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Wednesday, September 28, 2022 / 3 Tishrei 5783
#ParshaYomi #Vayelech 4: Hakhel: At end of every 7th year on Sukot, gather your men, women, kids, strangers, together to hear this Torah.
#MishnaYomi #Chala 2:4 Batches of dough of a Kav (less than amount obligated in Chala) are obligated if they become attached to each other.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 84: Wife of deceased, creditor & heirs all owed $: R Tarfon: give neediest. R Akiva: no. Law: heirs get, don’t need oath.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 25:2 Sold house: doesn’t include other structures, large roof, cistern, even if on property, unless specifically stated.
#HalachaYomi OC 317:1 Can’t tie permanent, expert knots on Shabat (for camels; sailors; shoemakers). Not permanent, not expert, ok.
#TanyaYomiM 3Tishre: Soul of angels & man, before descending, aren’t level of substantiality (Yesh), but of Divinity in immense contraction.
#EmunaYomi 569: One who gives a tithe to charity will become rich (Shabat 119a). God has compassion on those who have compassion for others.

 

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 / 2 Tishrei 5783
#ParshaYomi #Vayelech 3: Moshe to Joshua: Be strong & courageous. Moshe wrote this Torah, gave to Kohens who carried Ark and to all Elders.
#MishnaYomi #Chala 2:2 Dough kneaded with fruit juice is obligated in Chala, may be eaten with unwashed hands.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 83: Abaye, proverb: “Butzina tav mikara” – a cucumber in hand is better than a gourd one might only get later.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 24:15 If seller didn’t write “from ground of earth’s depths to heights of the sky” buyer won’t get air or depth rights.
#HalachaYomi OC 316:10 Kill deadly creatures on Shabat, even if not chasing you. Can’t kill non-deadly snakes & scorpions, unless chasing.
#TanyaYomiM 2Tishre: Creation is as naught before Him, in relation to the force and the light that emanates from the vessels of 10 Sefirot.
#EmunaYomi 568: Expenditures for Mitzvot deductible. Though we receive annual allotment, when spend for Shabat, holiday, Torah, get it back.

 

Monday, September 26, 2022 / 1 Tishrei 5783
#ParshaYomi #Vayelech 2: God will destroy nations like did Sihon & Og. Be strong & courageous; God is w/ you, won’t fail you or forsake you.
#MishnaYomi #Chala 1:8 Dough for dogs that shepherds would eat. still obligated in Chala & blessings before & after eating. Otherwise, not.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 82: Women wanted Ktuva ready in cash. Men didn’t have, didn’t marry. Shimon B Shetah set all men’s property as guarantee.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 23:1 Can transfer ownership of property with regard to the produce it will give. Like renting a house.
#HalachaYomi OC 316:7 Traps snakes, scorpions & dangerous creatures on Shabat: if for medicinal purposes, liable; if so won’t bite, allowed.
#TanyaYomiM 1Tishre: God is One with His causations, His vessels. They are Divinity with respect to creating something out of nothing.
#EmunaYomi 567: When God sees that His children trust in Him & spend their $ happily in the observance of His Mitzvot, He gives more & more.

 

Sunday, September 25, 2022 / 29 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #Vayelech 1: Moses: I’m 120 today. God said I can’t cross Jordan; He’ll destroy nations there so can possess. Joshua will lead.
#MishnaYomi #Chala 1:7 Women give flour to baker to make leaven, even if together they are obligated in Chala, but individually not, exempt.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 81: Who’s widow w/ 2 sets of heirs? It’s widow waiting for her Yavam who inherits it. Ketuva heirs obligated in her burial.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 22:1 Can’t make sale, gift or will of item not yet in existence: produce of field, fruit of trees, offspring of animals.
#HalachaYomi OC 316:5 Deer enters house on Shabat, person blocks its exit, he’s liable; 2 blocked, exempt; can only be blocked by 2, liable.
#TanyaYomiM 29Elul: Letters revealed to us are in Action, Speech & Thought; of Action, forms of letters in Assyrian script of Torah scroll.
#EmunaYomi 566: Person w/ Emuna believes that God will fulfill all basic needs that require in service of God: food, clothes, shelter, etc.

 

Shabbat, September 24, 2022 / 28 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #Nitzavim 7: Choice: life & good or death & evil. Do Mitzvot, blessed. Don’t do Mitzvot, will perish. Heaven & earth witnesses.
#MishnaYomi #Chala 1:4 Rice, millet, poppies, sesames & legumes are exempt from Chala but are still obligated in tithes.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 80: The Halakha (law) is that a husband who sold his wife’s land for produce did not do anything.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 21:1 Can sell (@ market price) even if don’t know item’s measure, weight or quantity. If don’t even know WHAT it is, no.
#HalachaYomi OC 316:3 Animals normally hunted, can’t hunt on Shabat; not normally hunted, still can’t, but not liable. Can’t hunt flies.
#TanyaYomiM 28Elul: Torah study greater ‘cuz leads to performance. Every person needs to be reincarnated until has observed all 613 Mitzvot.
#EmunaYomi 565: 1 of 2 things happen to money: Either the money is taken away from the person, or the person is taken away from the money.

 

Friday, September 23, 2022 / 27 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #Nitzavim 6: Mitzvot aren’t hidden or far. Not in heaven or across sea. Very close, in mouth & heart, that you can fulfill it.
#MishnaYomi #Chala 1:2 Any of the 5 grains can be used to fulfill mitzva of Matza on Pesach. If ate leavened merits punishment of Karet.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 79: R Shimon: where his right is superior to hers on entrance to marriage, it’s inferior on exit and vice versa.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 20:1 Disagree on price, then reunite: if buyer takes object, seller’s price; but if seller gives it over, buyer’s price.
#HalachaYomi OC 315:13: If spread cloth to cover barrel on Shabat, don’t cover all as creates Ohel; leave some uncovered, unless < 1 Tefach.
#TanyaYomiM 27Elul: There are five ranks in man’s soul, one lower than the other: intellect, emotion, thought, speech and action.
#EmunaYomi 564: Wife makes request & husband doesn’t have means, don’t say no. Promise that w/ God’s help will make every effort to do so.

 

Thursday, September 22, 2022 / 26 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #Nitzavim 5: When obey God, follow all commandments with all heart & soul, God will bless work, womb, livestock, fruit; rejoice.
#MishnaYomi #Chala 1:1 Chala=dough set aside for the Kohen. 5 grains obligated: wheat, barley, spelt, oats & rye.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 78: We’re ashamed to allow husband to claim wife’s property after marriage & you want to suggest he can claim before!?
#RambamYomi #Mehira 19:1 Can’t sell property or object that is disputed or under judgement until buyer is made fully aware of the situation.
#HalachaYomi OC 315:10 “Double” fabric w/ strings that was hung up before Shabat, can be moved or untied on Shabat. Same for curtains.
#TanyaYomiM 26Elul: Moshe & other prophets received actual revelation of God. Kabalists, R’ Shimon b Yohai, Ari, received wisdom, knowledge.
#EmunaYomi 563: Honoring wife only Mitzva that requires person to spend more than what has. Even for Shabat, avoid spending if don’t have.

 

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 / 25 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #Nitzavim 4: After curses, you’ll return to God. God will bring you back from furthest exile, to your land, make numerous.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 5:15 In the days of Yochanan the High Priest, the entire populace was careful to tithe their produce. 
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 77: Cautions about Ra’atan disease (insect in brain?): flies and wind can carry it; don’t enter tent of someone who has it.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 18:1 It’s forbidden to deceive in business, whether to a Jew or a non-Jew. Seller must notify buyer of all defects.
#HalachaYomi OC 315:5 Chair that’s made of pieces that to sit on it open & fabric opens & when put away fabric folds, can be used on Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 25Elul: God says to Moshe: “you’ll see My back, but not My face.” Surprising that the Ari understood concepts of “God’s back.”
#EmunaYomi 562: Man should eat & drink less than what can afford, dress as can afford, & honor wife *more* than can afford (Hulin 84b).

 

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 / 24 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #Nitzavim 3: If will say “I can do what I want,” unleashes all God’s fury & curses on self. Nations will say ‘cuz abandoned God.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 5:12 After tithe deadline & proper disposal make declaration from Deut. 26:13-15. Includes “caused joy with it.”
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 76: Needle found in wall of animal’s 2nd stomach: if congealed blood on top of needle, Treifa. No blood on it, Kosher.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 17:1 Said merchandise was good but turned out bad; buyer can retract. Bad, but turned out good; seller can retract.
#HalachaYomi OC 315:3 On Shabat can’t put up legs of bed first & then planks. Legs of our current-day beds as well as legs of tables are ok.
#TanyaYomiM 24Elul: Get yearning love of God by expelling spirit of folly from body, thoughts, speech, action in brain, tongue & 248 organs.
#EmunaYomi 561: Whoever honors his wife, gets rich (BavaMetzia 59a). Honoring her brings riches; being angry at her causes him to lose $.

 

Monday, September 19, 2022 / 23 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #Nitzavim 2: God not only making covenant and oath with those standing here today, but also with those who aren’t here today.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 5:9 Farmer that is not by his field must name & designate who will receive which tithes & agricultural gifts. 
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 75: R Meir: man willing for wife to be degraded in court to have her vow dissolved & stay married. R Elazar: not willing.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 16:9 Sold article with defect that couldn’t see, if article destroyed due to defect, seller has to reimburse the buyer.
#HalachaYomi OC 315:1 Can’t build tent Shabat, YomTov, even temporary, meaning a roof. Can put up partitions except if makes Halachic wall.
#TanyaYomiM 23Elul: Can’t get to state of love of God w/ delights, via human effort. Need immense exertion in awe of God, then comes on own.
#EmunaYomi 560: No greater sorrow to wife than a stingy husband. Health of a wife’s soul depends on abundance husband showers upon her.

 

Shabbat, September 17, 2022 / 21 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #KiTavo 7: Moshe lists miracles: Until today, God hasn’t given you ability to understand. Keep Covenant & you’ll succeed in all.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 5:6 Final deadline for all tithes, agricultural gifts is Passover eve of 4th and 7th yrs of 7 yr sabbatical cycle.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 73: Lenient about $ matters: burden of proof on claimant (wife) to extract Ktuva $. Strict about adultery: requires Get.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 14:18 Verbal abuse is more severe than unfair gain. Verbal abuse can’t be compensated. God responds promptly if called.
#HalachaYomi OC 314:7 Ropes that seal container can be cut or untied on Shabat, but can’t take apart or break wood or metal clasps.
#TanyaYomiM 21Elul: At resurrection of dead, souls of all Tzadikim that now in upper GanEden will be in bodies & get pleasure from Shechina.
#EmunaYomi 558: One of the most tragic examples of stinginess is a stingy husband. It’s a double expression of cruelty & insensitivity.

 

Friday, September 16, 2022 / 20 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #KiTavo 6: God will bless Israel w/ incredible success. If don’t listen to Him, will inflict long list of horrible punishments.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 5:4 Fruit of the 4th yr since planting or its redemption value consumed in Jerusalem while ritually pure.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 72: Vowed that wife can’t borrow or lend utensils, must divorce her, pay Ktuva, as gives her bad reputation with neighbors.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 13:4 Seller transparent about the price of the item & the value of the item: even if large difference, not unfair gain.
#HalachaYomi OC 314:2 Barrel’s spout clogged: by dregs, can’t open on Shabat, bears weight of wine & like opening new hole. Above dregs, ok.
#TanyaYomiM 20Elul: He who hardens his heart and suppresses his compassion, causes the same to happen to himself from above, Heaven forbid.
#EmunaYomi 557: Stingy is disdained by others, seldom has peace at home. Types: stingy w/ others except family; reverse; w/ all -self; all.

