serve Kohens in Temple.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 5:9 Can lend to neighbor suspected of violating Shmita sifter, sieve, hand-mill, oven, but can’t sift or grind w/ her.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 79: 1500,000 converts joined Israel after heard Saul’s sons killed as punishment for financial loss to dishonest converts.
#RambamYomi #TumatOchlin 16:6 Produce is considered pure, even from gentile, unless produce type that assumed got susceptible to impurity.
#HalachaYomi OC 282:7 Reader read Torah portion Shabat morning, skipped even 1 verse (or letter); must reread, even if already prayed Musaf.
#TanyaYomiM 24Iyar: Soul is single, simple spiritual entity; has no corporeal shape, no dimensions of space, size or physical limitations.
#EmunaYomi 443: Emuna is the spiritual vessel for Divine abundance, invoking the best blessings of health, personal welfare, and livelihood.

 

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 / 23 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Bamidbar 3: 12 Tribes encampment: E: Juda Isachar Zevulun. S: Ruben Simon Gad. W: Efraim Menase Benjamin. N: Dan Asher Naftali.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 5:7 The potter may sell 5 oil-jars and 15 wine-jars, for this is the usual amount one collects from ownerless produce.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 78: Mamzer can be purified over generations. Marries gentile maidservant, kid is slave, free kid, kid can marry Jew.
#RambamYomi #TumatOchlin 15:6 Streams of rainwater that are still flowing, even if don’t contain 40 Se’ah, don’t contract ritual impurity.
#HalachaYomi OC 282:3 All can read from Torah, even a woman & a kid who knows who we bless; but Sages said a woman shouldn’t read in public.
#TanyaYomiM 23Iyar: Soul’s craving grows exceedingly enraptured that soul consumed w/ desire to pour itself into God’s embrace & leave body.
#EmunaYomi 442: Emuna is root & foundation of a person’s task in this world. By strengthening Emuna we perfect our character.

 

Monday, May 23, 2022 / 22 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Bamidbar 2: Ruben 46k Simon 59 Gad 46 Juda 75 Isahar 54 Zebulun 57 Efraim 40 Menase 32 Benjamin 35 Dan 63 Asher 41 Naftali 53.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 5:6 Craftsman can’t sell 7th yr: plow w/ implements, yoke, winnowing-fan, pickax. Can sell hand sickle, scythe, cart.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 77: Rehavam son of Shlomo sat on grandpa David’s lap: Ruth & your mom, Naama of Amon, allowed into Jewish people for us.
#RambamYomi #TumatOchlin 14:13 Shook vegetables w/ liquid on them & it descended from upper ones to lower ones, not susceptible to impurity.
#HalachaYomi OC 282:1 We take out a Torah scroll Shabbat morning & 7 people read from it in turns. If want to add more, can add more.
#TanyaYomiM 22Iyar: Divine fire in soul, leads to thirst & then rapture of soul for God. Levites w/ song & music show intense love of God.
#EmunaYomi 441: Every day is a new war for our hour of Hitbodedut. Have to be courageous, not give in. Hitbodedut is gate to connect w/ God.

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022 / 21 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Bamidbar 1: Army census > 20 yrs old of all tribes (- Levi). Princes of each tribe named. 1st day, 2nd month, 2nd yr in desert.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 5:4 6 yr Luf, summer onions, Puah that entered 7th yr: B Shamai: uproot w/ wooden stakes. B Hilel: even w/ metal rakes.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 76: Saul sees David confront Goliath, asks who is dad? Knew was son of Yishai. Asking if descendant of Peretz (monarchy).
#RambamYomi #TumatOchlin 13:2 Person/animal feet get muddy, cross river, rinse them: If happy, water on feet considered uprooted willfully.
#HalachaYomi OC 280:1 Marital intimacy one of pleasures of Shabat, therefore frequency of Torah scholars is from Shabat eve to Shabat eve.
#TanyaYomiM 21Iyar: Meditation alone isn’t sufficient. One must express words with lips, draw God’s light down, change darkness to light.
#EmunaYomi 440: R’ Levi Y Binder: when judged by Heavenly Court, for days that did Hitbodedut, not judged. Other days, judged meticulously.

 

Shabbat, May 21, 2022 / 20 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behukotai 7: All tithes of land, trees belong to God. Holy. Can’t substitute tithed animal; it & substitute holy; can’t redeem.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 5:1 White figs: their “Sheviit” is in the second year of the sabbatical year, since they ripen once in three years.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 75: Ravina asked misleading question only because he wanted to test Mereimar and see how sharp he was.
#RambamYomi #TumatOchlin 12:10 When fruits fell into water & one extended his hand and took them, they don’t become susceptible to impurity.
#HalachaYomi OC 279:6 Unlit candle, even if of clay that is putrid, or of naphtha that smells, can be moved on Shabat. “Muktza mahmat mius”.
#TanyaYomiM 20Iyar: Intelligent person thinks deeply on these matters: soul will be kindled, clothed in benevolent spirit, to cleave to God.
#EmunaYomi 439: One of most important items in daily personal prayer is to ask God to help strengthen our Emuna, that all is in God’s hands.

 

Friday, May 20, 2022 / 19 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behukotai 6: Consecrated bought field, returns to original owners in Jubilee. Valuations based on Holy Shekel. Shekel=20 Gera.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 4:9 Olives, as soon as they can produce a quarter Log of oil for each Se’ah, they may be split and eaten in a field.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 74: If shreds of flesh that invalidate Brit Mila still remain, can’t eat Truma, Pesah, sacrificial food or tithe.
#RambamYomi #TumatOchlin 11:9 Storing olives in 2 olive presses, completed loading 1 press, they become susceptible to ritual impurity.
#HalachaYomi OC 279:1 Lit candle before Shabat, even if was extinguished, can’t move it; also remainder of oil from lamp, can’t use or move.
#TanyaYomiM 19Iyar: “Our God,” like “God of Abraham” shows His love of Israel, desire to bring near to Him, absorb into His Unity & Oneness.
#EmunaYomi 438: No matter what, designate hour for personal prayer daily. New lease on life. God’s greatest gratification when approach Him.

 

Thursday, May 19, 2022 / 18 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behukotai 5: Consecrated field, value based on years until Jubilee. To redeem, pays +1/4. Sold to someone else, can’t redeem.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 4:7 From when can eat fruit 7th year? Unripe figs, when appear rosy can eat in field w/ bread. When ripe can take home.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 73: “Pure sprinkles on impure” teaches that if immersed that day the one sprinkling can perform the rites of Parah Aduma.
#RambamYomi #TumatOchlin 10:3 Blood of crawling animal is like its flesh: imparts impurity, but doesn’t make foods susceptible to impurity.
#HalachaYomi OC 278:1 One is allowed to extinguish a candle on Shabat in order to allow a dangerously ill patient to sleep.
#TanyaYomiM 18Iyar: How reach level of renouncing all for love of God? Like angels who proclaim God’s greatness, nullified in His light.
#EmunaYomi 437: Evil inclination knows that whoever does daily Hitbodedut will reach full soul correction & overcome life’s difficulties.

 

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 / 17 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behukotai 4: Temple consecrations. Value age & gender-based. Can’t switch animals. Consecrates property, pays +1/4 to get back.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 4:5 Cut down branches of an olive tree, may not cover up the stump with earth, but may cover it with stones or straw.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 72: R Yohanan praised R Elazar’s exposition, compared to Moses expounding. Resh Lakish: it wasn’t original, was a Braita.
#RambamYomi #TumatOchlin 9:6 Wood absorbed impure liquids, used as fuel for oven, oven is pure; liquids insignificant if absorbed in wood.
#HalachaYomi OC 277:1 Shabat, candle lit behind door: can’t open normally, lest wind extinguish candle. Open & close gently so don’t bang.
#TanyaYomiM 17Iyar: Tzimtzum’s purpose: creation of humans, subjugate SitraAchra, for light to supplant darkness when person elevates soul.
#EmunaYomi 436: Hitbodedut is tailor made. Reason it’s called PERSONAL prayer. Speak to God anywhere, anytime, any language, whatever want.

 

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 / 16 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behukotai 3: But if you don’t listen to God, really long, scary, horrifying list of curses & punishments that will befall you.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 4:3 They may rent newly plowed land from a Gentile in the seventh year, but not from an Israelite.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 71: Baby emerges: what was closed (mouth, nostrils) open; what open (umbilical cord) closes; if not couldn’t live 1 hour.
#RambamYomi #TumatOchlin 8:11 Cooked a vegetable w/ Truma oil, person who immersed that day touched it, disqualifies only place he touches.
#HalachaYomi OC 276:5 In cold countries non-Jew can light fire on Shabat for kids, adults can benefit. If very cold, can light for adults.
#TanyaYomiM 16Iyar: God’s knowledge is not separate or external to Him. His “knowledge” of orb of the Earth gives it existence ex nihilo.
#EmunaYomi 435: Hitbodedut: personal prayer in solitude. Powerful. Can draw away harsh decrees from world. God has to pay attention to us.

 

Monday, May 16, 2022 / 15 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behukotai 2: Will have peace in land. Will pursue enemies; 5 of you will pursue 100; 100 pursue 10,000; they’ll fall by sword.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 4:2 Field from which thorns removed may be sown in 8th year. But if improved or cattle lived on it, can’t sow 8th year.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 70: Kohenet married Israel, had daughter; daughter married Kohen, had son who became Kohen Gadol; no Truma for grandma.
#RambamYomi #TumatOchlin 7:1 A column of liquid being poured is not considered as joined, neither to an impure entity nor to a pure one.
#HalachaYomi OC 276:1 Non-Jew lit candle for Jew on Shabat, no Jew can benefit from it, unless non-Jew lit for himself or for sick Jew.
#TanyaYomiM 15Iyar: God’s knowledge includes all of earth’s globe. Wouldn’t have come into existence w/o many contractions of God’s light.
#EmunaYomi 434: 1 measure of self-discipline more effective than 100 lashes. Self-disciplined person saves self limitless troubles in life.

 

Sunday, May 15, 2022 / 14 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behukotai 1: Follow God’s statutes, mitzvot; will give rain in time; land, produce; trees, fruit. Will be satiated, secure.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 3:10 One who makes a fence between his own property and the public domain, he is allowed to dig down to rock level.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 69: An imbecile and a minor boy who married women and died, their wives are exempt from Halitza and from Yibum.
#RambamYomi #TumatOchlin 6:1 When shells of nuts, almonds are cracked, they’re considered attached to the food until the shell is shattered.
#HalachaYomi OC 275:11 Shabat: Don’t differentiate similar-looking items by candlelight. Even if differentiating own clothes from wife’s.
#TanyaYomiM 14Iyar: Hidden World encircles, is on Higher plane than Revealed World. Like getting mind around thing; encompass w/ thought.
#EmunaYomi 433: Every time a person passes a test of Emuna, they move up another rung in the spiritual ladder, assuring a better life.

