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How did anyone study the Talmud before Rashi?

There were many commentaries written to the Talmud before Rashi and even a generation or so afterward. The best known is probably Rabbeinu Gershom's Peirush, which is preserved for some tractates. ...
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Why Shavuos on Sunday

"that the omer should be brought after shabbos as opposed to after Sunday" Your question misunderstands the Gemara. The question is what does "Shabbos" mean. The Beitusim argued ...
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Additional differences of Rashi's Torah scroll

You can see a list of this, and other differences, in the Gilyon HaShas on Shabbat 55b
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What is Palifit mean in the Rabeinu Gershom on Baba Basrah 2a?

See here in the book "Der Orient" in which it claims in the name of שד"ל (I am assuming this is Rabbi Shmuel David Luzzatto) that this is an Italian word. Here is the Cambridge ...
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What is Palifit mean in the Rabeinu Gershom on Baba Basrah 2a?

palafitte are vertical wooden pilings set in the ground.
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