 

Thursday, September 15, 2022 / 19 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #KiTavo 5: Mt Gerizim/Bless: Simon, Levi, Juda, Isahar, Josef, Benjamin. Mt Eval/Curse: Ruben, Gad, Asher Zevulun, Dan, Naftali.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 5:2 Fruit of the 4th yr since planting were brought to Jerusalem from a radius of 1-day journey.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 71: A wealthy woman enjoys scent of her adornments that she put on for up to 30 days, after that she feels she’s repulsive.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 12:11 Buyer can retract if seller took advantage, for as long as takes to show merchandise to expert for appraisal.
#HalachaYomi OC 313:9 Can’t join 2 pieces of wood together, either w/ a nail or w/ the wood itself on Shabat. Derivative of “building.”
#TanyaYomiM 19Elul: Food, clothing & heat for destitute have precedence over fine clothes, feasts, meat, fish, delicacies for self & family.
#EmunaYomi 556: Stinginess is a terrible trait & sign of cruelty. Love of $ blinds from seeing needs of fellow man; even of wife & children.

 

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 / 18 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #KiTavo 4: When enter land, set up big stones on Mt Eval, plaster w/ lime, write Torah’s on them; build altar of uncut stones.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 4:12 Man tells son tithe is in one corner and finds it in another, it’s not considered consecrated tithe.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 70: Ilfa says: the Baraita is according to Rabbi Meir, who says it is a Mitzva to fulfill the instructions of the dead.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 11:2 A sale done based on some condition, only works if a regular transfer is done first & then the condition fulfilled.
#HalachaYomi OC 313:6 It’s prohibited to put together a bed made of sections on Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 18Elul: The rational soul is the lower one in man; it derives from Klipat Noga. The higher, divine soul, is part of God above.
#EmunaYomi 555: Emuna key to success in life, not one’s attributes & aptitudes. The more a person is happy with what has, more succeeds.

 

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 / 17 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #KiTavo 3: Today God commands you to follow commands with heart & soul. You’ve accepted. God has chosen you as treasured people.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 4:9 Any money found is considered Hullin, even gold Dinars with silver and with copper coins.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 69: R Yosi: daughter has right to sell field father entrusted to her. Refers to adult woman. Actions of minor girl voided.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 10:1 Person forced to sell item, binding. Seller protested prior in front of witnesses that against will, not binding.
#HalachaYomi OC 313:4 Door of 1 board or doesn’t have bottom frame & when opened needs to be removed & lifted: don’t close it on Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 17Elul: According to quantity of man’s wisdom is quantity of his love & kindness. Traits of Chochma, Bina & Daat (ChaBaD).
#EmunaYomi 554: “With the Holy One, Blessed be He, anything is possible.”

 

Monday, September 12, 2022 / 16 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #KiTavo 2: After gave tithe 3rd yr, declare: God, I gave to Levite, stranger, orphan, widow as commanded; look down & bless us.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 4:7 Redeemed MaaserSheni but didn’t call it by its name: R Yosi: sufficient. R Yehuda: must name it explicitly.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 68: One who receives charity and doesn’t need it, his end will be that won’t depart from world before actually needs it.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 9:3 Orphan’s property same rules as Temple property. If orphan sells produce & didn’t receive money, can retract sale.
#HalachaYomi OC 312:10 Large stones formed like a holed seat in field designated as toilet can be arranged on Shabat; person’s honor.
#TanyaYomiM 16Elul: Without bond of love and willingness, a son won’t learn as well from his father, even if hears same words from father.
#EmunaYomi 553: Simple shoemaker knew his job in life was to perform his duties the best way he could & to be happy about it – nothing more!

 

Sunday, September 11, 2022 / 15 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #KiTavo 1: 1st fruit to Temple & declaration: “Came to Promised Land. My father served Aramean, went to Egypt,” & rest of story.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 4:5 At threshing-floor w/o coins, say to friend: produce is gift for you. Then: exchange for money I have in house.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 67: Wealthy Nakdimon’s family suffered crushing poverty: when gave, was for his own honor; or didn’t give as could have.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 8:1 Agreement as to sale price of field; buyer paid part; buyer doesn’t acquire the whole field until pays in full.
#HalachaYomi OC 312:9 Can’t relieve self on virgin field on Shabat lest even out holes in ground & not on other’s field even on weekday.
#TanyaYomiM 15Elul: Abraham loved God with so great and sublime a love that he became a “chariot”, a vehicle for Divinity on earth.
#EmunaYomi 552: Ibn Ezra failed in all commercial efforts. Gave up & dedicated self to learning Torah. Outcome benefited Jews until today.

 

Shabbat, September 10, 2022 / 14 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #KiTetze 7: Pay timely wages. Poor harvest leftovers. 40 lashes. Don’t muzzle threshing ox. Levirate marriage. True weights.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 4:3 Owner says: I redeem this MaaserSheni w/ a Sela, someone else says same, owner has 1st right, ‘cuz adds 1/5th.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 66: When Israel does God’s will, no nation can rule over them; when don’t, He delivers them into hand of lowly nation.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 7:2 Transaction that agreed but not completed, whoever backs out gets curse of “Mi Shepara” (God will take retribution).
#HalachaYomi OC 312:4 Prohibited to wipe self with pottery shards, even on weekday, because of danger that will damage anus area.
#TanyaYomiM 14Elul: Man able to understand somewhat of the supernal Sefirot, for they all radiate in his soul, which is comprised of them.
#EmunaYomi 551: Story: Rich man feared evil eye. Made crazy investments to lose it, but kept winning. Rabbi explained success up to God.

 

Friday, September 9, 2022 / 13 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #KiTetze 6: Man, don’t go to army 1st yr marriage. Don’t take millstone as collateral. Kidnap, death sentence. Remember Miriam.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 4:1 Brought MaaserSheni from expensive place to cheap, or vice versa, redeems according to local market price.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 65: Guests forbidden to have conjugal relations in host’s home. Learn it from story of Elkana & Hana on return from Shilo.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 6:1 Produce can’t be used, but can be acquired in barter trade. Coins can’t be given or acquired in barter transaction.
#HalachaYomi OC 312:1 For person’s honor, allowed to handle stones on Shabat in order to wipe self after relieving oneself.
#TanyaYomiM 13Elul: On Rosh Hashana eve, past year’s divine light withdraws; after completion of Shofar blasts, new sublime light descends.
#EmunaYomi 550: Crazy to be envious of other’s success. Our only choice is whether to observe God’s commandments or not, to do good or not.

 

Thursday, September 8, 2022 / 12 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #KiTetze 5: Unhappy w/ wife, gave bill of divorce; she marries 2nd man, he dies or divorces her; she can’t ever return to 1st.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 3:12 One who lends jars for MaaserSheni wine, even if they’re corked, they don’t acquire sanctity of MaaserSheni.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 64: Shmuel: A man suffers more than a woman from lack of intercourse. Go see who hires who at market of prostitutes.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 5:1 Barter transaction binding once 1 side lifts object, even if traders assign different monetary values to each item.
#HalachaYomi OC 311:9 On Shabat, if want fruits that are within Muktza straw can stick needle to pull it out & straw falls away on its own.
#TanyaYomiM 12Elul: Strange verse “God’s eyes on (land) from start of year until its end.” Should say forever. Means each year new light.
#EmunaYomi 549: Challenge of the rich is to develop generosity, humility & trust in God despite wealth. Easier for poor to put hope in God.

 

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 / 11 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #KiTetze 4: Don’t despise Edomite, Egyptian. Privy outside camp, carry spade to cover, God in camp, keep holy. No prostitutes.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 3:10 If that which was bought w/ MaaserSheni money became unclean, it should be redeemed. R Yehuda: must be buried.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 63: R Akiva & his wife Rachel. Rich girl & simple shepherd. She sent him to learn Torah for 24 years. Became leading sage.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 4:1 A person’s container acquires articles placed in it wherever he has permission to put the container.  
#HalachaYomi OC 311:5 If there is a need for the place where a corpse is, or what it’s resting on, can move the corpse from bed to bed.
#TanyaYomiM 11Elul: 2 degrees, levels of God’s servants: right-Hesed; left-Gvura. Left: Tzimtzum, concealment. Right: unconcealed expansion.
#EmunaYomi 548: Test of poverty is hard. But sign that it’s personal path to get close to God. With Emuna, knows it’s for ultimate good.

 

Tuesday, September 6, 2022 / 10 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #KiTetze 3: Guardrails. Don’t mix species. Adulterers killed. Men who can’t marry Jews: damaged organ, Mamzer, Amonite, Moabite.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 3:8 Temple chambers built on holy ground but open to common ground: interiors considered common, roofs deemed holy.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 62: A woman prefers to live with modest means and have her husband present than with wealth and have him absent.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 3:4 Paid for object, can retract if didn’t lift it. Buyer lifted object that usually don’t lift, acquires it & must pay.
#HalachaYomi OC 311:2 Dead body should not be moved on Shabat except under specific conditions. Depends on conditions of body & area.
#TanyaYomiM 10Elul: After prayer, possible that evil will easily reawaken & intermingle with good. With charity, doesn’t reawaken as easily.
#EmunaYomi 547: Poor most likely needs soul correction that requires humility, Emuna, trust in God & constant prayer. Poverty is what needs.

 

Monday, September 5, 2022 / 9 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #KiTetze 2: Hang executed body ’til eve. Return lost property. Help w/ load. No cross-dress. Send mom away b4 take eggs, chicks.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 3:6 Processing of produce completed, passed through Jerusalem, its MaaserSheni must be brought back & eaten there.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 61: When woman marries, she ascends with man to his socioeconomic status if higher than hers, but doesn’t descend if lower.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 2:7 Sells or gifts herd & gives over the Mashkuhit (animal that leads the herd), enough for other to acquire whole herd.
#HalachaYomi OC 310:8 Utensil has items that can & can’t be handled on Shabat, can be moved, unless item that can’t be more important.
#TanyaYomiM 9Elul: Jews by nature compassionate,  kind. Their souls issued from attribute of Chesed which prevails over attribute of Din.
#EmunaYomi 546: Take a good look at what you do best & develop the special tools that God gave you. If you’re jealous means not on own task.

 

Sunday, September 4, 2022 / 8 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #KiTetze 1: War captive girl, shave hair, weeps for parents month, then can have her. If don’t want her, set free. Rebel son.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 3:5 Can bring MaaserSheni money into Jerusalem & take out again, but produce may only be brought in, not taken out.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 60: Wet nurse can’t nurse own or other baby together with one paid for, so won’t detract milk from one she’s paid to nurse.
#RambamYomi #Mehira 1:3 Land is acquired in one of 3 ways: money transfer, contract of sale, or Hazaka (demonstrating one’s ownership).
#HalachaYomi OC 310:6 Item that can’t handle on Shabat can’t place utensil to catch it if falls. Prohibits utensil from use, which can’t do.
#TanyaYomiM 8Elul: By studying Torah lishma (for its own sake) & giving charity, one extracts good for God & separates the evil.
#EmunaYomi 545: Blind Helen Keller not handicapped; critical for her soul correction. 1 person’s handicap is 2nd’s springboard to greatness.