 

Shabbat, May 14, 2022 / 13 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behar 7: Jew sold to gentile as servant, family has to redeem. Calculate price based on years until Jubilee. Free on Jubilee.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 3:8 Can’t build steps leading to ravines in 6th year after rains have stopped; it’s improving field for 7th year.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 68: >9yr old boy: convert of Amon, Moab, Egypt, Edom; Samaritan; Gibeonite; Halal; Mamzer; disqualifies women from Kohens.
#RambamYomi #TumatOchlin 5:18 Collected carob seeds w/intent of eating them: aren’t susceptible to impurity. Cooked w/intent of eating: are.
#HalachaYomi OC 275:7 Allowed to read Mishna “Bameh Madlikin” by candlelight on Shabat. Discusses Shabat prohibition; how will he forget?
#TanyaYomiM 13Iyar: In spiritual matters, category of space isn’t applicable. “Encompasses” refers to divine influence that isn’t revealed.
#EmunaYomi 432: Accept that your difficulties are all from God to facilitate & stimulate your spiritual growth & that it’s all for the best.

 

Friday, May 13, 2022 / 12 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behar 6: If Jew sells self as servant, treat well & free on Jubilee; God’s servants. Can acquire gentile servants, as property.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 3:5 A man may not open a stone quarry within his field for the first time, unless there are in it 3 layers of stone.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 67: Fetus of Kohen in womb of non-Kohen is a non-Kohen. R Yosef: even for Kohen mom, only if born enables others in Truma.
#RambamYomi #TumatOchlin 4:8 A puffy bread is measured as it is. If it has a cavity, the cavity should be compressed.
#HalachaYomi OC 275:5 Around bonfire, even 10 people, can’t read from light of fire; 1 of them might play with or adjust the fire.
#TanyaYomiM 12Iyar: Tzimtzum: contraction God’s light to world: what reaches us virtually 0. 1 part of infinity, no number relative to it.
#EmunaYomi 431: Every single difficulty in our lives is a test of Emuna. One needn’t feel blame or feelings of inadequacy.

 

Thursday, May 12, 2022 / 11 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behar 5: House sold in walled city can be redeemed up to 1yr; unwalled city, like field, up to Jubilee. No lending w/ interest.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 3:4 One who uses his field as a pen for cattle, he first makes an enclosure for every two Bet Seahs.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 66: If Israelite rented Kohen’s cow, may feed it Truma, since it belongs to a Kohen. Kohen rented from Israelite, can’t.
#RambamYomi #TumatOchlin 3:8 If Kzayit of human corpse covered w/ dough, entire amount imparts severe impurity associated w/ human corpse.
#HalachaYomi OC 274:4 Friday night and Shabat morning meals cannot be conducted without bread.
#TanyaYomiM 11Iyar: Even great Tzadik & angel souls limited to Divine light that can enjoy. Can’t absorb infinite light w/o being nullified.
#EmunaYomi 430: A woman’s entire aspiration in marriage is to find a soul-mate that will make her happy and illuminate her soul.

 

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 / 10 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behar 4: Destitute, sells land, relative redeems, gets back. Or if makes $, buys back at calculated rate. No $, get on Jubilee.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 3:1 Until when bring manure to dung-heaps? R Meir: workers stopped. R Yehuda: sweetness dried. R Yosi: dried to knots.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 65: Just as it is a Mitzva to say that which will be heeded, so is it a Mitzva not to say that which will not be heeded.
#RambamYomi #TumatOchlin 2:23 If snow became impure & portion joined Mikvah waters, since portion became pure, becomes pure in its entirety.
#HalachaYomi OC 274:1 Bless Hamotzi on Shabat on 2 loaves, hold both, cut bottom one. Ram”a: just on Friday night; Shabat day cut upper 1.
#TanyaYomiM 10Iyar: “Every generation & day person must regard self as if that day left Egypt.” Release of soul from body’s confinement.
#EmunaYomi 429: With no mate to talk to or to share the burdens that weigh heavy on her heart, a wife is doomed to frustration, unhappiness.

 

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 / 9 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behar 3: Keep land laws, will have plenty & be secure. If ask what will eat 7th year, will be blessed 6th year w/ 3x produce.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 2:9 Seedless onions, Egyptian beans, withheld water 30 days pre-Rosh Hashana tithed with preceding yr, allowed 7th yr.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 64: R’ Eliezer: A man who is able to have children but doesn’t attempt is liable to death, like Nadav and Avihu.
#RambamYomi #TumatOchlin 1:2 These are the 7 liquids that make foods susceptible to impurity: water, dew, oil, wine, milk, blood, and honey.
#HalachaYomi OC 273:5 Eating where made Kidush fulfilled if ate a little bread or drank some wine, and can complete meal elsewhere.
#TanyaYomiM 9Iyar: “Yet I’m continually with Thee.” Corporeality of body doesn’t prevent union of soul w/ God’s light, Who fills all worlds.
#EmunaYomi 428: After criticism, 2nd culprit behind unhappy marriage is husband’s unwillingness and/or impatience to listen to his wife.

 

Monday, May 9, 2022 / 8 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behar 2: Deal honestly in land purchase. Set price according to years remaining until Jubilee. More years, bigger price.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 2:7 Rice, millet, poppy, sesame took root before Rosh Hashana must be tithed according to previous yr, allowed 7th yr.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 63: Don’t hang out w/ a man to be close to his wife. For a woman’s beauty many have been destroyed & great are her slain.
#RambamYomi #SharAvotHatuma 20:1 Any place designated as a public domain for Shabat is also considered a public domain for laws of impurity.
#HalachaYomi OC 273:3 Made Kidush but didn’t eat, didn’t fulfill Kidush. Ram”a: needs to eat where made Kidush right away, or have intent.
#TanyaYomiM 8Iyar: “Who has sanctified us by His commandments.” Like union of groom & bride; raised to heights of holiness, by God Himself.
#EmunaYomi 427: By criticism and finding fault, a husband destroys both his wife and his marriage with his own two hands.

 

Sunday, May 8, 2022 / 7 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Behar 1: Sabbatical year laws: land fallow, produce free to all. 50th, Jubilee year: free slaves, all return to ancestral land.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 2:6 They may not plant or sink vine-shoots, or graft in the sixth year within thirty days of Rosh Hashanah.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 62: R’ Asi: the Messiah son of David won’t come until all of the souls destined to have bodies have inhabited them.
#RambamYomi #SharAvotHatuma 19:3 Impure loaf mixed w/9 pure. 2 groups of 5 ate loaf each. Group 1 impure, can’t pin on others. Group 2 pure.
#HalachaYomi OC 272:9 Rosh: If no wine available: at night make Kidush over bread/chalah; during day make over liquor/other beverage.
#TanyaYomiM 7Iyar: “Kissing” God, uttering God’s word, Halacha. Fusion of spirit to spirit, understand Torah. “Embrace” doing 248+ Mitzvot.
#EmunaYomi 426: A woman wants to feel loved, respected; criticism, even slightest, opposite. Makes her nervous, destroys self-confidence.

 

Shabbat, May 7, 2022 / 6 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Emor 7: Laws of olive oil for lighting Menora; loaves for table of Showbread. Story of Blasphemer, God decrees stone to death.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 2:3 May clear away stones until Rosh Hashanah. They may trim, prune, remove excess parts of tree until Rosh Hashanah.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 61: Man can’t neglect Mitzva to be fruitful & multiply unless already has kids. B Shamai: 2 males; B Hilel: male & female.
#RambamYomi #SharAvotHatuma 18:9 When a person loses an article and finds it at home, it is pure, because it can be assumed to be protected.
#HalachaYomi OC 272:8 Can make Kidush on pasteurized wine (Mevushal) & on wine w/ honey. Some say shouldn’t. Ram”a: tradition is that ok.
#TanyaYomiM 6Iyar: Can’t comprehend God’s greatness. Has infinite worlds, countless angels in each. Innumerable troops as nothing to Him.
#EmunaYomi 425: 1st rule of peace in home is for man to refrain from criticizing his wife, even when the situation is perfectly justified.

 

Friday, May 6, 2022 / 5 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Emor 6: More Holy Days: Sukot: sit in Booths, take 4 species: Etrog, Lulav, Hadas, Arava. No work day 1 & 8, Shmini Atzeret.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 2:2 They may manure and hoe cucumbers and gourds until Rosh Hashanah. So too with regard to irrigated fields.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 60: R’ Nahman: sign of transgression in area of sexual morality is the disease Hidrokan, causes one’s face to turn sallow.
#RambamYomi #SharAvotHatuma 17:5 Creeping animal carcass on piece of dough that broke off of larger quantity, that piece alone is impure.
#HalachaYomi OC 272:4 Can make Kidush on white wine; Maimonides invalidates for Kidush, ok for Havdala. World custom ok to use for Kidush.
#TanyaYomiM 5Iyar: If king shows commoner great love & affection, even if he has heart of stone, will melt & have longing for love of king.
#EmunaYomi 424: While married, can correct things. Once there’s no home, there’s no love, unity, or base to build upon. Problems worsen.

 

Thursday, May 5, 2022 / 4 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Emor 5: More Holy Days: Rosh Hashana, remembrance of Shofar; Yom Kipur, day of atonement, afflict selves – if didn’t, cut off.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 1:7 Saplings and gourds are counted together within space of a Bet Seah.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 59: R’ Elazar: Unmarried man had intercourse w/ unmarried woman not for purpose of marriage has caused her to be a Zona.
#RambamYomi #SharAvotHatuma 16:8 Kid next to cemetery holding roses, even if roses only from impure place, he’s pure because there’s doubt.
#HalachaYomi OC 272:1 Don’t make Kidush on wine w/ bad smell; nor if was left uncovered, even in our days when we don’t worry about it.
#TanyaYomiM 4Iyar: Also kindles love of God if surrender soul, body, possessions w/ all heart, soul, might to God. Especially when say Shma.
#EmunaYomi 423: Usually, divorce doesn’t clean a person’s slate of problems. Often, divorce-related problems are worse than marital ones.

