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R' Frand's famous speech from the 11th Siyum Hashas

R' Yissocher Frand gave a famous speech at the 11th Siyum Hashas. He kept repeating the phrase, "it's never too little, it's never too late, it's never enough." Afterwards, he made it into a ...
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Need to buy new set of shas [duplicate]

I have tried to find a new set off shas and then I found this website. Would there be anyone that would sell there shas or has a place to get it for a bit cheaper.
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A place with illustrations of Gemara Sukkah?

The beginning of Sukkah (4a/4b) describes different scenarios where platforms are built alongside the three walls of the Sukkah. I am having a very tough time picturing how they are built and ...
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Historically, what is the difference between Mishna, Baraisa, and Tosefta [duplicate]

In terms of why they are not all one body of text, what is the difference between Mishna, Baraisa, and Tosefta?
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Some questions about the Talmud [closed]

I have some questions about the way the Gemara is formulated. Feel free to answer all, some, or just one! What exactly is the Vilna Shas? Is it the only type of Shas used today? I Know there are 2,...
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Where can I find a relatively inexpensive set of Talmud Bavli?

Product recommendation: looking to buy a small, inexpensive set of Shas (with Gemara) to use on the way to work, on a walk, etc. I would love for the set to be individual gemara's, not just six ...
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Why is learning “non lmaaseh” Sugyas in shas B’iyun prioritized over learning “Halacha lmaaseh sugyas”

What I mean by “non lmaaseh” are sugyas in shas that most probably will very scarcely be nogeah to our daily life. I understand that to learn these sugyas well will give us a deep understanding of how ...
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Does a list of all perakim in shas with summary of each perek exist?

Is there an existing list of all chapters in shas and include a brief summary of each perek?