 

Shabbat, September 3, 2022 / 7 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shoftim 7: War: offer peace. Accept, tributary. If not, siege; God will deliver; kill all men, take spoils. Destroy 7 nations.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 3:2 One may not buy Truma with MaaserSheni money, because this reduces the number of those who can eat it.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 59: R Eliezer: Even if wife has 100 servants, he should compel her to do some work, as idleness leads to licentiousness.
#RambamYomi #Rozeah 13:1 Friend’s animal falling under its load, command to help him unload the animal whether load is too much or not.
#HalachaYomi OC 310:2 There’s no food that’s been picked that’s edible that’s Muktza on Shabat, even if meant for sale.
#TanyaYomiM 7Elul: There will be no peace in the world until the time of the end, when good shall be disencumbered from evil.
#EmunaYomi 544: Jealousy indication that one hasn’t yet started living a purposeful life. When gaze at other people’s gifts, fail to develop our own.

 

Friday, September 2, 2022 / 6 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shoftim 6: Don’t move fences. 1 witness not enough. False witnesses punished as planned for victim. Laws of war: fear, go home.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 2:10 Sons pure & impure. Put down Sela & say “what pure drink, Sela redeemed for it.” So all drink from same jar.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 58: Woman may say to husband: I won’t be sustained by you and, in turn, I won’t work, i.e., you will not keep my earnings.
#RambamYomi #Rozeah 12:4 Don’t put coins in mouth. May have dried spittle of sick person or sweat. All sweat is like venom except from face.
#HalachaYomi OC 309:4 On Shabat forgot rock on barrel or coins on pillow: can tilt barrel & rock falls, shake pillow & coins fall.
#TanyaYomiM 6Elul: God makes peace between angel Michael & angel Gabriel thru revelation. They are unified & annulled in God’s light.
#EmunaYomi 543: Know that have unique soul with own special task & soul correction on earth. God gives qualities & conditions to achieve.

 

Thursday, September 1, 2022 / 5 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shoftim 5: God will send prophet like Moshe. Separate 3 cities of refuge for inadvertent murderers; expand borders, +3 more.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 2:8 Rabbi Meir says: one may not exchange silver and produce for silver. But the sages allow it.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 57: Man may maintain his wife for 2 or 3 yrs w/o Ktuva. No urgent need to write new one, since husband’s obligation intact.
#RambamYomi #Rozeah 11:4 Must build strong guardrail 10 Tefah high on roof & any potentially dangerous location on ones property.
#HalachaYomi OC 309:1 Can carry young son on Shabat even if son is carrying a stone, but not if carrying a coin. Ok if just holding hand.
#TanyaYomiM 5Elul: The angel Michael is the prince of water & angel Gabriel is the prince of fire, yet they don’t extinguish one another.
#EmunaYomi 542: Anger often result of moral & spiritual laziness. Not willing to rise to challenges that God presents for person’s benefit.

 

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 / 4 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shoftim 4: Don’t do like locals: pass children in fire, soothsayers, diviners, sorcerers, charmers, necromancers. Be faithful.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 2:7 B Shamai: can’t turn Selas into gold Dinars. B Hilel: can. R Akiva turned silver into gold Dinars for Rabbis.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 56: Rava: the Sages generally prohibited having intercourse during the day, but if it was in a dark house it’s permitted.
#RambamYomi #Rozeah 10:9 Elders decapitate calf by riverbank. Can never farm that area. Can comb flax, drill stones (i.e. non-farming work).
#HalachaYomi OC 308:50 The Rashba permitted handling an astrolabe on Shabat as well as books of wisdom. The Rambam was against it.
#TanyaYomiM 4Elul: “There’s no place void of God.” God is creating existence constantly & every moment. We can’t perceive; have to believe.
#EmunaYomi 541: Must work very hard to escape spiritual abyss of anger. Repentance is only effective when learning Emuna & overcoming anger.

 

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 / 3 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shoftim 3: Levites: no land; get sacrifices. Kohen: gets foreleg, jaws, maw; 1st of grain, wine, oil, fleece; chosen to serve.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 2:4 Vetches of MaaserSheni may be eaten when still tender. They may be brought into Jerusalem and taken out again.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 55: If marriage contract items were lost: Pumbedita Sages: she takes payment from other property without needing an oath.
#RambamYomi #Rozeah 9:2 Murdered corpse discovered. Buried where found. Elders of nearest city bring calf (egla arufa) to riverbank.
#HalachaYomi OC 308:47 There are some that prohibit handling a garment that is Shatnez (forbidden mixture of wool & linen), & some permit.
#TanyaYomiM 3Elul: Unlimited kindness is called the Chesed of God. Though all of Israel are compassionate & perform kindness, still limited.
#EmunaYomi 540: When person gets angry, soul departs, dark-side forces of evil instantly fill void of soul’s exit & gain control of person.

 

Monday, August 29, 2022 / 2 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shoftim 2: King: Jew, not too many horses, wives, money; write 2 copies of Torah for self; read & follow always; prolong reign.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 2:3 Fenugreek of MaaserSheni may be eaten when it is still tender.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 54: As principle, virgin gets 200 Dinars for Ktuva & widow 100 Dinars. If husband wants can add even 10,000 Dinars to it.
#RambamYomi #Rozeah 8:10 Other 42 Levite cities serve as cities of refuge, but the 6 main Cities of Refuge are havens even without intent.
#HalachaYomi OC 308:45 It’s prohibited to play ball on Shabat or Yom Tov. Ram”a: some say it’s ok & the tradition is to be lenient.
#TanyaYomiM 2Elul: Tshuva is in heart. To elicit God’s light need action; limitless charity, kindness; then God radiates limitless light.
#EmunaYomi 539: Anger resembles a spiritual acid that literally corrodes the soul. Zohar: anger, “false god,” chases away a soul’s holiness.

 

Sunday, August 28, 2022 / 1 Elul 5782
#ParshaYomi #Shoftim 1: Establish judges, officers. No bribes. Justice. Kill idolaters. Minimum 2 witnesses to kill someone. Seek judgement.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 2:1 MaaserSheni is set apart for eating, for drinking and for anointing; for things that are normally consumed.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 53: “He who rewards evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house” (Proverbs 17:13).
#RambamYomi #Rozeah 7:8 Admitted to City of Refuge, prohibited to leave, even for great need of nation. Only freed when Kohen Gadol dies.
#HalachaYomi OC 308:42 Any item that is Muktza (can’t be handled on Shabat) can be touched, as long as doesn’t move it, even a little bit.
#TanyaYomiM 1Elul: Because the world is finite and measurable, so too are Mitzvot of charity, kindness and the other Mitzvot of the Torah.
#EmunaYomi 538: The Zohar teaches that even if learned much Torah and performed many good deeds, loses all merit by succumbing to anger.

 

Shabbat, August 27, 2022 / 30 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Reeh 7: Sanctify 1stborn of cattle & flock, don’t work or shear it; eat it in front of God. Recap of Pesah, Shavuot, Sukot.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 1:5 Bought water, salt, produce still joined to soil, or which can’t reach Jerusalem, hasn’t purchased MaaserSheni.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 52: We don’t redeem captives at more than their value. If ransomed at exorbitant prices, encourages captors to kidnap more.
#RambamYomi #Rozeah 6:4 If someone was killed due to negligence, murderer is not accepted to City of Refuge & blood redeemer can kill him.
#HalachaYomi OC 308:39 Can’t handle animals or birds on Shabat, but can put basket in front of chicks so that they can go up & down.
#TanyaYomiM 30Av: Radiation of God’s light to upper & lower worlds effected by man who fulfills 248 positive Mitzvot, “Organs of the King.”
#EmunaYomi 537: Anger has more of a negative effect on the body and the soul than all the transgressions of the Torah.

 

Friday, August 26, 2022 / 29 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Reeh 6: Shmita year: annul debt. Lend to needy, don’t worry, God will bless you. Free servants 7th year, give them provisions.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 1:3 Grape-skin wine: before it has fermented it can’t be bought with MaaserSheni money; can after it’s fermented.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 51: If gives less than guaranteed marriage contract sum of 200 Dinars to virgin, 100 to widow, is licentious intercourse.
#RambamYomi #Rozeah 5:1 Killed unintentionally, exiled to City of Refuge. Court can’t accept ransom from killer to stay in his own city.
#HalachaYomi OC 308:34 Filthy things like vomit or feces, whether human or chicken or others, if in place where people sit can be removed.
#TanyaYomiM 29Av: In these times, w/ advent of Messiah, principal service of God thru charity. “Israel will be redeemed only thru charity.”
#EmunaYomi 536: Spiritual awareness: cognizance that God runs world, does all for purpose. Nothing in the world is random or coincidental.

 

Thursday, August 25, 2022 / 28 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Reeh 5: Maaser Sheni: tithe of grain, wine & oil, 1st born of cattle & sheep (or their cash equivalent) eaten in Jerusalem.
#MishnaYomi #MaaserSheni 1:1 MaaserSheni: can’t sell it, use as pledge, exchange it, or use as weight. Even in Jerusalem can’t exchange it.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 50: R Ila: Usha Sages instituted that one who gives money to charity shouldn’t give more than one-fifth of their wealth.
#RambamYomi #Rozeah 4:8 Murderer who can’t be executed because of technicality: imprisoned, fed little, then fed barley until belly bursts.
#HalachaYomi OC 308:32 Salted fish can be handled on Shabat, but not unsalted fish, as it’s not appropriate for eating.
#TanyaYomiM 28Av: Beloved brethren & friends: I come to remind & awaken those who sleep slumber of vanities of vanities.
#EmunaYomi 535: Difficulties are God’s messages. Immensely gratifying to get message from God, understand it & take necessary action.

 

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 27 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Reeh 4: Kosher animals: split hoof, chews cud. No pig, camel, hyrax, hare. Non-kosher birds list. No carcass. No meat w/ milk.
#MishnaYomi #Maasrot 5:8 Balbek garlic, Rikpa onions, Cicilian beans, Egyptian lentils, qirqas (R Meir), qotnym (R Yosi) exempt from tithes.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 49: Widowed or divorced on way to Chupa via messenger, she left father’s domain and he can no longer nullify her vows.
#RambamYomi #Rozeah 3:3 Man died from blow of object: court checks object, strength of blow, attacker, victim & likelihood of death.
#HalachaYomi OC 308:29 Common animal food can be handled. If food only for uncommon animal, can’t handle the food unless has that animal.
#TanyaYomiM 27Av: “R’ Eliezer gave coin to poor, then prayed.” God is revealed in prayer through act of charity.
#EmunaYomi 534: When disappointed, realize overcoming life’s difficulties is reason we’re alive on this earth. Don’t be angry; get to work.