 

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 / 3 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Emor 4: List of Holy Days: Shabat; Pesah, sacrifices, 1st & 7th day, don’t work; Ritual of Omer; count to Shavuot, sacrifices.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 1:5 Three trees belonging to three persons, they join together and they may plow the entire Bet Seah on their account.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 58: When the man is clear of iniquity the bitter waters (Mei Sota) examine his wife; if he’s not clear they don’t work.
#RambamYomi #SharAvotHatuma 15:11 2 witnesses tell person: You contracted impurity. He says: I’m pure. His word accepted about own status.
#HalachaYomi OC 271:16 Assembled don’t drink b4 person who made Kidush if he’s serving from his wine; have own wine, can drink before him.
#TanyaYomiM 3Iyar: Another direct road open to man: to occupy self w/ Torah & commandments for their own sake. Patriarch Jacob’s Attribute.
#EmunaYomi 422: Marriage prime proving ground of Emuna. By learning principles of Emuna, maximizes chances of success in marriage.

 

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 / 2 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Emor 3: List of blemishes that disqualify animals from being sacrifices in Temple. Includes permanent & temporary blemishes.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 1:3 Whether they are fruit-bearing trees or non-fruit-bearing trees, we treat them as if they were fig-trees.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 57: R’ Eliezer b Yakov: Woman who is the daughter of converts may not marry Kohen unless her mother was Jewish from birth.
#RambamYomi #SharAvotHatuma 14:7 If had doubt if liquids imparted impurity to other entities, they’re considered pure. Liquid itself impure.
#HalachaYomi OC 271:13 Must drink cheekful from Kidush cup: if moves all wine to one side, cheek seems full; that’s majority of Reviit.
#TanyaYomiM 2Iyar: Whole man & reason for being is to know God’s glory, majestic splendor of His greatness; each to limit of their capacity.
#EmunaYomi 421: Many marital counselors say marriage is a give-and-take. According to Chasidic & Jewish esoteric thought, it’s only giving.

 

Monday, May 2, 2022 / 1 Iyar 5782
#ParshaYomi #Emor 2: Kohen: w/ physical defect can’t serve in Temple. Needs to be ritually pure. Non-Kohen can’t eat from Temple offerings.
#MishnaYomi #Sheviit 1:1 Until when plow orchard 6th yr? B Shamai: as long as benefits fruit. B Hilel: until Shavuot. Opinions are close.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 56: In cases where woman’s marriage to original husband entitles her to partake of Truma, intercourse w/ Yavam entitles.
#RambamYomi #SharAvotHatuma 13:4 Found utensils in market, street, even desert, assume impure, may have impurity from corpse or Zav.
#HalachaYomi OC 271:9 There needs to be a tablecloth on the table underneath the bread and another cloth spread out on top of the bread.
#TanyaYomiM 1Iyar: Revelation comes thru powerful fixation of mind, intense concentration touching heart’s depth, how God is our very life.
#EmunaYomi 420: Misconception that a good marriage is automatic. Even marriage of two righteous people plagued w/ tension & disagreements.

 

Sunday, May 1, 2022 / 30 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Emor 1: Kohen: no contact w/ dead except immediate family. Don’t cut beard (w/ razor). Limits of who Kohen Gadol can marry.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 9:10 Sack & basket, one with strip of woolen material attached to it, other a strip of linen, combine to form Kilayim.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 55: R’ Dimi disagreed with Rabba bar bar Hana about what R’ Yohanan taught. R’ Dimi: either he (Rabba) lied or I’m lying.
#RambamYomi #SharAvotHatuma 12:7 All food in container considered as joined with regard to consecrated food, but not with regard to Terumah.
#HalachaYomi OC 271:7 Even though it’s forbidden to eat before making Kidush, if ate something anyway, still required to make Kidush.
#TanyaYomiM 30Nisan: “A good thought is united by God to a deed,” providing the “wings” to soar upwards.
#EmunaYomi 419: Alarmingly high divorce rate is the result of pampered generation that doesn’t realize marital success requires hard work.

 

Shabbat, April 30, 2022 / 29 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Kdoshim 7: Distinguish between clean & unclean animals, birds. Don’t make self disgusting w/ unclean creatures. Be holy to Me.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 9:7 Can’t wear Birrus blanket, Brindisian blanket, Dalmatian cloth or felt shoes until one has examined them.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 54: “Veyibem” means intercourse completes betrothal, but money or marriage document don’t, as opposed to regular marriage.
#RambamYomi #SharAvotHatuma 11:6 If foods joined together by liquid, are joined with regard to contracting impurity associated with foods.
#HalachaYomi OC 271:2 Women are obligated in Kidush Friday night; included in guarding, also in remembering; can perform for men also.
#TanyaYomiM 29Nisan: An emanation from Moshe, the Faithful Shepherd, is present in every generation, to illumine us.
#EmunaYomi 418: Even life’s deficiencies are products of God’s personal intervention in our lives for our ultimate good. Gives what need.

 

Friday, April 29, 2022 / 28 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Kdoshim 6: Curse own parent, put to death. Death penalty for adultery, incest. Observe commands so land doesn’t vomit you out.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 9:5 Salesman can sell Kilayim clothes as per their custom as long as don’t use it to protect self from sun or rain.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 53: Had intercourse w/ Yevama, unwittingly or intentionally, coercion or willingly from either, completes or not, valid.
#RambamYomi #SharAvotHatuma 10:9 Rabbinic law: foods may become third degree derivatives or fourth degree derivatives of impurity.
#HalachaYomi OC 270:1 Custom to recite Friday evening in synagogue Bameh Madlikin (Chapter 2 of Mishna Shabat). Sefaradim do before Arvit.
#TanyaYomiM 28Nisan: Grades of love of God subdivided into many shades & gradations without limit, each person according to their capacity.
#EmunaYomi 417: Shalom Bayit (marital peace) is directly proportionate to his measure of Emuna; higher the Emuna, more peaceful the home.

 

Thursday, April 28, 2022 / 27 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Kdoshim 5: Parent gave child to idolatry of Molech, kill parent; if didn’t kill, God will cut off people, families who ignored.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 9:3 Hand towels, scroll covers, and bath towels do not come under the prohibition of Kilayim. Rabbi Elazar prohibits.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 52: Rav would flog one who betroths woman by intercourse or betroths in market or betroths w/o prior marriage agreement.
#RambamYomi #SharAvotHatuma 9:8 Although forbidden to do so, if wrote Hallel or Shema for a child to study, it imparts impurity to hands.
#HalachaYomi OC 269:1 Say Kidush in synagogue; child drinks wine. Originally done for guests eating in synagogue. Israeli custom don’t say.
#TanyaYomiM 27Nisan: Sometimes, love of God can precede fear, though fear is included in stage of “minuteness” & “concealment.”
#EmunaYomi 416: Husband can’t make wife & children happy when he’s miserable. No true happiness without Emuna. Marriage key test of Emuna.

 

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 / 26 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Kdoshim 4: Love stranger as self for you were strangers in Egypt. Don’t commit perversion of justice with measures or weights.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 9:1 No materials are forbidden by Kilayim except for wool & linen. No fabric gets Tzaraat except for wool and linen.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 51: R Yohanan: R Gamliel, B Shamai, R Shimon, B Azai, R Nehemya all hold Maamar acquires Yevama fully, like betrothal.
#RambamYomi #SharAvotHatuma 8:1 Rabbinic decree: touched primary derivative of impurity with hands, only hands, until his joints are impure.
#HalachaYomi OC 268:10 Bracha Mein Sheva, paraphrase of 7 blessings of Shabat Amida, repeated after Amida; not in Chatan or mourner’s home.
#TanyaYomiM 26Nisan: Can’t reach fear of God or wisdom except by fulfilling Torah, commandments. “Where there’s no fear, there’s no wisdom.”
#EmunaYomi 415: In marriage, true measure of person’s happiness revealed, especially when has to brighten up household w/ joy & confidence.

 

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 / 25 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Kdoshim 3: Eat of fruit tree from 5th yr. Don’t round off head’s hair or destroy beard edge. Don’t cut skin or make tattoos.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 8:6 Pig is Behemah category. Wild donkey, elephant, monkey, are Hayah. Human can draw, plow, or lead with any of them.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 50: Sages: Gett effective after Gett, Yibum effective after Yibum, but nothing effective after intercourse or Halitza.
#RambamYomi #SharAvotHatuma 7:3 Sages decreed that impure liquids impart impurity to containers via inner surfaces of the container.
#HalachaYomi OC 268:7 Vayehulu repeated after Amida, because of case of Shabat Yom Tov, where we don’t say it in Amida. Out loud & standing.
#TanyaYomiM 25Nisan: “Acceptance of yoke of Kingdom of Heaven” in recital of Shma and during bowing of Amida.
#EmunaYomi 414: An unmarried person can wear an artificial smile and convince the world that he or she is happy and fulfilled.

 

Monday, April 25, 2022 / 24 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Kdoshim 2: Don’t: gossip; hate your brother in your heart; take revenge; bear grudge. Love neighbor as self. No crossbreeding.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 8:3 Person driving the 2 different animals yoked together as well as the person sitting in the wagon get the 40 lashes.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 49: All the prophets got prophecies through obscure Aspaklaria (glass), i.e. metaphoric visions. Moses got crystal clear.
#RambamYomi #SharAvotHatuma 6:7 Offering brought to a false deity imparts impurity when touched & when carried; like carcass of dead animal.
#HalachaYomi OC 268:5 Said weekday Amida on Shabat & didn’t mention Shabat, if moved legs at end, has to say Shabat Amida from beginning.
#TanyaYomiM 24Nisan: Train mind that when looking at heavens & earth & all within, outer garment of God. Emuna (faith) from Emun (training).
#EmunaYomi 413: To perform task of giver, person needs to be calm & composed. Without Emuna, inner peace & composure are utterly impossible.

 

Sunday, April 24, 2022 / 23 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Kdoshim 1: God: Be holy, for I’m holy; fear parents; observe Shabat; no idolatry; leave of harvest for poor; don’t curse deaf.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 8:1-2 Kilayim of clothing: just forbidden to wear them. Kilayim of beasts: prohibited to cross-breed & cross-yolk them.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 48: Converts punished for not converting sooner, for waiting before entering under the wings of the Divine Presence.
#RambamYomi #SharAvotHatuma 5:2 The semen of a minor does not impart ritual impurity until he is nine years old.
#HalachaYomi OC 268:2 Saying Amida Friday night, realized was saying for weekday, completes blessing that was saying & starts Shabat one.
#TanyaYomiM 23Nisan: When consider that God is omnipresent & omniscient, then will fear God, turn from evil & do good.
#EmunaYomi 412: Married person should be giver, not taker. Constantly provide, listen to troubles, grant time, attention & understanding.

