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The Bracha Al Haadama is cited in tosfot Brachot in name of the machzor of Rabenu Tam (an annotation written by Rabbenu tam in his Machzor), Tosfot said also that Rabenu Tam further reversed his position. The bracha was a birkat Me'en shalosh (as al hamichia or al haets or al hagefen for 7 species of fruits for which torah praised the country of Israel) but ...


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Tosafot Shants are printed in the margins of Eduyot in the standard Vilna edition of the Talmud (counterintuitively, it isn't usually printed in editions of the Mishna). You can read it online here. His commentary to tractates in Zera'im, Middot and Tahorot is also printed with the Talmud.


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This is one of the considerations that led R. Tzvi Hirsch Chajes to question the attribution of Rashi on Maseches Taanis. He writes in the beginning of the Masechta: וברוב פעמים פירושים של בעלי התוס' דומים לדברי רש"י ולפעמים הם אות באות דומים לפירש"י מה שלא מצאנו בשום מקום And many times the explanations of the Tosafists are similar to the words ...


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Tosefos to Berachos 44a, s.v. על העץ, cites the ספר המיימוני. ובס' המיימוני מצריך להזכיר בה מעין המאורע בשבת ובי"ט


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According to a quote from Rav Chaim Kanievsky, there are only 3 places in Shas where Rambam is mentioned in Tosfos (brought down in the stories at the end of the 29th chapter of the Artscroll English Orchos Yosher, Page 400. Including the 2 already mentioned for the sake of completion): 1: Berachos 44a, Dibur Hamaschil על העץ ועל פרי העץ : ובס' המיימוני ...


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I did a quick and dirty search and came up with this quote תוספות מסכת כתובות דף עא עמוד ב " פירש ר"ח דרגל ראשון היא רגילה לילך ולהגיד שבחה בבית אביה " It is in the last Tos on the page, 5 lines up from the bottom, D"H כאן ברדופה כאן בשאינה רדופה


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(I am prepared for all of the downvotes this might get me...) In my understanding of Rabbeinu Tam, this is a non-issue. Rabbeinu Tam rejects Rashbam's opinion because Rav Ashi answers Rav Achai in Kesubos. Finished. Once that is the case, Rabbeinu Tam must come up with some explanation as to why Rav Achai always appears using the terms of Parich/Pashit. ...


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This is a good book for a beginner and also for last. Learning tosfot is really learning talmud. All the mefarshim, rishonim and acharonim address the limud of tosfot. In yeshivot people say that if you don't understand the Maharsha, this is a proof that you didn't read accurately the tosfot. So Maharsha (called chidushe halachot) is the main relevant book ...


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I’d suggest the quote, albeit not exact, is from Tosafot (Chulin 125b s.v. Yachol): בהא דאמרינן בביצה (י.)... דהתם במת שלם דאין דרך לשורפו ולנתחו פחות מכזית


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Tzeidah Lederech (R' Menachem ben Zerach, ?-1374): ורבינו יצחק בן אחותו של רבינו תם הנודע בעל התוספות אשר למד ולימד בישיבה. כי העידו לי רבותי הצרפתים בשם רבותם כי נודע ונתפרסם שהיו לומדים לפניו ס׳ רבנים שכל א׳ מהם היה שומע ההלכה שהיה מגיד גם היה לומד כל אחד לבדו מסכתא שלא היה לומד חברו והיו חוזרים על פה ולא היה מגיד רבינו יצחק הלכה שלא היה בפיהם בין ...


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You can try http://www.dafyomi.co.il/, choose any masechtah, and then scroll down. They have links for Tosafot for most masechtot, but unfortunately not for Bava Basra. And for books, you can try this wonderfully clear sefer called שערי תוספות, if you don't mind Hebrew.


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Try שערי תוספות....(found it here through Google, but most well-stocked seforim stores should carry it)....it's more or less exactly what you're describing; I've used it and it's very good [in Hebrew though]. You can also try tosfosinenglish.com and dafyomi.co.il's Point-by-point summary of Tosfos*. (I haven't used them, but my friends have; they look ...


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Wikipedia's article "Tosafot", quoting the 1906 Jewish Encyclopedia's: The edited tosafot owe their existence particularly to Samson of Sens and to the following French tosafists of the thirteenth century: (1) Moses of Évreux, (2) Eliezer of Touques, and (3) Perez ben Elijah of Corbeil.


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This question is addressed in Einei Shmuel, a commentary on Aggadic passages: וכתבו התו' דהיינו דווקא במידי דאכילה ואמר מורי ז"ל הטעם דמה שמשמרין מאכילת איסור דווקא דהלא באמת שוגג אין כאן איסור כיון דלא ידע מהאיסור ול"ש בשוגג תקלה כיון דאינו עושה איסור כלל אמנם אם יאכל אדם סם המות אף דהאכילה היה בשוגג בוודאי יזיק לו ויימות ממנו וכ"כ באכילת איסור שמטמטם ...