 

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 26 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Reeh 3: Don’t follow other gods. Don’t add or subtract commandments. Kill false prophet, enticers to idolatry, idolatrous city.
#MishnaYomi #Maasrot 5:5 One who buys a field of vegetables in Syria: If before the season for tithing arrived, then he is liable to tithe.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 48: “She’era”: closeness of flesh during intercourse; don’t treat her like Persians, who have intercourse in their clothes.
#RambamYomi #Rozeah 2:4 King or court allowed to kill assassin contractor even if technically they are not deserving of the death penalty.
#HalachaYomi OC 308:25 Dried hides, of experts or home-made, can be handled on Shabat. Ram”a: Some say only of large animals, not of small.
#TanyaYomiM 26Av: Soul’s status depends when & where reincarnated. Every soul of Israel needs to be reincarnated to fulfill all 613 Mitzvot.
#EmunaYomi 533: Even if suffer extreme injustice, by focusing on God & remembering that all He does is for ultimate benefit, not angered.

 

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 25 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Reeh 2: Only sacrifice where God tells you. Can eat meat. Don’t eat blood. Must eat tithe where God says. Take care of Levite.
#MishnaYomi #Maasrot 5:3 One may not sell produce after the season for tithing has arrived to one who is not trusted concerning tithes.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 47: The Rabbis instituted that husband must provide wife with her sustenance in exchange for his rights to her earnings.
#RambamYomi #Rozeah 1:7 Better to stop a potential murderer “Rodef” non-fatally, but if not sure will stop them, commanded to kill them.
#HalachaYomi OC 308:23 Can cut palm branch before Shabat & wave it on Shabat to chase flies away from table. It’s a full-fledged utensil.
#TanyaYomiM 25Av: After Jacob, God’s light shines openly in all the upright of heart who occupy themselves with Torah and Mitzvot.
#EmunaYomi 532: Everyone desires to break away from chains of anger, but few really succeed. Key to removing anger from our lives is Emuna.

 

Sunday, August 21, 2022 / 24 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Reeh 1: Blessing if listen to God, curses if don’t. Future public event when enter: blessing on Mt Gerizim & curses on Mt Eval.
#MishnaYomi #Maasrot 5:1 Uproots saplings from of his own property and plants them elsewhere within his own property is exempt from tithes.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 46: R Pinḥas b Yair: Person shouldn’t think impure thoughts by day & thereby come by night to the impurity of an emission.
#RambamYomi #Hovel 8:14 Person pursuing a murderer in act of attacking 3rd party is not liable for any incidental damage, so won’t hesitate.
#HalachaYomi OC 308:20 Palm branches cut for firewood are Muktza, can’t handle. If sit on them a bit before Shabat, can sit on Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 24Av: Every single Mitzva subdivides into infinite details. Adam’s soul divisible into innumerable sparks, souls of all Israel.
#EmunaYomi 531: Anger can be unfounded or apparently justified. Apparently justified anger condemned; all forms should clearly be avoided.

 

Shabbat, August 20, 2022 / 23 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Ekev 7: If keep commands, God will drive out greater & stronger nations from land. Wherever you walk on land, will be yours.
#MishnaYomi #Maasrot 4:5 May husk barley one at a time and eat without tithing. Husked and put them into his hand, he is liable to tithe.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 45: Sages: The one who defames his wife is flogged and pays her 100 Sela, whether he had intercourse with her or not.
#RambamYomi #Hovel 7:7 One is fully liable for any damages that caused indirectly (i.e. removed pillow from under falling utensils).
#HalachaYomi OC 308:18 Lest it harm, can move thorn in public domain on Shabat less than 4 Tefah at a time, in Carmelit can move completely.
#TanyaYomiM 23Av: Metaphorically, God animates upper & lower worlds & radiates His light from His Name, for He & His Name are One.
#EmunaYomi 530: Anger destroys lives. Anger ranges from quiet fuming embers in the heart to outward rage and expressions of violence.

 

Friday, August 19, 2022 / 22 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Ekev 6: Land about to get is mountains & valleys, water from rain. God’s eyes constantly on this land, start until end of year.
#MishnaYomi #Maasrot 4:3 Took olives from a vat, may dip them 1 at a time in salt & eat them. Salted them and placed in front, must tithe.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 44: Gave 2 documents 1 after other, 2nd nullifies 1st. Added a palm tree in 2nd, 2nd document considered addition to 1st.
#RambamYomi #Hovel 6:8 Guy with beam walking behind guy with jug. If beam breaks jug, owner of beam is liable.
#HalachaYomi OC 308:15 Sandal’s inner strap broke on Shabat, still utensil & can handle. Outer strap broke, no longer utensil, can’t handle.
#TanyaYomiM 22Av: 2 types of awes & loves of God. 1st type comes from contemplating God’s greatness. 2nd type is a gift from God.
#EmunaYomi 529: With Emuna, confident that God listens & never forsakes us. Knowing can turn to God always, person is always happy.

 

Thursday, August 18, 2022 / 21 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Ekev 5: What does God want from you? Just to fear Him, walk in all His ways, love Him & serve Him with all your heart & soul.
#MishnaYomi #Maasrot 4:1 If pickled, stewed, or salted produce, he is liable to give tithes. Stored produce in ground to warm it up, exempt.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 43: Man prefers that his daughter seek handouts rather than his widow, but prefers daughter’s comfort over widow’s.
#RambamYomi #Hovel 5:2 Can’t raise hand in threatening way against another, even if don’t hit them. Considered a wicked person if does so.
#HalachaYomi OC 308:10 Can’t use cover of well on Shabat unless has a handle; demonstrates it’s a utensil. Can use covers of utensils.
#TanyaYomiM 21Av: Differences in temporal dimensions of past, present, future & all events, come from variations in letter combinations.
#EmunaYomi 528: The power of Emuna is vast. With Emuna, fears nothing. Retains composure under stress and meets challenges with a smile.

 

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 / 20 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Ekev 4: God to Moshe: Hew 2 stone tablets; I’ll inscribe 10 commandments to replace ones you broke. Tribe of Levi separated.
#MishnaYomi #Maasrot 3:9 Savory and hyssop, and thyme which are in the courtyard, if they are kept watch over, they are liable for tithe.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 42: Although seducer/rapist doesn’t pay fine on his own admission, pays for humiliation and degradation on own admission.
#RambamYomi #Hovel 4:7 Hit own parent: if didn’t draw blood, owe the 5 payments; if drew blood, doesn’t owe because punishment is execution.
#HalachaYomi OC 308:7 Pottery shards that broke on weekday that can cover utensil can be handled on Shabat even if nothing to cover.
#TanyaYomiM 20Av: Person says only has Torah, no kindness: doesn’t even have Torah. Rather, should occupy self w/ Torah & acts of kindness.
#EmunaYomi 527: Emuna is growth power. Moving force that helps person achieve personal gain more than anything else in the universe.

 

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 / 19 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Ekev 3: God didn’t give you land ‘cuz you were good; previous dwellers were evil. You’re a rebellious & stiff-necked people.
#MishnaYomi #Maasrot 3:8 Fig tree in courtyard: can eat the figs from it one at a time and be exempt from tithes; if gathered some, liable.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 41: Anyone who pays more than what damaged, it’s a fine. Doesn’t pay based on own admission, only on testimony of others.
#RambamYomi #Hovel 3:7 Grave sin: “Whoever embarrasses someone publicly with words doesn’t have a share in the world to come.”
#HalachaYomi OC 308:4 Can move utensil that ok to use on Shabat even just to safeguard. For no purpose, can’t move, unless food or Seforim.
#TanyaYomiM 19Av: Immensely great contraction (Tzimtzum) when “Heavens made by God’s word & all their hosts w/ mouth’s breath,” at creation.
#EmunaYomi 526: By focusing on God rather than self, breaks self-persecution cycle. Be aware that all is from God & for ultimate good.

 

Monday, August 15, 2022 / 18 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Ekev 2: Don’t forget God when wealthy & say “strength of my hand built this.” If forget God & follow other gods, will perish.
#MishnaYomi #Maasrot 3:6 Roofs do not render produce liable to tithe, even though they belong to a courtyard which renders it liable.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 40: Payment for humiliation during rape or seduction assessed based on the one who humiliated & the one who was humiliated.
#RambamYomi #Hovel 2:14 To determine medical expenses, estimate days condition will last & requirements to treat. Damager pays immediately.
#HalachaYomi OC 308:3 Can move utensils which can’t use on Shabat if use for ok matter (crack nuts w/ hammer) or if need space they’re in.
#TanyaYomiM 18Av: This world too small to contain & endure light & vivification of “inwardness” of letter without garment & concealment.
#EmunaYomi 525: Self-persecution begins when say: I didn’t succeed. Right way to say: God doesn’t want me to succeed right now; for best.

 

Sunday, August 14, 2022 / 17 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Ekev 1: Follow God, blessed. Will get land of wheat, barley, vines, figs, pomegranates, olive oil, honey. Stones iron, copper.
#MishnaYomi #Maasrot 3:3 Hired worker to work w/ olives, said, “On condition that I may eat them,” may eat 1 at a time & exempt from tithes.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 39: Seducer pays for 3 things, rapist for 4. Seducer pays for humiliation, degradation, plus a fine. Rapist adds for pain.
#RambamYomi #Hovel 1:1 When injure someone liable for 5 things: damages, pain, medical treatment, loss of work and embarrassment suffered.
#HalachaYomi OC 307:20 Jew told non-Jew to do labor for him on Shabat: Jew can only benefit from it after Shabat + time it takes to do it.
#TanyaYomiM 17Av: This world created by letter Heh. Multitude of infinite worlds from infinite combinations of 22 letters of God’s word.
#EmunaYomi 524: To break cycle of sadness, stop persecuting self. Need Emuna, talk to God in serious personal prayer, can lift from sadness.

 

Shabbat, August 13, 2022 / 16 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Vaetchanan 7: God will drive Canaanites out. Don’t intermarry. Chose you, least of all nations; keeping promise to Forefathers.
#MishnaYomi #Maasrot 3:1 Taking figs thru courtyard to dry, his kids and household members may eat of them and they’re exempt from tithes.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 38: Any “Herem” teaches that vow one takes to donate the valuation of one being taken to his execution is not binding.
#RambamYomi #Gezela 18:13 Found contract. If possible the obligation already fulfilled, don’t return contract, lest try to make 2nd claim.
#HalachaYomi OC 307:18 To inquire of demons what one is permitted to ask them during a weekday can also be asked on Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 16Av: Soul’s Will is “form” of change in pronunciation. Their “externality” = heart’s breath; makes simple sounds from throat.
#EmunaYomi 523: Emuna says: God can help me this very minute; & even if decides not to, it’s still for the best.

 

Friday, August 12, 2022 / 15 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Vaetchanan 6: Shma Israel, God is our God, 1. Love Him w/ all heart, soul, means. Words on heart, teach sons, in house, on way.
#MishnaYomi #Maasrot 2:7 Hired worker to harvest figs. Worker said on condition that I can eat the figs. Can eat them & exempt from tithing.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 37: R Yosi: A woman who has promiscuous sexual relations will use a contraceptive resorbent so doesn’t become pregnant.
#RambamYomi #Gezela 17:1 Whenever talked about finding a lost article, only becomes finder’s property when reaches his hand or his domain.
#HalachaYomi OC 307:14 Received letter & doesn’t know what says can read w/ eyes, not mouth. Came from outside Tchum, better not to touch.
#TanyaYomiM 15Av: Ability to pronounce letters & vowels transcends apprehended & comprehended intellect; it’s from hidden intellect in soul.
#EmunaYomi 522: People sad, depressed, because feel they’re failures, lack hope. Product of negative thoughts, self-persecution, lack Emuna.