 

Shabbat, April 23, 2022 / 22 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Acharei 7: Men forbidden to have relations w/ each other; w/ animals. Defiles person & land; will kick out, like other nations.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 7:7 From what stage does grain prohibit Kilayim? From time it struck root. Grapes? From time as large as white beans.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 47: Gentile seeks to convert while Jews in exile, tell him Jews hated, attacked. If says knows but still wants, accept.
#RambamYomi #SharAvotHatuma 4:3 No minimum size for Sheretz limbs to impart impurity. To impart impurity a limb of a Sheretz must be intact.
#HalachaYomi OC 267:2 We recite Arvit earlier on Shabat than weekday. From PlagHaminha can light candles, accept Shabat in Arvit & eat then.
#TanyaYomiM 22Nisan: God knows everything that happens to all created beings, because they all receive their flow of life from Him.
#EmunaYomi 411: Responsible married person can’t walk away from family. Emuna diagnostic test. In family environment can know if has Emuna.

 

Friday, April 22, 2022 / 21 Nisan 5782
 
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 7:6 Forceful occupier sowed seed in vineyard, then it reverted to original owner, cut it down, even during Hol Hamoed.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 46: We learn 3 principles: need court of 3 for conversion; has to circumcise & immerse; don’t immerse convert at night.
#RambamYomi #SharAvotHatuma 3:5 Wrapped Kzayit portion of fowl carcass of kosher species in lettuce or the like & swallowed it, he’s impure.
#HalachaYomi OC 266:11 Package on shoulder, Shabat came, run home; don’t walk. If run, can’t note each foot lifting & placing; walking, can.
#TanyaYomiM 21Nisan: “If seek as silver & search as for hidden treasure, then will understand fear of God.”
#EmunaYomi 410: Unmarried people can normally avoid anyone they don’t get along with. When able to walk away from issue, Emuna isn’t tested.

 

Thursday, April 21, 2022 / 20 Nisan 5782
 
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 7:4 His vine over fellow’s grain, prohibits grain, responsible for it. R Yosi, R Shimon: can’t make Kilayim if not his.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 45: Child is Mamzer only if born from relations w/ one who’s forbidden by a prohibition of relations punishable by Karet.
#RambamYomi #SharAvotHatuma 2:2 Put hand into animal womb, touched dead fetus, considered pure until removes the stillborn animal from womb.
#HalachaYomi OC 266:8 Ability to give $ on Shabat to other only if on road & made wrong estimate of Shabat; if left home close to dark, no.
#TanyaYomiM 20Nisan: Body into which light of soul doesn’t penetrate should be “crushed” by reflecting from depths of heart.
#EmunaYomi 409: Person’s true soul correction (Tikun) begins only once marries. Unmarried people normally manage w/o major effort in Emuna.

 

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 / 19 Nisan 5782
 
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 7:1 Bent vine into ground & brought it back up elsewhere, if don’t have 3 Tefah soil over vine, can’t sow over it.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 44: 1 Yevama was fit to marry a Kohen & 2nd wasn’t, if do Halitza, do with unfit one (so as not to disqualify fit one).
#RambamYomi #SharAvotHatuma 1:1 Animal carcass: primary source of impurity. Touched animal carcass: person primary derivative of impurity.
#HalachaYomi OC 266:4 On road, became Shabat, has $, walking w/ deaf & w/ fool; give $ to fool, not aware; can take back after Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 19Nisan: Each Jewish soul contains some quality of Moshe, who is 1 of the 7 Shepherds & sum of all of the Shepherds.
#EmunaYomi 408: Can change friends & associates a lot easier than can change spouse, for a marital relationship is much more obligating.

 

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 / 18 Nisan 5782
 
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 6:8 Canes which protrude from the espalier and concerned for them to cut them short, can sow directly beneath them.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 43: Days before 9Av reduce business activities, don’t build, plant. Can betroth women (without a feast), but not marry.
#RambamYomi #MetameiMishkavUmoshav 13:3 Impurity in front of olive-press workers, grape harvesters, if they say didn’t touch it, believed.
#HalachaYomi OC 266:1 On road, became Shabat, has $, donkey, non-Jew; give $ to non-Jew, don’t put on donkey; can take back after Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 18Nisan: The intent in surrender of soul to God thru Torah & prayer is to elevate Godly spark in ourselves back to its source.
#EmunaYomi 407: While can often avoid friction & confrontation on the outside, it’s difficult to escape trying situations at home.

 

Monday, April 18, 2022 / 17 Nisan 5782
 
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 6:6 All measurements Sages said in connection w/ vineyard, there’s no ‘and a bit more’ except case of gaps in espalier.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 42: Can’t marry woman who’s pregnant with or nursing another man’s kid. If did marry, must divorce & can never take back.
#RambamYomi #MetameiMishkavUmoshav 12:4 If put Kelim in bathhouse locker & locked it, Kelim are pure, even if gave key to an unlearned Jew.
#HalachaYomi OC 265:3 Don’t put vessel under candle on Shabat to catch oil drip, ‘cuz annuls vessel from its function. Can put pre-Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 17Nisan: With preparedness to surrender soul to God begin morning benedictions, “Blessed are You…”
#EmunaYomi 406: Challenges of a marital relationship require a higher level of Emuna than difficulties outside the home do.

 

Sunday, April 17, 2022 / 16 Nisan 5782
 
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 6:4 Suspends branches of a vine on part of branches of fruit tree, it is permitted to bring seed beneath the remainder.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 41: Yevama can’t do Halitza or Yibum until 3 months after husband’s death. Women have to wait 3 months between marriages.
#RambamYomi #MetameiMishkavUmoshav 11:2 If unlearned Jew brings Kohen barrel of Truma wine or oil, shouldn’t accept it, assume it’s impure.
#HalachaYomi OC 265:1 Don’t put vessel w/ oil next to candle to drip into it; might take from it & be guilty of extinguishing. Attached, ok.
#TanyaYomiM 16Nisan: Should never separate self from community. Intend to unite, attach self to God, fount of his soul & souls of Israel.
#EmunaYomi 405: Family makes demands on time, money & nerves. They can frustrate, humiliate & be unsatisfied. Emuna only way to pass test.

 

Shabbat, April 16, 2022 / 15 Nisan 5782
 
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 6:3 One who suspends vines over papyrus-ropes of a trellis, he may not bring seed beneath the remainder of the trellis.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 40: Person fulfills Matza obligation on Pesach with boiled flour, since then baked; called Lechem Oni & fulfills Mitzva.
#RambamYomi #MetameiMishkavUmoshav 10:1 An unlearned Jew is assumed to be impure. His clothes are considered a Midras if touched pure items.
#HalachaYomi OC 264:6-7 Shabat candles: Can use all oils that burn well, but olive oil best. Wrapped wick with pitch, wax or fat, can light.
#TanyaYomiM 15Nisan: R’ Yohanan b Zakai to disciples: May it be God’s will that fear of Heaven be upon you like the fear of a human being.
#EmunaYomi 404: The main tests of a person’s faith are in the home w/ his wife & children who unwittingly test his faith throughout the day.

 

Friday, April 15, 2022 / 14 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Acharei 6: Prohibitions of: list of incestual relationships; to be w/ wife if ritually unclean; to be w/ neighbor’s wife.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 5:8 Allows thorns to grow in vineyard: R Eliezer: prohibits vineyard. Sages: ok, except if generally allowed to grow.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 39: Eldest should do Yibum, if doesn’t, ask all brothers. None want, court to eldest “your Mitzva, do Halitza or Yibum.”
#RambamYomi #MetameiMishkavUmoshav 9:1 Whatever falls as a direct result of the power of the Zav’s movement becomes impure.
#HalachaYomi OC 264:3 Only light Shabbat candles w/ oil that drawn by wick, not w/ any material that has difficulty burning consistently.
#TanyaYomiM 14Nisan: If no submission to God, can’t have holiness. Everyone should be of two categories and levels: servant and son.
#EmunaYomi 403: One should be satisfied with their lot in life & not strive for riches. Sages teach: The more one has, the more one worries.

 

Thursday, April 14, 2022 / 13 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Acharei 5: Forbidden to eat any blood. Soul of the flesh is in the blood. Cover blood of wild animal or bird that slaughter.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 5:6 Vegetable in vineyard: “When I reach it I’ll pluck it,” ok. “When I come back I’ll pluck it,” grew by 1/200, Asur.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 38: B Shamai: debt recorded in bill of debt that’s awaiting collection is as if already collected; has possession of debt.
#RambamYomi #MetameiMishkavUmoshav 8:3 If a Zav touches a firmly sealed earthenware container, it remains pure. If moves it, becomes impure.
#HalachaYomi OC 264:1 Shabat candle wick, whether on table or anywhere else in house, must be of material that the flame burns steadily on.
#TanyaYomiM 13Nisan: Put on Tzitzit, sincere submission to God’s service via conscious thought & rational volition. Setting King over self.
#EmunaYomi 402: As long as people refrain from repenting, even w/ all the money in the world, they will suffer because of uncorrected sins.

 

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 / 12 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Acharei 4: If slaughtered animal in or out of camp, didn’t bring to Mishkan as sacrifice, bloodshed. Don’t sacrifice to demons.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 5:5 One who plants a vegetable or leaves it to remain in a vineyard, he renders prohibited as Kilayim 45 vines.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 37: Flawed status certain, can marry same, but not certain to uncertain or uncertain to uncertain (Shtuki, Asufi, Kuti).
#RambamYomi #MetameiMishkavUmoshav 7:1 Zav imparts impurity 5 ways: standing, sitting or lying above item, hanging from, or leaning on it.
#HalachaYomi OC 263:16 Arrived at synagogue close to when they’re accepting Shabat, can still say Minha if started when still permissible.
#TanyaYomiM 12Nisan: God’s light, which encompasses & pervades all worlds, identical w/ Higher Will, clothed in letters & wisdom of Torah.
#EmunaYomi 401: Prayer, charity & repentance the only solutions to financial difficulties. There are no tribulations without transgressions.

