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The most popular Talmud study program is daf yomi ("a page a day") whereby many Jews around the world study the same page of Talmud every day, typically spending 40-60 mins on a page (2-sided). To go through the 2700 pages of Talmud Bavli takes 7.5 years this way. And there are hundred more pages in Talmud Yerushalmi. Now most people studying Talmud this ...


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When I learned Menachos by R Dovid Soloveitchick Shlita he would learn both Rashi's - the upper one he referred to as Rashi-in-der-hoich, and the other as Rashi csav-yad. I don't remember the specific order in which he learned them. If he learned both versions, you can be sure his father did too. In fact, the Gri"z stencil on Menachos does 'handel' with both ...


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To flesh out Gershon's answer a bit more: You wouldn't just say "Rashi's comment on page 84a", as that would have you looking all over the page. Instead, each comment of Rashi is prefaced by the Talmudic phrase on which he's commenting. (In some newer editions it's bold or a different font, to help you locate it more easily.) This is known as דברי המתחיל, ...


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This seems to be dependent on the text of the Talmudic passage in Chagiga 10a. In conformance with the printed text of Rashi's commentary, the printed Talmud (Vilna edition) states: כיון שיוצא אדם מדבר הלכה לדבר מקרא - שוב אין לו שלום. ושמואל אמר: זה הפורש מתלמוד למשנה, ורבי יוחנן אמר: אפילו מתלמוד לתלמוד. "Rav said once a person leaves matters of ...


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These sources are generally Tannaic in nature. They usually introduce what my Gemara Rebbe in yeshiva referred to as "well-known beraitot". The following is a quote from the Wikipedia article about beraitot Here, a teaching from the Baraita is usually introduced by the Aramaic word "Tanya" ("It was orally taught") or by "Tanu Rabanan" ("Our Rabbis have ...


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The point-by-point outline from dafyomi.co.il is a good resource. You can subscribe to it by email, which is how I get it, though I've found the email to be a little erratic in the last year or so. They also publish a short compilation of background material on each daf along with other related materials. None of this is a substitute for the full text; ...


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DafDigest is a great resource when learning the daf. http://www.dafdigest.org/archives.php


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Well to quote Artscroll Hakadosh: "מי יימר דמגנבא-who is to say that [the deposit] will be stolen" "ואם תימצי לומר דמגנבא-and even if you can say who is to say with certainty that it will be stolen" "מי יימר דמשתכח גנב -who is to say that the thief will be apprehended?" "ואי משתכח גנב-and even if the thief is apprehended," "מי יימר ...


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ד"ה = Divrei Hamaschil / Hamatchil. It means the Rashi begins with these words. דברי / Divrei = the words המתחיל / Hamaschil / Hamatchil = that Rashi begins with This helps one find which Rashi the reference is referring to.


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This is in a Mishna in Berachos 9:2. The meaning (as stated by Rabbi Ovadia Bartenura there) is that He does good to me and good to others.


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According to the Maharal in Chidushei Hagaddos it means that the Neshama is not yet combined with the body and is therefore naturally aware of the Torah. The flick before coming out is the final touch which unites soul and body, thereby causing it to forget the Torah.


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This is from Proverbs 4:4 but the Baraisa later says that Shlomo Hamelech could have meant that he was referring to the knowledge that he gained as a prophet rather than in the womb. However, the following note references the pasuk in Iyov to say that Hashem Himself teaches the fetus, citing Rashi. The gemaro continues that He assigns a malach to suppress ...


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Rashi, a central commentator explains the biblical verse from Zecharyah 8:10 which he understands to refer to someone who leaves Torah study to study anything else. The Talmud then discusses others who have no peace. This section mentions someone who chooses to leave one source of learning and jump to another (and it seems, does so still expecting the same ...


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Zadon Shabbos, knowing that it's Shabbos, does not mean that he knows every aspect of Shabbos. It means he knows that it's Shabbos. As Rashi heichi mashkachas lah says, that he knows it's Shabbos. The only thing is that too know it's Shabbos, you need to know at least one biblical law, or else in what way do you know it's Shabbos? We see later in the gemara, ...


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http://www.dafyomi.co.il/memdb/revindex.php?fr=kidu revach l'daf (link goes to kidushin but they have for other tractates as well) has short summary with brief insight


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Similar passages can be found in all shas. You rapidly can see dozen, this is particularly length. The particularity is that this sugia treat a simple topic with a long list of similar Ta Shma (an attempt to solve the problem with a Brayta or a Mishna). It is relatively rare from a formal point of view I think that is the list of Ta Shma of the suggia of ...


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We discuss for Kinyan Chalipin. The question is about the Hava Amina that entails an additional teaching to exclude the possibility of Chalipin with coin. The answer can be found in Kesef Mishne Introduction: The rationale is that when the Gemara says mana, the definition is a not-fruit. So coin may be a mana in this sense. And further the Gemara found two ...


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Rabbi kook said following a Midrash in Masechet Hagiga (chapter two) of a salamander that is under the fire for 7 years, that a person only can know if he is fit for the Torah studying if he studied 7 year... If he saw a blessing in his studies he shall be a Talmid Hacham (if not...). Also I remember from my Rabbi in the Yeshiva (I forgot his "mekorot") ...


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The Rambam explains that the ideology behind sorcery is idolatry. They are believing that there are other powers that can be placated or coerced to fulfill your desires. The Gemara there, in Chulin 7b, says that the term Kishuf chimes from the fact that these powers are working against the heavenly order. Rebbe Chanina is saying that only Hashem is in ...


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livedaf.net has video and recordings. There are Pshat and elucidations separately.



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