 

Thursday, August 11, 2022 / 14 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Vaetchanan 5: Israel scared will die from God’s voice. Ask Moshe to be intermediary. God: ok. Gives details of Torah to Moshe.
#MishnaYomi #Maasrot 2:6 Said to friend: “Here’s an Isar for 10 figs which I choose for myself,” can choose & eat 1 at a time w/o tithing.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 36: “Open your mouth for the mute.” When person lacks capacity to proffer claim on own, court makes claim on her behalf.
#RambamYomi #Gezela 16:1 Needles, nails or the like: found 1, can keep; found 2 or more, needs to announce. Number of items like a mark. 
#HalachaYomi OC 307:13 Prohibited to read loan documents, accounts or correspondence on Shabat. Even to glimpse without reading prohibited.
#TanyaYomiM 14Av: Supernal Panim only radiates downward thru arousal from below, thru charity, called peace; especially to land of Israel.
#EmunaYomi 521: Yetzer Hara’s prime ploy is to magnify person’s faults & conceal good points. If realized good points would always be happy.

 

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 / 13 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Vaetchanan 4: 10 commands: God; no others; don’t take in vain; Sabbath; parents; don’t: murder; adultery; steal; false; covet.
#MishnaYomi #Maasrot 2:3 Taking produce from Galilee to Judea or Jerusalem, eats from it until gets to place that intends. Also on return. 
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 35: Pays if killed animal, whether on purpose or accident, with or without intent, whether downward or upward motion.
#RambamYomi #Gezela 15:1 Finds object that seem intentionally placed down, can’t touch it, even if doesn’t have identifying mark.
#HalachaYomi OC 307:10 Can say to friend: guard my fruits that are within your Tchum (area that can walk on Shabat) & I’ll do same for you.
#TanyaYomiM 13Av: “Seek the Pnimiyut of the heart.” Depth of heart transcends knowledge & reason that heart can contemplate. Spark of God.
#EmunaYomi 520: More that forget God, more fears those forces & succumbs to anger, anxiety & impatience, depression & despair.

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 / 12 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Vaetchanan 3: Moshe set apart 3 cities of refuge: Bezer in desert of Ruben, Ramot in Gilad of Gad, Golan in Bashan of Menashe.
#MishnaYomi #Maasrot 2:1 Walking on street, told “take from my figs,” can eat them & exempt from tithes, but if brings them home, tithes.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 34: Slaughters animal on Shabat or Yom Kipur, liable for death penalty for desecrating Shabat, but his slaughter is valid.
#RambamYomi #Gezela 14:2 Lost object with no identifying marks: when owner realizes lost, despairs of ever finding it. Finder can keep it.
#HalachaYomi OC 307:6 Prohibited to do any calculations on Shabat, even for past expenses, specifically when still hasn’t paid workers.
#TanyaYomiM 12Av: “He who sows Tzedakot (charities), brings forth Yeshuot (salvations),” as the wish of he who seeks it.
#EmunaYomi 519: When forget about God, fall into fear of natural forces, human or otherwise, which perceive as obstacles to what want.

 

Monday, August 8, 2022 / 11 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Vaetchanan 2: Nations will hear your Law & say what a smart & wise people; God close. 10 commandments intro. Beware idolatry.
#MishnaYomi #Maasrot 1:7 Wine is liable for tithes after it’s been skimmed in lower part of winepress. Oil, after it’s gone into trough.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 33: Lashes can be worse than death. If the 3 prophets were flogged instead of cast in furnace, would have worshipped idol.
#RambamYomi #Gezela 13:1 Lost objects that are returnable: the finder needs to publicize it & ask for identifying signs to give it back.
#HalachaYomi OC 307:2 Can’t tell non-Jew, even before Shabat, to do something that prohibited for Jew to do on Shabat. Can give hints.
#TanyaYomiM 11Av: Just like chain mail each scale adds up, forms large mail = w/ charity; each coin adds up. Fills gaps. Protects vs arrows.
#EmunaYomi 518: Anger expresses a lack of Emuna, when a person fails to acknowledge that God’s Divine Providence is for the very best.

 

Sunday, August 7, 2022 / 10 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Vaetchanan 1: Moshe: God, let me into land. God: No. See from mount. Joshua will lead them. Don’t add or subtract commandments.
#MishnaYomi #Maasrot 1:5 Vegetables which are tied in bundles, liable for tithes from the time he ties. If doesn’t tie, until fills vessel.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 32: “Eye for an eye.” Just as for injury pays and not flogged, in case where there’s liability for both, pay & not flogged.
#RambamYomi #Gezela 12:1 A person’s own lost object has priority over that of anyone else, if can’t also return the other person’s object.
#HalachaYomi OC 307:1 Shabat talk should be different from weekday talk. Prohibited to speak on Shabat of labors that will do during week.
#TanyaYomiM 10Av: Closer gets to God, humbler needs to be. To followers: don’t be haughty in relation to brethren. Speak softly.
#EmunaYomi 517: R’ Nachman of Breslov: sadness is statement of complaint when angry with God for not giving him what he wants.

 

Shabbat, August 6, 2022 / 9 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Dvarim 7: Moshe to Joshua: What God did to 2 kings, He will do same for all kings you fight. Don’t fear, God fighting for you.
#MishnaYomi #Maasrot 1:3 Black fruits liable to tithes after they form dark spots. White fruits, after their surface begins to grow smooth.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 31: Stole someone’s Chelev, ate it: has to pay for it; was liable for theft before violated prohibition of eating Chelev.
#RambamYomi #Gezela 11:1 Positive command to return lost object to fellow Jew. If doesn’t, violates prohibition & negates positive command.
#HalachaYomi OC 306:12 Can publicize on Shabat regarding a lost item, even if it is something that is prohibited to handle on Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 9Av: Request to followers: businessmen shouldn’t lead weekday prayers; lead Shabat prayers when can extend heart’s devotion.
#EmunaYomi 516: Don’t fall into despair trap. Destroy sadness by asking for God’s help, strengthen Emuna, smile at wife; smile encourages.

 

Friday, August 5, 2022 / 8 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Dvarim 6: Sihon & Og’s lands conquered. Og last of Refaim (giant). Moshe gave land to Ruben, Gad & .5 Menase. Mt Hermon names.
#MishnaYomi #Maasrot 1:1 Principle of Tithes (Maasrot): whatever is food, is looked after, and grows from the land, is liable for tithes.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 30: From the day that the Temple was destroyed, although Sanhedrin was abolished the 4 death penalties weren’t abolished.
#RambamYomi #Gezela 10:1 If non-Jew seized field of Jew with cause & then sold it to another Jew, 1st Jew has no claim to land.
#HalachaYomi OC 306:8 Permitted to think about business on Shabat, however Mitzva not to think about it at all; feel that all work is done.
#TanyaYomiM 8Av: Halacha study gives power to faculty of loins to support faculty of head & arms; time to do so is at Shacharit prayer.
#EmunaYomi 515: If husband sees wife sad & he becomes gloomy too, their problems get worse. God’s presence leaves & forfeits His help.

 

Thursday, August 4, 2022 / 7 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Dvarim 5: Don’t provoke people of Esau, Moab, Amon, they’re afraid of you, but land belongs to them, conquered from giants.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 11:9 Israelite hired Kohen’s cow, can feed it Truma vetches. Kohen hired Israelite’s cow, has to feed it, but not Truma.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 29: Learn from Exodus 22:16: Seducer’s fine: 50 Sela like virgin’s dowry; virgin’s dowry paid in Sela like seducer’s fine.
#RambamYomi #Gezela 9:1 Robbed property & damaged it, robber must return property to original condition or add to the difference in value.
#HalachaYomi OC 306:5 Prohibited to hire Hazan to pray on Shabat, though some permit. Ram”a: if hired for entire year, all agree that ok.
#TanyaYomiM 7Av: Blessed followers’ Talmud completion: There’s no good but Torah; God’s Torah is whole. May mankind know Oral Torah’s might.
#EmunaYomi 514: When meet challenge of problem w/ Emuna & optimism, overcome sadness, depression & worry that only makes matters worse.

 

Wednesday, August 3, 2022 / 6 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Dvarim 4: Decree to wander. Ignore & attempt to conquer land. Failed. Stayed in Kadesh then desert by Red Sea, circled Mt Seir.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 11:7 if a jar of Truma oil spills, he doesn’t need to scoop it up with his fingers. He deals with it as he would Hulin.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 28: Ratification of documents are D’rabanan; Sages accept testimony of man who witnessed as a minor, for D’rabanan matters.
#RambamYomi #Gezela 8:5 Stole from a convert & swore falsely, if convert died without inheritors, pays Kohanim principal +1/5 + sacrifice.
#HalachaYomi OC 306:1 Can’t deal w/ possessions on Shabat, even if not doing labor. Don’t review property to see what work needs to be done.
#TanyaYomiM 6Av: 70yrs of Job’s pain incomparable to even brief pain of soul in Gehinom. Mild pain in this world saves from severe in next.
#EmunaYomi 513: Yetzer Hara about I, me; inflates egotism, despair, heresy. Yetzer Hatov about God; gives Emuna, encouragement, optimism.

 

Tuesday, August 2, 2022 / 5 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Dvarim 3: People had asked Moshe, send scouts ahead. He chose 1/tribe. Feared. Faithless. All punished except Caleb & Joshua.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 11:5 Seeds of Truma fruit: When he gathers them in, they’re prohibited. But if he throws them away, they’re permitted.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 27: “Joseph recognized brothers, they didn’t recognize him.” Joseph left Canaan w/o beard, met brothers in Egypt w/ beard.
#RambamYomi #Gezela 7:1 Jew denies that he owes money to a Jew. Swore falsely. Has to pay back the principal plus 1/5th & bring a sacrifice.
#HalachaYomi OC 305:23 Can sell horse or mule or donkey to non-Jewish shepherd, even though the non-Jew will use them on Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 5Av: Remembering previous sins shouldn’t make one sad; should be happy, but not haughty. Be humble.
#EmunaYomi 512: Positive thinking from Yetzer Tov, good, holy inclination. Negative thinking, emotions from Yetzer Hara, evil dark side.

 

Monday, August 1, 2022 / 4 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Dvarim 2: Moshe: I couldn’t handle the burden of leading you myself. Appointed leaders/judges of 1000, 100, 50, 10 & officers.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 11:3 Can’t make dates to honey or change any Truma or Maaser Sheni fruits from natural state, except olives & grapes.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 26: Ezra penalized the Levites for failing to return to Israel from Bavel: decreed that shouldn’t give them Maaser Rishon.
#RambamYomi #Gezela 6:10 Rabbis prohibited gambling. It’s like stealing, even if participants know & agree beforehand that can lose money.
#HalachaYomi OC 305:18 Can’t ride animal on Shabat, or even lean on it, nor even use its side in any way. Went on even on purpose, get off.
#TanyaYomiM 4Av: God unlike man. God generously & constantly pardons sin, even if man returns & sins multiple times; as long as repents.
#EmunaYomi 511: Choice of person under pressure if will succumb to negative thoughts or strengthen self w/ Emuna; replace sad w/ happy.