 

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 / 11 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Acharei 3: In month 7, day 10 (YomKipur) you’ll afflict selves, cleanse sins. Son takes over KohenGadol, enters Holy of Holies.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 5:2 Vineyard planted w/ less than 4 Amah between row of vines: R Shimon: not a vineyard. Sages: is, ignore middle row.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 36: Did Yibum but she was already pregnant, Tzara can’t marry until kid is born. If pregnant, Yibum/Halitza doesn’t work.
#RambamYomi #MetameiMishkavUmoshav 6:2 Impure item of Zav becomes prime source of impurity. Imparts impurity to person or Kelim if touched.
#HalachaYomi OC 263:12 If the majority of the community accepted Shabat upon themselves early, also applies to minority against their will.
#TanyaYomiM 11Nisan: Must meditate profoundly and at length that one is serving God before occupies self with Torah or a commandment.
#EmunaYomi 400: Desire for quick $, lack of Emuna. Life quality doesn’t depend on how much $ but on how much acquire Emuna & do God’s will.

 

Monday, April 11, 2022 / 10 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Acharei 2: Yom Kipur service continued: takes bull’s & goat’s blood, puts on Altar; confesses on live goat, sends to desert.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 4:9 Turn vines tips of adjacent rows to 1 place, sow furrow between; next year turn tips other way, sow untilled land.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 35: Israelite’s wife who was raped, she’s permitted to return to her husband, but she’s disqualified from Kohen status.
#RambamYomi #MetameiMishkavUmoshav 5:1 Zav, Zava, Nida, woman post-birth impure; pass it to humans, items that sit or lie on, until immerse.
#HalachaYomi OC 263:9 Lit candles in house corner, eating in yard, if candles aren’t long enough to stay lit until night, blessed in vain.
#TanyaYomiM 10Nisan: Not enough to awaken love of God to “do good.” 1st must arouse innate fear of God, not to rebel against Him.
#EmunaYomi 399: Wealthy person w/ Emuna knows that $ belongs to God & is a temporary deposit in their hands to implement God’s commandments.

 

Sunday, April 10, 2022 / 9 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Acharei 1: Moses to Aaron after death of 2 sons: order of Yom Kipur service, sacrifices, includes entering Holy of Holies.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 4:8 Planted 2 rows of vines: if there aren’t 8 Amah between them, may not bring seed in the space between the two rows.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 34: A Tamei who ate a Kzayit of Helev that was Notar of Mukdashin on Yom Kipur is liable for 4 Chatats & 1 Asham.
#RambamYomi #MetameiMishkavUmoshav 4:11 Bloodstained garment treated with 7 detergents, then immersed in the Mikva and deemed pure.
#HalachaYomi OC 263:6 Youth who learn outside of home, light candles in their room & bless. Married men don’t have to; wife does for them.
#TanyaYomiM 9Nisan: Love of God w/o service is in world to come, receiving of reward. “This day” to do, “tomorrow” world to come, reward.
#EmunaYomi 398: A sudden windfall is a serious & difficult test of faith. Often lack emotional & spiritual gear to deal with sudden riches.

 

Shabbat, April 9, 2022 / 8 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Metzora 7: Day 8 of woman’s purification count, brings 2 birds to Kohen, he sacrifices 1 as Chatat & 1 Olah. Atones, protects.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 4:5 Planted row of at least five vines: B Shamai: that’s a vineyard. B Hilel: it’s not a vineyard until forms two rows.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 33: What’s the difference how many prohibitions the sinner violated? To determine if buried among the completely wicked.
#RambamYomi #MetameiMishkavUmoshav 3:9 Fetus sticks out his hand from womb, his mother contracts the impurity of a woman who gave birth.
#HalachaYomi OC 263:2 Both men & women must have lit candle in home on Shabat. Even if doesn’t have what to eat, should beg to light candle.
#TanyaYomiM 8Nisan: Bird kosher w/o wings, not essential. Torah & Mitzvot essential. Doing them w/ fear & love of God reveals God’s light.
#EmunaYomi 397: Lottery tickets are permissible, but not 100% congruent w/ spirit of Emuna. If buy, only get 1. Buying more, lack of Emuna.

 

Friday, April 8, 2022 / 7 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Metzora 6: Purification for semen discharge. Impurity & purification for woman’s period, affects all she sits on, count 7 days.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 4:4 Reed partition: between 1 reed & 2nd there’s less than 3 Tefahs, space through which a kid goat could enter, valid.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 32: Does prohibition take effect when 1 already exists? It’s taught: Sin that receives 2 death penalties gets harsher one.
#RambamYomi #MetameiMishkavUmoshav 2:4 Zav bites into zucchini, cucumber, 1 who moves it is impure, b/c liquid from Zav’s mouth mixes w/ it.
#HalachaYomi OC 262:3 Wear nice clothing for Shabat & be joyous w/ coming of Shabat as if going to greet king, going to greet bride & groom.
#TanyaYomiM 7Nisan: Fear & love of God = “wings”. Do Torah & Mitzvot w/ fear & love, called “children”, otherwise “fledglings” can’t fly.
#EmunaYomi 396: Gambling, like other questionable ways of getting $, rusts the clear pipes of abundance. God doesn’t need gambler’s help.

 

Thursday, April 7, 2022 / 6 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Metzora 5: Zav laws (man w/ type of seminal discharge): Becomes impure, contaminates items that touches. Purification process.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 4:2 The Mehol of a vineyard is space between vineyard and fence. If less than 12 Amah, can’t plant anything else there.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 31: Beware of stringency that leads to leniency. If allow Halitza in particular case, may lead to Yibum when forbidden.
#RambamYomi #MetameiMishkavUmoshav 1:4 A male minor can contract Zav impurity at the age of one day.
#HalachaYomi OC 262:1 Set table, beds and house before Shabbat, so that will find it set and organized when returns home from synagogue.
#TanyaYomiM 6Nisan: Mitzvot & Torah study produce Supernal Union (Yichud Elyon) of Gvurot (“stern” attributes) & Chasadim (benevolent ones).
#EmunaYomi 395: Lust for gambling rooted in denial of God. Must pray to God to help him trust that all his income & needs comes from God.

 

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 / 5 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Metzora 4: House Tzaraat: clear house, Kohen examines, quarantine 7 days, remove infected stones. If returns, demolish house.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 3:7 R Yosi: Gourd treated more stringently than vine: vine he must give 6 Tefahs to be worked, for gourd give Bet Rova.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 30: Mishna was adjusted but now had nothing novel vs newer one, but still kept, for a Mishna does not move from its place.
#RambamYomi #TumatTzaraat 16:4 If holds hand over a blemished stone or a blemished stone is held over him, he is pure unless he touches it.
#HalachaYomi OC 260:2 Close to dark on Shabat eve, asks members of house: did you tithe? do Eruv? separate Chalah? Instructs: light candles.
#TanyaYomiM 5Nisan: R’ Haim Vital: Torah w/o Kavana creates angels in world of Yetzira. Mitzvot w/o Kavana makes angels in world of Asiyah.
#EmunaYomi 394: In gambling, one person’s winnings are another’s losses. No blessing to funds earned from the sorrow of another human.

 

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 / 4 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Metzora 3: Metzora can’t afford regular sacrifice: brings lamb, flour, 2 birds. Same procedure w/ blood, oil. Atones, cleanses.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 3:4 Can plant two rows each of cucumbers, of gourds, and of Egyptian beans next to each other, but not one row of each.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 29: A Yevama who is not suitable for all of the aspects of Yibum is then also not suitable for any aspect of Yibum.
#RambamYomi #TumatTzaraat 15:4 Blemish on wall between 2 houses, both must remove the stones; scrape away mortar, and bring other stones.
#HalachaYomi OC 260:1 Mitzva to wash face, hands & feet (Ram”a: whole body) w/ hot water before Shabat; also to wash hair & cut nails.
#TanyaYomiM 4Nisan: “Always occupy self w/ Torah & Mitzvot, even if not for its own sake, will come to do so for its own sake.” For sure.
#EmunaYomi 393: Most of a person’s money is earmarked for sustenance of his dependents; if he were single, he’d probably earn a lot less.

 

Monday, April 4, 2022 / 3 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Metzora 2: Kohen puts sacrifice blood on Metzora’s right ear, thumb, big toe. Same w/ oil & on head. Sacrifices atone, cleanse.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 3:2 They may not sow different species of seeds in one bed, but may sow different species of vegetables in one bed.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 28: R Elazar: If Yevama had status @ 1 time as forbidden to him, even if not right time, remains forbidden to him forever.
#RambamYomi #TumatTzaraat 14:5 Don’t open windows in closed house to inspect its blemishes. If not visible in its present state, it is pure.
#HalachaYomi OC 259:3 Did Hatmana in box w/ item that not allowed to move & took out pot: as long as orifice intact, can return the pot.
#TanyaYomiM 3Nisan: Doing Mitzvot for own sake arouses innate fear & love of God; bring them from concealment of heart to conscious mind.
#EmunaYomi 392: God doesn’t give person money for exclusive use; a person’s allotment includes stipend for his wife’s & children’s needs.

 

Sunday, April 3, 2022 / 2 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Metzora 1: Metzora purification: 2 birds, cedar stick, red wool, hyssop. Kill 1 bird, 7 sprinkles of blood. Free 2nd bird.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 3:1 Vegetable furrow 6×6 handbreadths, can sow in it 5 types of seeds, 1 type on each side of bed & 1 in middle.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 27: If a Yavam did Halitza with two sisters the Tzarot are not exempt. If did Halitza with the Tzarot, sisters are exempt.
#RambamYomi #TumatTzaraat 13:7 Inspecting creased sheet for Tzaraat, its creases are straightened out and then its blemishes are inspected.
#HalachaYomi OC 258:1 Can put a utensil w/ cold food on top of a hot pot before Shabat. It’s not considered Hatmana w/ item that adds heat.
#TanyaYomiM 2Nisan: Don’t concern ourselves w/ esoteric matters, for Tzadikim, but w/ what is revealed to us & to which all should aspire.
#EmunaYomi 391: RoshHashana: God decrees how much $ each person will gain AND lose. If follow Torah, can get more; if gamble, can lose more.

 

Shabbat, April 2, 2022 / 1 Nisan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Tazria 7: Garment Tzaraat: if doesn’t spread: wash, quarantine. Didn’t go away: burn. Dimmed: rip off part. Cleared: immerse.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 2:9  R Meir: wants to make field into square plots of different species, divide in 24 plots for BetSeah, plot/BetRova.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 26: Helped set woman free (judge, witness), if married at time & then wife died, can marry woman they helped set free.
#RambamYomi #TumatTzaraat 12:10 Colored garments don’t get impurity due to Tzaraat blemishes, whether naturally or artificially colored.
#HalachaYomi OC 257:6 Can do Hatmana for cold food so won’t get colder, w/ items that don’t add heat. If adds heat, can’t, even b4 Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 1Nisan: Souls that don’t do perfect service abide in Beriah. At times, like bowing in Amida (nullification) ascend to Atzilut.
#EmunaYomi 390: Money won in gambling has no blessing; the gambler won’t see any benefit from such gains. Gambling $ is spiritually putrid.