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The Yam Shel Sh'lomo is the one who, disagreeing with Tosafos, distinguishes between adults and children playing ball on Yom Tov http://hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=14086&st=&pgnum=22&hilite=: אלא שחוק של ילדים שלא הגיעו לכלל חיוב הנח The YS"S can arguably be interpreted to refer to children below the age of chinuch. There is a Tosafos ...


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תוספות הרא״ש often (but certainly not always!) says the same thing as 'our' תוספות but wordier. This can help. To your criteria: When Tosfos brings another gemoro this resource should provide an explanation of it without me having to look it up. I don't think it meets this criterion; sorry. But I may be misremembering. Unlike Artscroll, it shouldn't be ...


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ספר מי מנוחות is another resource though they don't cover the entire Shas.


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R. Porat (or: don Bendit, הר"י פורת) was named Yosef b. Moshe [of Troyes]. "Porat" or "Bechor Shor" were recognized sobriquets for those named Yosef (taken from Birchot Yaakov, Gen. 49:22 & Birchot Moshe, Deut. 33:13). Contrary to Zacuto et al., Solomon Schechter (here) dismisses the notion that Porat was a son of Rashbam and only considers being a ...


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TL;DR There are multiple approaches to Rabbenu Hayyim. In summary: Either A) Rabbenu Hayyim's view is incomprehensible and he never said it (Maharit) or B) He did say it. Accordingly, either B1) he said it but it is still incomprehensible (Shelah), or B2) he said it and it is comprehensible. Accordingly, either B2a) Rabbenu Hayyim holds that that there is ...


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An Artscroll Tosafos series now exists. Two volumes have been published to date, one on all of Makkos, the other on the first half of Berachos. It is quite comprehensive.


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Malbim (to Lev. 4:2, sec. 191) argues for your option 1c: there are derashos in Sifra for all three of the cases that Tosafos mentions - being a zav/zavah, pledging erachin and performing semichah - that converts are included. He explains at some length that indeed "bnei Yisrael" includes only born Jews. So mitzvos fall into several categories: Those where ...


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According to this link: According to the Minchas Elazar of Munkacs (Divrei Torah, eighth edition, 31), his grandfather, the Bnei Yissaschar, had a tradition that the greatest Baalei Tosafos (most of whom were killed al kiddush Hashem) wrote their long tosafos on perek Meruba of Bava Kamma the night before being called to judgment by their wicked enemies. ...


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You cite the Sifre Bamidbar 115 which states: ועשו להם ציצית שומע אני יעשה חוט אחד בפני עצמו ת"ל גדילים מכמה גדילים אתה עושה אין פחות משלשה דברי בית הלל ובית שמאי אומרים שלשה של צמר ורביעית של תכלת והלכה כבית שמאי But if you look at the Sifre Devarim 234, the other place in the Torah that talks about Tzitzit, it says: גדילים תעשה לך, למה נאמר לפי ...


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Kollel Iyun HaDaf goes through all the Tosfos point by point,its really a great resource for learning,and best part its free. http://dafyomi.co.il/section.php?gid=15&sid=13


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Tosfot is disapproving of the practice of including extra verses beginning with Ashrei before Psalm 145. In the roughly contemporary Machzor Vitri (89), we find Psalm 145 introduced with Psalms 119:1, 119:2, 84:6, 112:1, 89:16, 84:5 (and possibly 144:15): אשרי תמימי דרך ההלכים בתרת יי: אשרי נוצרי עדותיו בכל לב ידרושוהו: אשרי אדם עוז לו מסילות בלבבם: אשרי ...


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Rashi in his commentary to the Talmud quotes his teachers dozens of times, but mostly without telling us their names. There are several instances, though, where he names people as his teachers, relatives, contemporary or near contemporary rabbinic figures. Sometimes he describes interactions with them, or rulings he received from them, or disagreements he ...


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It is likely a transliteration issue. He must be R Yom Tov of Joigny. Artscroll Tosfot describes him as the author of piyutim [Omnam Kein of the Yom Kippur evening service is one of his compositions], and disciple of Rabbeinu Tam. His Wikipedia entry is here.


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Menahem ben Aaron ibn Zerah writes in the introduction to Tzeidah La-Derech that the Rosh essentially built off of the Tosafos of Rabbeinu Shimshon of Shanz. גם חבר פרישה וקצור תוספו' רבינו שמשון משנ"ץ שהיה תלמיד מובהק מרבינו יצחק בעל התוספות והוסיף בהן דקדוקין ופירושין משאר המחדשין ומהר"מ מרוטנ"בורק שהיה רבו מובהק R. Joseph David Sinzheim notes this ...


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I've just started writing such an English work on Tosfos. My first Sefer is on Sukka 2a-11a available on tosfos.ecwid.com for only $2.49. If I have some success I'll continue. I currently have the rest of the first Perek and Elu Metzios almost ready to come out, but needs to be edited. I write the Gemara in regular font and Tosfos in bold so one can read ...


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The Daf Yomi Advancement Forum - dafyomi.co.il - has an English point-by-point translation of every Tosfos in the Maseches, in its entirety. They cover the entire Shas until the end of Avoda Zara - and I'm sure they are working on the last few Mesachtot. Each Tosfos starts with a summary, and then each phrase is brought in the original and then explained ...


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