 

Sunday, July 31, 2022 / 3 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Dvarim 1: Yr 40, month 12, day 1, after smote Kings Sihon & Og, Moshe retells: God said leave Horeb (Mt Sinai) & go to Canaan.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 11:1 Not allowed to put pressed or dried Truma figs into fish-brine to improve the brine, as it spoils the figs.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 25: Chazaka of Kohen status if lifted hands in Bavel, had Chalah in Syria or got Kohen gifts (foreleg, jaw, maw) in cities.
#RambamYomi #Gezela 5:18 A king whose currency is accepted throughout the land is a true king. If not, he’s a thief & his laws aren’t valid.
#HalachaYomi OC 305:15 Don’t tie 1 camel after another & lead 1st 1; if grab all ropes together, ok. Some say can only lead 1 camel by rope.
#TanyaYomiM 3Av: The Heart harbors contrary emotions simultaneously: humility, the state Tshuva Tata’a, as well as gladness.
#EmunaYomi 510: King David (Psalm 23): “Though I walk through the valley of death, I fear no evil, for you (God) are with me.”

 

Shabbat, July 30, 2022 / 2 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Masei 7: Menashe tribe: if Zlofhad’s daugthers marry outside tribe, land will leave tribe. Moses: can only marry from tribe.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 10:12 If an egg is boiled with forbidden spices even its yolk is forbidden, because it absorbs.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 24: “I’m a Kohen and my friend is a Kohen.” Believe for them to have Truma, but not for marriage until they’re 3 witnesses.
#RambamYomi #Gezela 4:1 Robber fined that victim swears about what was stolen & if there are witnesses to a theft robber pays entire claim.
#HalachaYomi OC 305:14 No animal can go out on Shabat w/ bound legs (1 front to 1 back) or w/ 1 leg tied up (walks on just 3 legs).
#TanyaYomiM 2Av: Lower Return, Tshuva Tata’a, must precede Prayer, Tfila, state of Higher Return, Tshuva Ila’a, to arouse divine compassion.
#EmunaYomi 509: Emuna manifests itself in courage; the more a person feels the presence of God, the less he or she fears anything or anyone.

 

Friday, July 29, 2022 / 1 Av 5782
#ParshaYomi #Masei 6: Laws of refuge city. 3 east of Jordan, 3 in Canaan. Meant for inadvertent murderer, so blood avenger doesn’t kill him.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 10:9 If unclean locusts were pickled together with clean ones, they do not make the brine forbidden.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 23: People are prone to both betroth and divorce in private, so if witnesses didn’t see either act, it proves nothing.
#RambamYomi #Gezela 3:1 Object thief stole rose in value & thief damaged it, pays increased value. Otherwise, pays value at time of theft.
#HalachaYomi OC 305:10 Can’t hang food pouch on Shabat on donkey’s neck; ok on calves & foals, thin necks & pains them to eat from ground.
#TanyaYomiM 1Av: Superior form of Tshuva, cleaving of spirit to spirit thru intellectual Torah study, physically perform kind acts.
#EmunaYomi 508: Conversely, the more one nullifies one’s own ego, the more one becomes a befitting vessel for Divine illumination.

 

Thursday, July 28, 2022 / 29 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Masei 5: Levis to get their own cities, w/ open spaces of 1000/2000 cubits. 6 refuge cities, 42 normal cities, from all tribes.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 10:7 If crushed Hulin olives were pickled with crushed or whole Truma olives or Truma juice, they’re forbidden.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 22: Woman said: I was married & now I’m divorcée, believe & can remarry, as mouth that prohibited, is mouth that permits.
#RambamYomi #Gezela 2:1 Stolen object that has not changed, object itself must be returned. If changed, returns value of object. 
#HalachaYomi OC 305:7 Donkeys can go out w/ saddles (warms them up) on Shabat if was tied on before Shabat. All other animals prohibited.
#TanyaYomiM 29Tamuz: Violate covenant thru wasteful emission causes mind-blemish. Rectification: occupy self w/ Torah, derives from Wisdom.
#EmunaYomi 507: Being constantly successful easily leads to arrogance. Arrogance is an iron barrier that separates person from God’s light.

 

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 / 28 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Masei 4: Elazar & Joshua will inherit land. Names of new tribe leaders. Commanded to apportion inheritance to Israel in Canaan.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 10:5 Fenugreek Truma or Maaser Sheni fell into wine vat: if seed (without stalk) enough to impart flavor, forbidden.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 21: If one of the 2 signatories to a document died, need 2 others from street to testify about signature of the 1 who died.
#RambamYomi #Gezela 1:10 Just the desire to get home, wife, utensils or anything else of his fellow, even legally, violates “Don’t covet.”
#HalachaYomi OC 305:5 Collared animals, that permanently wear collar around neck w/ ring to attach leash; can go out w/ them on Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 28Tamuz: Due to lofty origins of God’s Attributes of Compassion, can correct all person’s defects, cleansing them of their sins.
#EmunaYomi 506: If were constantly successful in everything that did, with no troubles whatsoever, doubtful that would ever seek God.

 

Tuesday, July 26, 2022 / 27 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Masei 3: God: give out land by lot & family size. Drive out inhabitants. Borders for 9.5 tribes. 2.5 tribes got land in east.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 10:4 Oven heated w/ cumin of Truma & bread was baked in it, bread permitted; there’s no taste of cumin, just the smell.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 20: Witnesses render other witnesses false only in their presence, so too, witnesses contradict testimony only in presence.
#RambamYomi #Geneiva 9:12 Trespasser into garden, field, pen or corral (as opposed to a house) may not be killed by owner.
#HalachaYomi OC 304:3 A Jewish employer is not commanded regarding his non-Jewish worker resting from labor on Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 27Tamuz: Many small sins, even 1 many times can be as damaging or more than 1 of more serious sins. Obscure & block God’s light.
#EmunaYomi 505: The greater one’s difficulties in life, the more must cling to God. The more clings to God, the higher the spiritual gain.

 

Monday, July 25, 2022 / 26 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Masei 2: God: When you cross the Jordan into Canaan, drive out inhabitants, destroy temples, idols. Clear out & settle land.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 10:2 If an apple of Truma was chopped and placed into dough of Hulin so that it leavened it, the dough is forbidden.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 19: You have no matter that stands before saving a life, other than idol worship, forbidden sexual relations, and murder.
#RambamYomi #Geneiva 8:1 Just as with scales, weights & measures, also need to be exact with land. Even a fingerbreadth of land great loss.
#HalachaYomi OC 303:27 Can’t brush hair w/ comb on Shabat, even if it’s made out of pig hair, as not possible that won’t pull out some hair.
#TanyaYomiM 26Tamuz: Break SitraAchra w/ broken heart by becoming “master of accounting,” concentrate intellect deeply for a time every day.
#EmunaYomi 504: Person’s disadvantage is actually an advantage because it serves as a catalyst to bring one closer to God.

 

Sunday, July 24, 2022 / 25 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Masei 1: List of Israel journeys from Egypt to Arvot Moav. Mentions Aaron’s death in 40th year at 123 years old at Hor Hahar.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 9:6 Replanted untithed produce, what grows from it is permissible if of a kind whose seed disintegrates in the soil.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 18: Principle: One doesn’t render himself wicked (Ein adam mesim atzmo rasha), self-incriminating testimony isn’t accepted.
#RambamYomi #Geneiva 7:1 Weights and measures must be exact. Anything less is deceiving others.
#HalachaYomi OC 303:24 Women can go out on Shabat w/ “counterbalance” stone, helps against miscarriages; can use even if not pregnant yet.
#TanyaYomiM 25Tamuz: Auspicious time for arousal of divine mercies is TikunChatzot, midnight prayer. Evil is crushed through a broken heart.
#EmunaYomi 503: Personal disadvantages don’t hamper level of achievement. On the contrary, develop stronger capability to realize potential.

 

Shabbat, July 23, 2022 / 24 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Matot 7: Moses makes Ruben & Gad tribes promise will fight in Canaan, then can get eastern land. More conquest of eastern land.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 9:4 What grows from Truma is Truma, but that which grows from growths Truma is Hulin.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 17: Would sing before brides in Israel: No eye shadow, no rouge, no braiding of hair, and yet she’s like a graceful ibex.
#RambamYomi #Geneiva 6:2 If shepherd sells item that would be noticed by owner, can buy from him. If wouldn’t be noticed, considered stolen.
#HalachaYomi OC 303:21 Women can go out on Shabat w/ “full head wrapping.” Type of covering that covers the entire head, but not the face.
#TanyaYomiM 24Tamuz: When sinner repents, removes SitraAchra’s life-force & returns flow issuing from God to its proper place.
#EmunaYomi 502: From Torah & Jewish history see that history’s leading personalities suffered from seemingly insurmountable disadvantages.

 

Friday, July 22, 2022 / 23 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Matot 6: Ruben & Gad tribes don’t want to enter Canaan. Moses angry, recalls spies. They say will fight in Canaan, then return.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 9:2 Poor Israels & Kohens can glean planted Truma but Israels sell it to Kohen for price of Truma & $ becomes theirs.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 16: Most women are married as virgins, minority not. Virgin wedding more public; if not, can’t assume of virgin majority.
#RambamYomi #Geneiva 5:1 Don’t buy stolen goods. Severe sin. Encourages thieves to steal more. Proverbs 29:24: “hates his own soul.”
#HalachaYomi OC 303:18 All that the Sages prohibited to go out in public domain with, also can’t go out with in courtyard lacking Eruv.
#TanyaYomiM 23Tamuz: Good & vitality that man gets when commits evil comes from SitraAchra. Can choose to get from there or from holiness.
#EmunaYomi 501: God gives us our faults, drives & bad habits for our own good, to facilitate correction of our souls. Catalysts for growth.

 

Thursday, July 21, 2022 / 22 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Matot 5: Army commanders bring thanks offering ‘cuz no Israel soldier died. 16,750 gold shekels given & placed in Ohel Moed.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 8:12 Gentiles: “give us 1 of your women or we’ll defile all.” Let all be defiled rather than hand over 1 soul of Israel.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 15: R Zeira: legal status of uncertainty of item fixed in its place is equally balanced, both for leniency, or stringency.
#RambamYomi #Geneiva 4:1 Guard swore item wasn’t by him, took it for himself & witnesses testified that it was by him, pays double.
#HalachaYomi OC 303:17 Some prohibit taking key even into home courtyard, unless in hand; not on belt, lest forget & carry in public domain.
#TanyaYomiM 22Tamuz: Jacob compared to rope w/ upper & lower end. Sin separates & cuts from 613 strands connecting flow of God to man.
#EmunaYomi 500: Without Emuna, we would be disappointed and saddened dozens of times every day, as soon as things don’t go our way.

 

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 / 21 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Matot 4: God: Divide plunder: 1/2 to soldiers, 1/2 to people, from soldiers 1/500 to Kohens, from people 1/50 to Levis. Count.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 8:11 Gentile: “give loaf to make Tamei or will defile all loaves”: R Eliezer: let defile all. R Yehoshua: put 1 on rock.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 14: “Almanat Isa”: is widow of Kohen who wasn’t Safek Mamzer, Safek Givoni, or Safek King’s slave, who can remarry a Kohen.
#RambamYomi #Geneiva 3:1 Person whose act merits both capital punishment & financial penalty, only receives capital punishment.
#HalachaYomi OC 303:13 Woman can’t go out on Shabat w/ new shoes as may not fit & will remove, unless walked with before. Men ok, not fussy.
#TanyaYomiM 21Tamuz: Tetragrammaton: Yud, God’s wisdom; Heh, extension, flow to concealed worlds; Vav, God’s Attributes; Heh, Dominion.
#EmunaYomi 499: State of deficiency & imperfection are ingrained in creation; life is never exactly how we want it to be.