 

Friday, April 1, 2022 / 29 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Tazria 6: Declared has Tzaraat, tear garment, head unshorn, call out “Unclean!” Dwells outside camp. + laws of garment Tzaraat.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 2:7 If the point of an angle of a wheat field overlaps into a barley field, ok because it looks like end of his field.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 25: Agent who brought a Gett from overseas & said: It was written and signed in my presence, he can’t marry the divorcée.
#RambamYomi #TumatTzaraat 11:1 The purification of a person afflicted with Tzaraat is a positive Mitzva and so is his shaving.
#HalachaYomi OC 257:4 We don’t do Hatmana on Shabat, even if doesn’t add heat; if did before Shabat & uncovered on Shabat, can re-cover.
#TanyaYomiM 29Adar2: Great Tzadikim whose service transcends fear & love of God & nullify selves to God abide in world of Atzilut.
#EmunaYomi 389: Money won gambling is considered an illegal acquisition; a gambler’s testimony is unacceptable in religious court.

 

Thursday, March 31, 2022 / 28 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Tazria 5: Lesion on head or beard area, if deeper than skin & thin yellow hair, it’s a Netek, a type of Tzaraat & is unclean.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 2:5 His field was sown cumin or with arum, he must not sow on top of them, since they produce crops only after 3 years.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 24: “Shall be established in name of his dead brother,” brother does Yibum established in brother’s name for inheritance.
#RambamYomi #TumatTzaraat 10:2 Removed impurity signs/burns healthy flesh before Kohen inspection, pure; after deemed impure, still impure.
#HalachaYomi OC 257:1 No Hatmana (covering food to retain heat) on Shabat, even if it doesn’t add heat. Adds heat, not even before Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 28Adar2: World of Atzilut beyond comprehension, united w/ God’s Chochma/Bina/Daat. World of Beriah, can know God in limited way.
#EmunaYomi 388: A gambler will sell his business, home, & car to keep gambling; he forgets his wife & kids; if he could, he’d sell them too.

 

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 / 27 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Tazria 4: If fire burn has red-white or white Baheret, if lower than skin & hair turned white, it’s Tzaraat, declared unclean.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 2:3 If field was sown with wheat & decided wanted barley, must wait until wheat rots, then turn soil, then sow barley.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 23: Betrothed 1 of 2 sisters, doesn’t know which, both are forbidden to him, he gives a bill of divorce to both of them.
#RambamYomi #TumatTzaraat 9:1 All can be impure of Tzaraat blemishes, even a newborn baby or servants, but not gentiles or resident aliens.
#HalachaYomi OC 255:1 Can’t light fire before Shabat or benefit from it unless will be able to continue on own without any intervention.
#TanyaYomiM 27Adar2: Reason angels called Chayot (beasts) & Behemot (cattle) because they have no free will. Tzadikim are superior to them.
#EmunaYomi 387: With a fantasy of fantastic wealth that tickles his imagination, the gambler wastes all his $ chasing the rainbow of riches.

 

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 / 26 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Tazria 3: Some Tzaraat types: white Seeith, red-white Baheret, if lower than skin & hair turned white, Kohen declares unclean.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 2:1 Any Seah which contains a quarter of a Kav of a different species, one should reduce its proportion of the latter.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 22: “Crooked can’t be made straight”? Had intercourse with a relative who’s forbidden to him and fathered Mamzer with her.
#RambamYomi #TumatTzaraat 8:5 2 short golden hairs sign of impurity, whether next to or distant to each other, if can pull out by tweezers.
#HalachaYomi OC 254:9 Don’t put barrel of water in oven right before Shabat. If did, can’t use until after Shabat + time it needed to cook.
#TanyaYomiM 26Adar2: Heritage of Patriarchs, latent in heart of every Jew to have natural love and fear of God.
#EmunaYomi 386: Gambling looks like easy money, but really is deceptive road to living death of bitterness, broken families, debt & despair.

 

Monday, March 28, 2022 / 25 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Tazria 2: Kohen examines person afflicted w/ Tzaraat. Determines if clean or if Tzaraat spreading. If covered all body, clean.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 1:8 Can’t insert vine branch into melon, so that melon provides moisture to vine; it’s grafting a tree on a vegetable.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 21: If guards orchard from outside, can guard all of it; if guards from inside, only what’s in front of him is guarded.
#RambamYomi #TumatTzaraat 7:5 Healthy flesh began to be revealed & grow, & Tzaraat shrinks, still impure until Baheret is smaller than Gris.
#HalachaYomi OC 254:4 Fruits that are eaten raw can be put around pot even if won’t be grilled before Shabat. Can’t re-cover pot on Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 25Adar2: God’s illumination is infinitely greater when say Shma, pray or bless w/ Kavana, than when do Mitzvot w/o Kavana.
#EmunaYomi 385: Lust for money is the root cause of gambling affliction. Not only drives person insane, makes forget God, truth & Emuna.

 

Sunday, March 27, 2022 / 24 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Tazria 1: Mother ritually impure post-childbirth: 7+33 days for boy, 14+66 for girl. Brings sacrifices at end. Laws of Tzaraat.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 1:6 Wolf/dog; wild dog/fox; goat/deer; gazelle/ewe-lamb; horse/mule; mule/donkey; donkey/wild donkey; Kilayim 1 w/ 2nd.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 20: The Sages decreed against secondary forbidden relations so that one would not eventually come to transgress Torah law.
#RambamYomi #TumatTzaraat 6:1 The red portions of the lips are considered as “hidden places” and cannot incur impurity from blemishes.
#HalachaYomi OC 254:1 Can’t start grilling meat right before Shabat, might adjust coals. But ok for chicken, adjusting coals would ruin it.
#TanyaYomiM 24Adar2: Greatest Tzimtzum: stones, earth, minute divine vitality, less than plants. 4 levels: mineral, vegetable, animal, man.
#EmunaYomi 384: Gambling: terrible sickness, even more addictive than alcohol, tobacco, or drugs. Buries people, reduces them to subhumans.

 

Shabbat, March 26, 2022 / 23 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shmini 7: Laws ritual impurity: carcass; inside of clay vessel; water on food; liquid in vessel; ovens. Cistern remains pure.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 1:4 Apple & crab-apple, peach & almond, jujube & rimin, even though they’re similar, they’re Kilayim one w/ the other.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 19: Just as betrothal in general requires consent by the woman, so too, betrothal of a Yevama for Yibum requires consent.
#RambamYomi #TumatTzaraat 5:2 Suffered burn from hot springs of Tiberias, olive dregs, or the like, the affliction is considered as a boil.
#HalachaYomi OC 253:5 Can put on a hot pot on Shabat food that was fully cooked before Shabat to warm it up. It’s not a manner of cooking.
#TanyaYomiM 23Adar2: Body & soul both of this world. Light & vitality that comes from God concealed by numerous contractions (Tzimtzumim).
#EmunaYomi 383: What is yours will reach you in good time. You don’t have to forcibly grab that which is intended for you anyway.

 

Friday, March 25, 2022 / 22 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shmini 6: Kosher laws. OK: animals w/ cloven hoof, chew cud; fish w/ fins/scales; locust types. Can’t: list of birds; insects.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 1:3 Turnips and cabbage turnip, cabbage and cauliflower, beet and rumex do not constitute Kilayim one with the other.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 18: Widow waiting for Yavam, brother who betrothed sister told: Wait, don’t marry your betrothed until your brother acts.
#RambamYomi #TumatTzaraat 4:1 The increase of a blemish imparts impurity regardless of size, as long as was of shades that impart impurity.
#HalachaYomi OC 252:7 Mitzva to check ones garments before Shabat; make sure there’s nothing in them that can’t take out w/ him on Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 22Adar2: Prayers or blessings without Kavana (concentration) is like a body without a Neshama (soul).
#EmunaYomi 382: Businesspeople or other professionals that lack Emuna are almost always plagued by arrogance and an inflated ego.

 

Thursday, March 24, 2022 / 21 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shmini 5: Moshe angry w/ Aaron’s sons, they burnt sin offering & didn’t eat it as ordered. Aaron explains why. Moshe accepts.
#MishnaYomi #Kilayim 1:1 Wheat/Zunin, barley/oats, spelt/rye, beans/Sapir, Purkdan/Tofah, white beans/kidney beans, not Kilayim 1 w/ 2nd.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 17: Son from a Jewish woman is called your son, son from an idolatrous woman is not called your son, but rather her son.
#RambamYomi #TumatTzaraat 3:2 Healthy flesh imparts impurity regardless of shade; can be red, black, or white if not 1 of 4 shades of white.
#HalachaYomi OC 252:6 Don’t go out Friday close to nightfall w/ needle in hand or quill, lest forget that carrying & will carry on Shabbat.
#TanyaYomiM 21Adar2: Meditation not valid when need to recite, like Shma & blessings. If said but didn’t focus, fulfilled obligation.
#EmunaYomi 381: Business person w/ Emuna not only guaranteed pleasant, worry-free life; integrity & Emuna earn lofty place in world to come.

 

Wednesday, March 23, 2022 / 20 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shmini 4: Moshe orders Aaron & surviving sons to eat from meal offering, wave & eat thigh & breast of peace offering (Shlamim).
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 7:7 100 parts of Tevel which were mixed with 100 parts of common produce, one must take out 101 parts.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 16: Exodus from Egypt, conquered many cities; not reconquered by those from Bavel. Those cities didn’t retain sanctity.
#RambamYomi #TumatTzaraat 2:3 Impure for any shade of white in hair (on white skin), whether white as snow or very weak shade of whiteness.
#HalachaYomi OC 252:1 Can start action before Shabat even if continues & completed on Shabat if happens on own without further intervention.
#TanyaYomiM 20Adar2: Charity “balances all other Mitzvot.” All strength of vital soul embodied in work & $ earned. Whole vital soul ascends.
#EmunaYomi 380: Salesman w/ Emuna doesn’t pressure or flatter prospective customer. Knows that livelihood comes from God, not the customer.

