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With the twelfth Siyum HaShas behind us, I was wondering what is the best way for a person to maintain their Daf Yomi schedule on Shabbos, Yom Tov, and Sundays. Is it best to learn at a different time on these days, or perhaps do a double Shiur on Sundays? I am looking for ideas that have worked for others.

  • Is there something about the mentioned days that makes it difficult to maintain the daf yomi schedule on them? – msh210 Aug 2 '12 at 19:58
  • If you are learning 6AM or 10PM on a weekday then those times will usually not work on a Shabbos, Yom Tov, or Sunday. – Gershon Gold Aug 2 '12 at 20:02
  • @GershonGold, if you learn on your lunch break at the office, I can see why that might pose a challenge, but why should 6am or 10pm be a problem? – Seth J Aug 2 '12 at 20:12
  • Perhaps you should clarify that the question is dealing with a USA schedule (unless you want to broaden it). – Double AA Aug 2 '12 at 20:24
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    If one listens to a recorded shiur, for example... – yoel Aug 3 '12 at 0:46
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My local (USA) Young Israel synagogue has daf yomi classes Sunday mornings after shacharis, Monday through Thursday evenings, and Shabas afternoons before mincha. (That's six days of the week; I guess they cram seven days' worth into six days as best they can.)

In an Agudath Israel synagogue I used to pray in (in the USA also), daf yomi was before shacharis every day of the week, and, since they tended to cover less than a daf a day, also sometimes after shacharis on Sundays.

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    This seems to answer the question as asked. I'm not sure whether the question as asked is what the asker intended.... – msh210 Aug 2 '12 at 21:25
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Our Shul has two times: Sunday through Friday mornings at 6:00 and Sunday through Thursday nights at 8:45. The Friday night shiur is given Shabbos morning before Shacharis, and Shabbos afternoon's shiur is both groups combined. Basically Shabbos day you could have a shiur before or after any davening, or, if you specifically need electronic resources, just do it after Shabbos.

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