 

Tuesday, July 19, 2022 / 20 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Matot 3: Moses angry that army spared women. Orders them to kill women & boys. Soldiers out of camp to purify selves & metal.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 8:9 Jar of Truma broke in upper winepress but lower part is unclean: if can save at least a Reviit of it, should save.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 13: Mishna talks of woman “speaking” to a man: Zeiri: means secluded with him. R’ Asi: it’s a euphemism for intercourse.
#RambamYomi #Geneiva 2:1 A Jew that steals from a non-Jew or from Temple property must repay the principal, but not the “double” fine.
#HalachaYomi OC 303:9 Can’t go out on Shabat wearing needle with an eye. Without eye, if use to pin accessory, ok; otherwise, can’t.
#TanyaYomiM 20Tamuz: Angels, hosts of heaven, created by God’s external force. Man’s soul comes from God’s internal vivifying power.
#EmunaYomi 498: Emuna is foundation of emotional health. Plays critical role in our everyday lives and in our general well-being.

 

Monday, July 18, 2022 / 19 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Matot 2: God to Moses: take revenge on Midian. Sends 1000 men/tribe + Pinhas. Kill every Midianite man, take captives, plunder.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 8:6 Figs, grapes, cucumbers, pumpkins, melons and watermelons that have bite marks, forbidden if there’s juice in them.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 12: Man eats at dad-in-law post-betrothal, no witnesses wasn’t alone w/ her, no claim about her virginity, assume was him.
#RambamYomi #Geneiva 1:3 “Ganav” a thief who steals without owners knowing. “Gazlan” a robber who takes by force with victim’s knowledge.
#HalachaYomi OC 303:7 Can go out w/ Rsukia on Shabat. Wide coat-like garment w/ short strips to tie it. If no strips, can’t.
#TanyaYomiM 19Tamuz: Big difference breath when speak vs forceful blowing. When speak, tiny bit of lifeforce; when blow, from deep within.
#EmunaYomi 497: Emuna is key to true happiness & success in this world, as well as the only guarantee of success in the next world.

 

Sunday, July 17, 2022 / 18 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Matot 1: Have to keep vows. Father/husband can annul daughter/wife’s vow day of vow. If don’t annul that day, vow is binding.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 8:4 Three kinds of liquids are forbidden if they’re left uncovered: water, wine & milk, all other drinks are permitted.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 11: Convert who’s minor, immerse him in Mikva w/ court ok. Privilege to convert; may act in person’s interests in absence.
#RambamYomi #NizkeiMamon 14:2 Started fire in own field, spread to neighbor’s field, liable, unless unlikely it would have spread (river).
#HalachaYomi OC 303:4 Woman can’t go out on Shabat wearing Gold City. Rashi: round jewelry w/ drawing of city, middle connects to garment.
#TanyaYomiM 18Tamuz: Sinner liable to punishment of Karet dies by 50; death at hands of Heaven by 60, though we see many guilty live longer.
#EmunaYomi 496: Zohar teaches that God manipulates entire worlds so that two people will come together and discuss Emuna.

 

Shabbat, July 16, 2022 / 17 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Pinhas 7: Sacrifices: month 7, day 15 (Sukot) 13 bulls, 2 rams, 14 lambs, 1 goat. Each day/7 days:1 bull less. 8th: 1,1,7,1.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 8:2 Kohen eating Truma, told became Tamei or Truma is Tamei: R Eliezer: he may swallow it. R Yehoshua: must spit it out.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 10: Is verse written for the future? Yes, “name of 3rd river, Tigris, goes east of Ashur” city destined to exist in future.
#RambamYomi #NizkeiMamon 13:2 Obstacles left in the public path have the same laws as a “pit”. The person who left it pays for all damages.
#HalachaYomi OC 303:2 Descriptions of accessories that a woman can & can’t wear on Shabat (if no Eruv) lest she remove them & will carry.
#TanyaYomiM 17Tamuz: Giving charity instead of fasting, not included in injunction to give more than 1/5 of $ to charity. Like medicine.
#EmunaYomi 495: In next world God asks did you negotiate in faith? Means if dealt honestly in business. Deeper level, ask if acquired Emuna.

 

Friday, July 15, 2022 / 16 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Pinhas 6: Order of sacrifices for Pesah + week of, 1st fruits (Shavuot), 7th month: 1st day (Rosh Hashana), 10th (Yom Kipur).
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 8:1 Kohen sacrificing on altar, learn mother was divorcee: R Eliezer: his sacrifices disqualified. R Yehoshua: valid.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 9: Anyone who goes to a war waged by the royal house of David writes a conditional bill of divorce to his wife.
#RambamYomi #NizkeiMamon 12:10 Man dug pit 10 handbreaths or more, liable for death of animal that falls in. Not liable for death if less.
#HalachaYomi OC 302:12 On Shabat, can’t dry with a cloth a cup that had water or wine in it; concerned may then squeeze the cloth.
#TanyaYomiM 16Tamuz: Should complete once during lifespan # of fasts for grave sins. Can do during shorter winter days & until past noon.
#EmunaYomi 494: Smart to invest bulk of efforts in attaining & developing Emuna. Emuna is the world’s most important commodity.

 

Thursday, July 14, 2022 / 15 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Pinhas 5: Daily burnt offering of 1 yr lambs, morning & evening; Shabat, + 2 lambs; Rosh Hodesh, + 2 bulls, 1 ram, 7 lambs.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 7:5 1 basket Truma, 1 basket Hulin, Seah of Truma fell in 1 of them, but don’t know which, can assume fell in Truma.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 8: One who uses profanity, even if a positive decree of 70 years was sealed for him, it’s transformed into an evil decree.
#RambamYomi #NizkeiMamon 11:9 An ox that killed a man and was sentenced to death, any sale, gift or transfer of ox ownership is invalid.
#HalachaYomi OC 302:9 Garment got dirty, can’t rub out dirt; it’s laundering. Can wipe off gently, but not with strength, lest squeeze out.
#TanyaYomiM 15Tamuz: Nowadays, when get weakened by multiple fasts, prohibited to take upon self fasts for sins. Give charity instead.
#EmunaYomi 493: Person’s worth based on money, wisdom, beauty or pedigree, deceiving & inaccurate. Often shows reverse of spiritual reality.

 

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 / 14 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Pinhas 4: God: Zlofhad’s girls inherit. Inheritance laws. Moshe, go up mountain & die. Moshe: appoint new leader. God: Joshua.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 7:4 If has to repay both the value and 1/5th, the repayment becomes Truma and the Kohen can’t forgive the repayment.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 7: Say blessing of grooms in minyan all 7 days of wedding celebration. R’ Yehuda: only when “new faces” participate.
#RambamYomi #NizkeiMamon 10:11 Man enters private property without permission & killed by animal, owner doesn’t have to make restitution.
#HalachaYomi OC 302:4 Home clothing-press can open to retrieve clothing that need for Shabat. Can’t open professional press, like disarming.
#TanyaYomiM 14Tamuz: Debate as to how many fasts if sinned same sin multiple times. Decision: 3x requisite # of fasts.
#EmunaYomi 492: Spiritual level determined by extent to which developed Emuna & successfully passed life’s many tests of faith.

 

Tuesday, July 12, 2022 / 13 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Pinhas 3: Detail future tribal lots. Levite census. Zelofhad’s daughters, Mahla, Noa, Hogla, Milca, Tirtza ask for inheritance.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 7:1 One who eats Truma intentionally must repay its value, but not 1/5, and remains Hulin. Kohen can forgive repayment.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 6: Can’t put cloth stopper tightly into barrel spout on Chag. Will squeeze liquid from cloth. Forbidden on Shabat & Chag.
#RambamYomi #NizkeiMamon 9:1 1st ox chasing 2nd. 2nd ox got hurt. Owner of 2nd says to 1st: your fault. 1st says: don’t know. No payment.
#HalachaYomi OC 302:3 Warning about folding garment on Shabat, however, opinion that ok if not like original folding of the garment.
#TanyaYomiM 13Tamuz: The Ari: Kabala principle of # of fasts for sins: Anger=151; Rabbinic prohibitions=73; not doing Rabbinic enactment=61.
#EmunaYomi 491: Torah leads to Emuna, to stronger illumination of soul, more capable of recognizing God. Purpose of person’s existence.

 

Monday, July 11, 2022 / 12 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Pinhas 2: Census of 20+ yr old men including details: Datan/Aviram, Korah (son’s didn’t die), Zelofhad’s girls, Serah: 601,730.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 6:5 R Meir: one dedicated thing (Hekdesh) can’t be used to redeem other Hekdesh. Sages: can redeem with other Hekdesh.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 5: Why are fingers shaped like pegs? So if a person hears an inappropriate matter, will place fingers in ears & not hear.
#RambamYomi #NizkeiMamon 8:6 Ox did damage & owner sold it, plaintiff gets damages of value of ox from buyer & buyer reclaims from seller.
#HalachaYomi OC 301:49 Can wash hands in river on Shabat. Just can’t move hands with water on them more than 4 Amot from river.
#TanyaYomiM 12Tamuz: No mention to fast in Mitzva of Tshuva by Rambam, SMG; even sins that get Karet, death. Mention Vidui, ask forgiveness.
#EmunaYomi 490: Practical manifestation of Emuna, prayer. Only surefire weapon against evil inclination. Strive to enhance Emuna & prayer.

 

Sunday, July 10, 2022 / 11 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Pinhas 1: God praises Pinhas for killing Zimri & Kosbi. Says to attack Midian for plot. Orders Moshe & Elazar take new census.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 6:3 Fed workmen or guests Truma: R Meir: pays principal, they pay 1/5. Sages: they pay both, he pays them price of meal.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 4: R Yohanan: Although they stated that there’s no mourning observed on a Festival, one observes it in matters of privacy.
#RambamYomi #NizkeiMamon 7:3 Animal that hurt a person, the owner pays damages, but not for pain, work stoppage, medical or embarrassment.
#HalachaYomi OC 301:48 A person can dry self with robe and can then remove it with his hand. Not worried that may squeeze water out of it.
#TanyaYomiM 11Tamuz: By violating a prohibition, evil cleaves to soul, impairs root & origin in garbs of 10 Sefirot of Asiyah.
#EmunaYomi 489: “As long as Israel cast their eyes skyward & subjugated their hearts to God, overcame their enemy; if not, they fell.”

 

Shabbat, July 9, 2022 / 10 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Balak 7: Bilaam: more on Israel & others. Israeli men sleep w/ Moabites. God furious. Pinhas kills leader. Plague kills 24,000.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 6:1 Ate Truma unwittingly, pay value + 1/5 (of total), whether eats, drinks it, anoints w/ it or if it’s Tahor or Tamei.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 3: Times when rulers had intercourse with brides on wedding night. Some women would kill selves rather than submit.
#RambamYomi #NizkeiMamon 6:6 “Muad” (forewarned) animal that is sold or given as a gift reclaims status of a “Tam” (simple, placid) animal.
#HalachaYomi OC 301:45 Clothing got wet on Shabat, don’t spread out to dry; people may think laundered; even in inner room where none see.
#TanyaYomiM 10Tamuz: Creation of stone, dust, from substitutions of substitutions, transpositions of transpositions of God’s letters, words.
#EmunaYomi 488: Amalek: symbol of evil, nickname of evil inclination. Injects doubts of Emuna in person’s mind and heart.