 

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 / 19 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shmini 3: God’s fire consumes Aaron’s sacrifice. Nation praises, fall on face. Nadav & Avihu offer strange fire, killed by God.
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 7:4 Buys wine from Kutim, says: 2 Logs which I’ll set apart will be Truma, 10 Logs tithe, 9 Logs 2nd tithe. Pours, drinks.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 15: 2 great Jerusalem families had Tzarot who married others (as per B Hilel), who had descendants that were Kohen Gadols.
#RambamYomi #TumatTzaraat 1:1 When there’s a Tzaraat affliction of human skin, skin turns as white as the membrane of an egg or whiter.
#HalachaYomi OC 251:1 If works on Friday afternoon from the time of Minha & onward, will not see any blessing. Some say from early Minha.
#TanyaYomiM 19Adar2: Each spark that descends into world is in true exile. Even perfect Tzadik not at level of attachment to God as before.
#EmunaYomi 379: Merchant w/ Emuna doesn’t make untrue claims about goods. Knows that right buyer will come & pay right price at right time.

 

Monday, March 21, 2022 / 18 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shmini 2: Aaron burns meal offering. Sacrifices nation’s ox, ram (Shlamim); raises hands, blesses nation. Glory of God appears.
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 7:2 Given cup of wine on Shabat, says: “What I leave at bottom of cup shall be tithe, what’s nearest to it rest of tithe.”
#DafYomi #Yevamot 14: B Hilel & B Shamai agree Mamzer is only from a union whose prohibition is of forbidden relations punishable by Karet.
#RambamYomi #ParahAduma 15:1 Any person or article which touches sanctified water other than for sprinkling to purify, contracts impurity.
#HalachaYomi OC 250:1 Arise early Friday AM to prepare Shabat. Like great Rabbis, do task personally to honor Shabat; even if have servants.
#TanyaYomiM 18Adar2: Israel made up of 600,000 particular souls, source of life of whole world, each contains 1/600,000 of world’s vitality.
#EmunaYomi 378: Emuna in business means that a person is fair, honest, and sticks to his or her word.

 

Sunday, March 20, 2022 / 17 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shmini 1: Day 8 of consecration of Tabernacle by Moses, Aaron & sons. Aaron sacrifices Chatat & Olah for self, more for Nation.
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 7:1 Invited by friend who isn’t careful w/ tithes for Shabat, state before Shabat that tithe will be separated from food.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 13: B Hilel & B Shamai disagreed about marital status of women in different situations, yet didn’t refrain from marrying.
#RambamYomi #ParahAduma 14:3 If earthenware container w/ red heifer ashes placed anywhere impure, ashes become impure regardless of seal.
#HalachaYomi OC 249:1 Don’t go on Friday >3 Parsaot (~12km). Must get home w/ plenty of time to prepare for Shabat, whether at home or away.
#TanyaYomiM 17Adar2: Messianic Era, Resurrection of Dead, banishing impurity from world, depends on Jews doing 248 Mitzvot/365 prohibitions.
#EmunaYomi 377: Very 1st question Heavenly Court asks a person that leaves this world is, “Did you negotiate in faith?” Tractate Shabat 31a.

 

Shabbat, March 19, 2022 / 16 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Tzav 7: Moshe sprinkles mix of oil & blood on Aaron, sons, & their garb. Orders them to cook meat & eat w/bread, burn leftover.
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 6:10 Ger & Gentile inherit from dad: Ger can say, You take idols, I’ll take $; you wine, me produce, before possession.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 12: R’ Yosef said Rebbi taught moral: a person should not pour the water from his well when others are in need of it.
#RambamYomi #ParahAduma 13:4 When only hands became impure, entire body considered to have contracted impurity & must immerse in a Mikveh.
#HalachaYomi OC 248:2 Reason not to set sail 3 days before Shabat is ‘cuz of Oneg (enjoyment) of Shabat, as 1st 3 days of sailing painful.
#TanyaYomiM 16Adar2: When entire vital soul of community of Israel will be holy, entire world will emerge from impurity & filth to holiness.
#EmunaYomi 376: Many stories of what thought useless merchandise that sold for tremendous profit, or would-be bestsellers collecting dust.

 

Friday, March 18, 2022 / 15 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Tzav 6: Sacrifice 2nd ram. Put blood on Kohen’s right ear, thumb & big toe. Burn ram’s fat, tail, diaphragm, kidneys, rt thigh.
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 6:9 Chaver & AmHaaretz inherit field: Chaver can split off his part & tithe only his part. But not for different species.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 11: Sages enacted ordinances parallel to Torah law. Sota d’oraita exempt from Yibum & exempts Tzara, same Sota d’rabanan.
#RambamYomi #ParahAduma 12:5 If 2 articles are joined together & considered 1 entity, considered as joined for both impurity and sprinkling.
#HalachaYomi OC 247:6 If a Jew employs a non-Jew on a long-term basis, can’t send the non-Jew on Friday afternoon with a letter to deliver.
#TanyaYomiM 15Adar2: 365 prohibitions restrain 365 blood vessels of body’s vital soul of getting 1 of 3 Klipot that prevent souls ascent.
#EmunaYomi 375: If purchaser and object don’t have spiritual common denominator, won’t come together at any price or under any circumstance.

 

Thursday, March 17, 2022 / 14 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Tzav 5: Sacrifice of sin offering bull & 1 ram, Aaron & sons lean hands on its head, slaughtered, blood on altar, burn parts.
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 6:6 B’ Shamai: a man may sell his olives only to a Chaver. B’ Hilel: one may sell them even to one who only tithes.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 10: Rebbi to Levi: “It seems to me that he has no brain in his head,” you weren’t precise in interpretation of the Mishna.
#RambamYomi #ParahAduma 11:3 It is acceptable for all of those who are impure to have this water sprinkled upon them.
#HalachaYomi OC 247:1 A Jew can send mail with a non-Jew, even Friday afternoon, if the cost is fixed & didn’t tell him to go on Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 14Adar2: When study Torah, pray or do Mitzva, vital soul’s energy, from our blood, from food eaten, converted from evil to good.
#EmunaYomi 374: When time ripe for certain commodity or item to reach domain of particular soul, transaction completed, not before or after.

 

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 / 13 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Tzav 4: Ordination of Aaron & sons as Kohens: Moshe bathes, dresses & anoints them. Brings sin offering bull, 2 rams & matza.
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 6:4 Israelite rented field from a Kohen or Levi for a share in the produce, the tithes belong to the owners of the field.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 9: Just as by Avoda Zara only bring Chatat if did B’Shogeg thing that B’Meized gets Karet, so too for any other violation.
#RambamYomi #ParahAduma 10:7 Must have intent to sprinkle the water on impure person to purify him. If sprinkled without intent, invalid.
#HalachaYomi OC 246:3 Jew can’t rent or lend animal to a non-Jew to work with on Shabat. Jew commanded regarding Shabat for his animals.
#TanyaYomiM 13Adar2: Do Mitzva, energy of vital animal soul in body’s organs rise, absorbed in Mitzva’s holiness, dissolved in God’s light.
#EmunaYomi 373: Objects have spiritual sparks of holiness, attracted to certain soul who will acquire object, correction for object & self.

 

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 / 12 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Tzav 3: Shlamim, Peace offerings: Toda, Thanksgiving; Neder or Nedava, Vow or Voluntary offerings. Don’t ever eat fat or blood.
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 6:2 Hired Gentile’s field for a fixed amount of produce, 1st give tithes from the rental, then give Gentile his portion.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 8: Court only brings Chatat if they taught wrong Halacha on a matter that gets Karet if Meizid and Chatat if Shogeg.
#RambamYomi #ParahAduma 9:5 Sponge in water when placed ashes on it, water in the sponge is disqualified because it’s not in a container.
#HalachaYomi OC 246:2 Forbidden to lend tool to non-Jew on Shabat or on Friday close to nightfall. People will think the Jew instructed him.
#TanyaYomiM 12Adar2: Fulfillment of Messianic Era, Resurrection of the Dead, depends on our actions & service throughout duration of exile.
#EmunaYomi 372: God decides when a certain object – whether a 20-room mansion or tube of toothpaste – is sold, to whom, and at what price.

 

Monday, March 14, 2022 / 11 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Tzav 2: Kohen brings meal offering/day 1/10 efah, 1/2 in AM, 1/2 evening. Laws of Chatat, Sin offering; Asham, Guilt offering.
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 6:1 Got field from Jew, Gentile, Kuti for share of produce, divvies up produce in front of them w/o 1st separating tithes.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 7: Matter included in generalization but comes to teach, comes to teach not just about itself but on whole generalization.
#RambamYomi #ParahAduma 8:1 Carrying water for red heifer ashes, stops to give directions or kill non-threatening snake, water disqualified.
#HalachaYomi OC 245:4 Permissible for Jew to give money to non-Jew to do business, even if non-Jew will do business with it on Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 11Adar2: Sin of Golden Calf caused Israel & world to be sullied again, until the end of days, when all will be purified.
#EmunaYomi 371: A merchant with Emuna needs to know that every article in inventory is under the influence of absolute Divine Providence.

 

Sunday, March 13, 2022 / 10 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Tzav 1: Olah, Burnt offering, ashes placed next to Altar, then outside camp. Fire always on Altar. Minha, Meal offering laws.
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 5:10 Perforated pot is like land. If gave Truma from produce grown in soil for produce grown in a pot or vice versa, ok.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 6: Just as the keeping stated regarding Shabat applies forever, so too, reverence stated regarding the Temple is forever.
#RambamYomi #ParahAduma 7:1 When drawing water for red heifer ritual, must focus; any other activity done at same time disqualifies water.
#HalachaYomi OC 245:1 Jew/non-Jew partners: defined Shabat profit non-Jew, other day Jew, ok; didn’t, non-Jew Shabat profit, split rest.
#TanyaYomiM 10Adar2: Part of complete revelation experienced at Giving of Torah. Every utterance their souls took flight. God restored them.
#EmunaYomi 370: Our efforts in making money are merely tests as to HOW we’ll make our money – honestly or by shady deals, fraud, swindling. 

 

Shabbat, March 12, 2022 / 9 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Vayikra 7: Can’t afford animal, or 2 birds, brings fine flour. Used sacred object, stole, swore: sacrifice, principal + 1/5.
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 5:8 Buys untithed produce from 2 places, may tithe from 1 lot for 2nd. Though can only sell untithed produce in necessity.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 5: Both parent and child, are obligated in God’s honor, therefore honoring one’s parents does not override keeping Shabat.
#RambamYomi #ParahAduma 6:1 The water needed for red heifer’s ashes must be drawn only with a vessel, & only from a spring or flowing river.
#HalachaYomi OC 244:5 Hired non-Jew for year or 2 to write book or sew clothes, the non-Jew can do so on Shabat, but not in the Jew’s house.
#TanyaYomiM 9Adar2: God gave Israel Torah, called “might” & “strength”. Will get reward in hereafter w/o being nullified by Divine light.
#EmunaYomi 369: Prematurely, illegally takes what’s not theirs, endanger losing what’s currently theirs as well as what’s destined for them.

 

Friday, March 11, 2022 / 8 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Vayikra 6: Unintentional sin sacrifice for person. Swore, withheld testimony, touched ritually unclean; confess & sacrifice.
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 5:5 Buys from a poor man & a poor man to whom they’ve given slices of bread or pieces of fig-cake, must tithe every piece.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 4: How know can apply Halacha from 1 verse juxtaposed to 2nd? “All His commandments are sure. Juxtaposed forever & ever.”
#RambamYomi #ParahAduma 5:1 All involved in offering red heifer from beginning to end become impure and impart impurity to their garments.
#HalachaYomi OC 244:1 Non-Jew can work in private on Shabat as contractor (set price) for Jew, ‘cuz for self, but not if working in public.
#TanyaYomiM 8Adar2: Purpose of Hishtalshelut of this lowest & darkest of worlds so God will have satisfaction when darkness turns to light.
#EmunaYomi 368: Person receives their Heavenly stipend to the cent. By cheating, lying, or dealing dishonestly, won’t earn a cent more.

 

Thursday, March 10, 2022 / 7 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Vayikra 5: Sacrifices for unintentional sins of: Kohen Gadol; King; all of Israel if followed erroneous decision of Sanhedrin.
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 5:3 Baker’s bread: R Meir: can tithe from hot bread for cold; from cold for hot; even from different molds. R Yehuda: no.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 3: Every woman who’s eligible for Yibum, eligible for Halitza; anyone who’s ineligible for Yibum ineligible for Halitza.
#RambamYomi #ParahAduma 4:4 If received red heifer’s blood in a container, unacceptable. Mitzvah performed with finger, not with a utensil.
#HalachaYomi OC 243:1 Jew shouldn’t rent bathhouse to non-Jew. Non-Jew will operate on Shabat, people will think working for Jew on Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 7Adar2: Hishtalshelut: downward gradation of the worlds & their descent thru many “garments” which screen light & life from God.
#EmunaYomi 367: Without Emuna, drinks from spiritual equivalent of sewer pipe, income fouled w/ negative emotions, bad health, soul damage.

 

Wednesday, March 9, 2022 / 6 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Vayikra 4: Peace offering (Shlamim), from cattle, sheep or goats: lean on head; slaughter; burn fat, kidneys, diaphragm, liver.
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 5:1 Tithe baker’s bread: separate quantity for Trumat Maaser, Halah, says # & spot of each; Maaser Sheni exchanged for $.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 2: If 1 of listed women died, minor who didn’t complete marriage, divorced or Aylonit: no marriage, rival wives permitted.
#RambamYomi #ParahAduma 3:1 Red heifer only burnt outside Temple Mount, on Mount of Olives. Ramp built from Temple Mount to Mount of Olives.
#HalachaYomi OC 240:15 No relations when full or hungry, rather when finished digesting; not: standing, sitting, in bathhouse, post-trauma.
#TanyaYomiM 6Adar2: God rests on man’s body thru good deeds. Even perfect Tzadik’s soul doesn’t lose identity or absorbed by God’s light.
#EmunaYomi 366: Emuna creates a clear, clean, shining spiritual pipe – abundance flows from Heaven to person’s bank account or dinner table.

 

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 / 5 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Vayikra 3: Deep pot meal offering sacrifice, fine flour w/ oil. Part burned, part to Kohens. No leaven. Salt on all sacrifices.
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 4:6 In city where doesn’t know anyone, asked who’s trustworthy. Person says “I am,” don’t trust. Says so-and-so is, trust.
#DafYomi #Hagiga 27: When Temple around, altar atones for person; when Temple destroyed, person’s table atones (feed guests, learn Torah).
#RambamYomi #ParahAduma 2:2 7 days before burning of red heifer, Kohen who’ll burn it isolated from home, like KohenGadol before YomKipur.
#HalachaYomi OC 240:14 Semen is body’s strength, eyes’ light. Whoever uses much of it, old age jumps on him, weakens, eyes dim, bad breath.
#TanyaYomiM 5Adar2: Shouldn’t walk 4 cubits bareheaded. A wise man’s eyes & everything he possesses are in his head. God rests on his head.
#EmunaYomi 365: One’s entire life depends on the Emuna that God provides for every creation.

 

Monday, March 7, 2022 / 4 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Vayikra 2: Laws of Olah/burnt offering of birds: turtledoves or young doves, nip neck, blood on altar. Meal offerings (Minha).
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 4:5 Asked untrustworthy man to buy produce from man of trust or who gives tithes, not trusted. Buy from so-and-so, trust.
#DafYomi #Hagiga 26: All Temple vessels had 2nd & 3rd substitute vessels, so if 1st ones became impure could bring 2nd ones in their place.
#RambamYomi #ParahAduma 1:1 Mitzva of red heifer to offer it year 3 or 4 of life. If older, ok, but don’t wait, lest its hairs turn black.
#HalachaYomi OC 240:11 Prohibited to have relations w/ any light on. Prohibited to have during the day unless room is completely dark.
#TanyaYomiM 4Adar2: Why have souls of Benoni (intermediates) been brought into world? Why lifelong struggle with evil nature of animal soul?
#EmunaYomi 364: With trust in God, a person doesn’t think about money all day long. Peace of mind is only two words away – God provides.

 

Sunday, March 6, 2022 / 3 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Vayikra 1: God calls to Moshe. Speaks to him from Tent of Meeting. Laws of sacrifices: burnt offering (Olah) process and laws.
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 4:3 R’ Eliezer: a man need not designate the Maaser Ani of Dmai. Sages: he must designate it, but he need not separate it.
#DafYomi #Hagiga 25: From Jerusalem until Modi’im, all potters, including Amei Ha’aretz, believed about purity of clay vessels they’ve made.
#RambamYomi #TumatMet 25:10 Woman discharged placenta, house in which she’s in is impure. Presume there’s no placenta without a fetus.
#HalachaYomi OC 240:6 Can’t have relations in front of anyone, or of Torah, or holy books. Holy books need to be double covered if in room.
#TanyaYomiM 3Adar2: Soul’s diverse joys don’t preclude feelings of shame or having a contrite heart & humble spirit at very time of joy.
#EmunaYomi 363: No one can detract from income that God designates for a person. One human is incapable of touching fellow human’s portion.

 

Shabbat, March 5, 2022 / 2 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Pekudai 7: Moshe completes Mishkan. Cloud covers it, he couldn’t enter; cloud rose, Israel journeys. Cloud @ day, fire @ night.
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 3:6 Gave produce to mother-in-law to make food, must tithe what gives & takes. She’s suspected of exchanging what spoiled.
#DafYomi #Hagiga 24: Impure hand makes pure hand impure only when pure hand is touching sacrificial food and impure hand touches pure hand.
#RambamYomi #TumatMet 24:4 Impurity in wall between 2 houses, house closest to impurity is impure. If impurity equidistant, both impure.
#HalachaYomi OC 240:3 “I will remove from you those who rebel and transgress against Me.” Kids of 9 different types of unfortunate unions.
#TanyaYomiM 2Adar2: Giving charity raises rest of income to God, provides dwelling for God, balanced against all the sacrifices.
#EmunaYomi 362: Fundamental Emuna principle that underlies one’s efforts to earn $, is that livelihood is predetermined from Rosh Hashana.

 

Friday, March 4, 2022 / 1 Adar2 5782
#ParshaYomi #Pekudai 6: Moshe built Mishkan as commanded, placed all elements, Ark, Table, Menora, Altar. Kindled lamps, offered incense.
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 3:5 Gave produce to innkeeper to make food, must tithe what gives to her & what takes back. She’s suspected of exchanging.
#DafYomi #Hagiga 23: Ashes of purification in a vessel that if an impure person or object touched part of it, it renders all of it impure.
#RambamYomi #TumatMet 23:2 Person was placed inside cask that was sealed close, he’s pure. Even if the cask was made a covering for a grave.
#HalachaYomi OC 240:1 Don’t have relations w/ wife > prescribed. Man has small organ; when starves it, satisfied; when satisfies, starving.
#TanyaYomiM 1Adar2: Since Temple destruction, God’s only sanctuary are 4 cubits of Halacha. Torah study creates personal tabernacle for God.
#EmunaYomi 361: Jeremiah: Curse man who trusts in people, makes his strength. Trust in anyone or thing other than God formula for failure.

 

Thursday, March 3, 2022 / 30 Adar1 5782
#ParshaYomi #Pekudai 5: God to Moshe: On 1st day of 1st month (of 2nd year) you’ll set up Mishkan w/ all elements, sanctify it & Kohens.
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 3:3 Any produce which one may not sell if it’s in the status of Dmai, he may not send it as a gift in the status of Dmai.
#DafYomi #Hagiga 22: Trust purity of wine & oil Am Haaretz brings to Temple. If reject, would build private altars & burn own Red Heifer.
#RambamYomi #TumatMet 22:3 Earthenware container protects contents from impurity if sealed close unless has hole big enough for pomegranate.
#HalachaYomi OC 238:1 Must be careful to learn Torah at night even more so than during the day. If annuls learning gets severe punishment.
#TanyaYomiM 30Adar1: Patriarchs were “Chariot” of God, bound mind & soul to God; prophets also, each at own level; Moses surpassed them all.
#EmunaYomi 360: Prayer: God, thanks for providing. Guide business so makes profit, so can give charity & do commands. I accept all w/ faith.

 

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 / 29 Adar1 5782
#ParshaYomi #Pekudai 4: All components, utensils & garments for Mishkan presented to Moshe. Moshe saw, done as commanded, he blessed them.
#MishnaYomi #Dmai 3:1 Can feed Dmai to poor & guests. Charity collectors gather & give tithed or untithed produce. Whoever wants can tithe.
#DafYomi #Hagiga 21: Mikvas join if connection is as wide as a wineskin tube (tube wall & space), width of 2 fingers going around in place.
#RambamYomi #TumatMet 21:2 Upside-down funnel protects anything it covers from impurity. Though its other end has a hole, considered closed.
#HalachaYomi OC 236:3 Came late to Arvit, congregation said Shma & standing to say Amida, pray Amida w/ them & after say Shma w/ blessings.
#TanyaYomiM 29Adar1: True joy of soul is to envision God’s unity, experience His proximity; it’s the purpose & goal for the creation of man.
#EmunaYomi 359: People of faith are careful with their money, don’t spend needlessly and consequently don’t fall into debt.

 

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