 

Friday, July 8, 2022 / 9 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Balak 6: Same rite & result 3rd time @ Peak of Peor. Balak furious, says: get lost! Bilaam: told u can only say what God says.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 5:8 Seah of Truma fell in 100 Hulin: before he could take it out, another fell in, all becomes forbidden. R Shimon: ok.
#DafYomi #Ktuvot 2: Sages sought women’s benefit, instituted that weddings made on Wednesday so groom would exert himself 3 days on feast.
#RambamYomi #NizkeiMamon 5:1 Animal wanders in field, farmer warns owner 3 times, then slaughters animal and tells owner “here’s the meat.”
#HalachaYomi OC 301:40 If hat brim extends beyond the head a Tefah (or more) can’t be worn, even at home, because of Ohel (creating a tent).
#TanyaYomiM 9Tamuz: Each being in 7 heavens created, lives by life-force of combining, substitution, transposition letters of God’s words.
#EmunaYomi 487: When encounter difficulty, should arouse desire & longing for God; very purpose of situation to bring us closer to God.

 

Thursday, July 7, 2022 / 8 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Balak 5: Balak takes Bilaam to 2nd place to curse, Field of Seers. Again builds altars & brings sacrifices. Blessings come out.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 5:7 Seah of Truma fell in 100 Hulin, lifted 1 Seah out, 2nd Truma fell in, lifted out, 3rd fell in, ok if Truma < Hulin.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 122: Witnesses may testify that an individual died even if they saw his corpse only by candlelight or by moonlight.
#RambamYomi #NizkeiMamon 4:1 If owner took normal precautions but the animal escaped and damaged, owner blameless.
#HalachaYomi OC 301:38 Can’t go out on Shabat w/ Talit w/o proper Tzitzit. Tzitzit tied properly, even if doesn’t have Tchelet, can go out.
#TanyaYomiM 8Tamuz: 22 kinds of effluences of life-forces & powers by which all higher & lower worlds & all creatures created = 22 letters.
#EmunaYomi 486: “Degree of yearning enhanced by obstacles. When prevented from attaining wish, desire enhanced.” Likutei Moharan 1:66.

 

Wednesday, July 6, 2022 / 7 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Balak 4: Bilaam has Balak build 7 altars on Bamot Baal & sacrifice 7 bulls & 7 rams. Bilaam utters blessings instead of curses.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 5:4 A Seah of Tamei Truma that falls into 100 Seahs of Tahor Truma: Bet Shamai prohibits, but Bet Hilel permits.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 121: R Akiva’s ship sank: plank (Daf) from the boat came to me, and I bent my head before each wave that came toward me.
#RambamYomi #NizkeiMamon 3:1 Animal eats someone else’s produce: in private property owner pays full damage.
#HalachaYomi OC 301:36 Can go out on Shabat w/ 2 sets of clothing, one worn on top of other, for self or friend, whatever type of garment.
#TanyaYomiM 7Tamuz: When God’s attributes reach revelation of action in lower worlds, called “utterances” & combination of “letters”.
#EmunaYomi 485: Matriarchs Sara, Rebecca & Rachel were barren. God wanted their prayers. Difficulties sign God wants to bring closer to Him.

 

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 / 6 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Balak 3: Bilaam rides. Angel blocks way 3 times; donkey sees, Bilaam doesn’t. Donkey talks. Bilaam sees angel, allowed to go.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 5:3 Seah Tahor Truma fell in 100 Tamei Hulin, can eat small amounts, roasted, kneaded w/ juice, or cut into small pcs.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 120: Can testify that a man died only if he can testify about seeing the countenance (Partzuf) of the face with the nose.
#RambamYomi #NizkeiMamon 2:2 Private property damaged by pebbles kicked by animal walking — owner pays half.
#HalachaYomi OC 301:33 Can’t go out on Shabat w/ coins, silver or gold sewn into ones clothing. Ram”a: some allow if thinks will be stolen.
#TanyaYomiM 6Tamuz: 1st day Creation, made light w/ attribute of Kindness w/ some Might; made it material. 2nd day firmament w/ Might, etc.
#EmunaYomi 484: King David suffered untold difficulties from young age, constantly sought God, reached level of prophet & God’s anointed.

 

Monday, July 4, 2022 / 5 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Balak 2: Bilaam to Balak’s men: can’t come. Balak calls again. God to Bilaam: go, but will only be able to say what I tell you.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 5:1 Seah of Tamei Truma fell in less than 100 Seah of Hulin, Maaser or Hekdesh, whether Tamei or Tahor, all left to rot.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 119: Woman was told that her husband and Tzara died overseas, can’t remarry or do Yibum until knows if Tzara had child.
#RambamYomi #NizkeiMamon 1:1 Owner is responsible for all damage done by his animal.
#HalachaYomi OC 301:28 Injured on foot sole, tied coin on it to protect it from getting hit, also heals, allowed to go out w/ it on Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 5Tamuz: God created 10 Tikunim (garments) which we call Sefirot. Directs hidden & revealed worlds through them.
#EmunaYomi 483: Talmud Nedarim 81a: “Beware of the sons of the poor, for they shall become the scholars of the Torah.”

 

Sunday, July 3, 2022 / 4 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Balak 1: Moab’s King Balak scared of Israel. Sends messengers to sorcerer Bilaam to curse Israel. God tells Bilaam can’t curse.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 4:12 Seah of Truma fell into one of two baskets or piles and not sure which one, bring up Truma from the other one.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 118: Man isn’t believed if says brother died so that he can marry his wife or that wife died so he can marry her sister.
#RambamYomi #Mikvaot 11:12 Mikva immersion is Scriptural decree, needs proper intent of heart. Immersed w/o intent to purify, disqualified.
#HalachaYomi OC 301:27 Can go out on Shabat, weekday w/ locust egg, fox tooth, nail from crucifixion, for healing purpose; not Amorite way.
#TanyaYomiM 4Tamuz: Scholars of Truth granted permission to speak allegorically of Sefirot as “light”; ex. sun spreads light from 1 source.
#EmunaYomi 482: Soul derives virtually no gratification from material amenities. When soul feels darkness, it becomes restless.

 

Shabbat, July 2, 2022 / 3 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Chukat 7: Israel asks Amorite Sihon, to pass thru country; Sihon attacks Israel; Israel wins. Also vs. Og of Bashan. Get land.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 4:9 50 black & 50 white figs, if black Truma fig fell in, white ok, black not; white fell in, black ok, white not.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 117: “As with water, the face mirrors the face, so the heart of man to man” (Proverbs 27:19).
#RambamYomi #Mikvaot 10:3 Left empty Mikva, returned, found it full, it’s acceptable. There’s a doubt if the water for this Mikva was drawn.
#HalachaYomi OC 301:22 Can go out on Shabat with bandages, other type of covering or anything else that’s on a wound that need for healing.
#TanyaYomiM 3Tamuz: Unity of God’s attributes beyond comprehension, Sefirot called “secret of faith,” faith that transcends intellect.
#EmunaYomi 481: Life’s overwhelming situations become challenges that we’re ready to meet when we look for the light within the darkness.

 

Friday, July 1, 2022 / 2 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Chukat 6: Journeys: Ovoth; Iyey Haavarim; Nahal Zered; opposite Arnon (Amorite/Moab border); Beera (well), where sing of well.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 4:7 R’ Eliezer: Truma can be taken out if it falls into a hundred and one parts. R’ Yehoshua: in a hundred and more.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 116: B Hilel: woman says husband died: in same country, believed; different one, no. B Shamai: believe from different one.
#RambamYomi #Mikvaot 9:18 Can’t immerse in wave crest when it’s in air before falls. If 2 ends of a wave are touching earth, ok to immerse.
#HalachaYomi OC 301:19 If a person is imprisoned and has chains on their feet, they’re allowed to go out with them on Shabbat.
#TanyaYomiM 2Tamuz: When speaking of God, His level of Wisdom is considered exactly the same as His level of action.
#EmunaYomi 480: Search for Divine message within tribulations, realize that God using to stimulate spiritual growth; despair becomes hope.

 

Thursday, June 30, 2022 / 1 Tamuz 5782
#ParshaYomi #Chukat 5: Aaron dies. Arad attacks, takes captive, Israel destroys them. Snakes attack Israel. Copper snake on staff heals.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 4:6 3x/year measure basket contents: Bikurim, late summer, mid-summer. If counts, good; measures, better; weighs, best.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 115: Man on boat that sank in endless body of water, wife can’t remarry. No proof that drowned & didn’t emerge elsewhere.
#RambamYomi #Mikvaot 8:11 Anything created from the water, e.g., red worms, ok for immersion. One may immerse in the eye of a giant fish.
#HalachaYomi OC 301:14 Lame person who can’t walk without assistance of a stick, can walk with it on Shabat. If can walk without it, can’t.
#TanyaYomiM 1Tamuz: Wisdom 5 levels above quality of life-force in action: action; speech; thought; emotional attributes; intellect.
#EmunaYomi 479: Stress & anxiety result from lack of spiritual awareness, tantamount to darkness. Recognition of God illuminates darkness.

 

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 / 30 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Chukat 4: Moshe asks Edom to pass through their land, stay on highway, pay for water. Edom doesn’t let, sends army to prevent.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 4:3 The amount of Truma: Generous is 1/40, B Shamai says 1/30; Average 1/50; Stingy 1/60. If gave 1/60 valid.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 114: Gentile comes to extinguish Jew’s fire on Shabbat don’t say Extinguish or Don’t. His rest isn’t Jew’s responsibility.
#RambamYomi #Mikvaot 7:12 If Mikva color changes on its own w/o anything falling in, ok. Disqualified if color changed due to other liquid.
#HalachaYomi OC 301:14 Item that’s clothing, even if only wears so other clothing won’t get dirty (or wet): can go out with it on Shabat.
#TanyaYomiM 30Sivan: As per Rambam, God’s Essence, Being & Knowledge are 1, perfect unity, not composite at all, same w/ all His attributes.
#EmunaYomi 478: Every time we use the power of personal prayer to overcome difficult situation, we enhance our awareness of God’s magnitude.

 

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 / 29 Sivan 5782
#ParshaYomi #Chukat 3: God to Moshe: take staff, people, Aaron, talk to rock, get water. Moshe hits rock, punished, won’t enter land.
#MishnaYomi #Trumot 4:1 Set aside only part of Truma & Maaser, may take Truma from that heap but can’t take Truma from it for other produce.
#DafYomi #Yevamot 113: More than the man wants to get married, a woman wants to be married.
#RambamYomi #Mikvaot 6:7 When either a sponge or a bucket that contains 3 Lugim of drawn water falls into a Mikveh, doesn’t disqualify it.
#HalachaYomi OC 301:11 Item that’s made as adornment that’s also useful, such as silver keys: can’t say that taking it for use. Some say ok.
#TanyaYomiM 29Sivan: Only after multiplicity of contractions could God’s life-force invest itself in lower created items like stones & dust.
#EmunaYomi 477: With relentless personal prayer, we are assured of finding our individual path in the world.

 

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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