71a Be Happy!

71a Be Happy!

The Gemorah in Chagigoh 8b states that the Mitzva of simcha on Yom Tov, ושמחת בחגך is done with Korbanos שלמי שמחה. This is seemingly contradicted by our Gemorah which states that on Yom Tov Rishon when there cannot be Shalmei Simcha, we fulfill our obligation with...
68b Half For Me And Half For Hashem

68b Half For Me And Half For Hashem

חלקהו, חציו לה’ וחציו לכם   Yom Tov is to be divided half for oneself and half for Hashem.    Rav Shach is said to have said over from a Sforim Store owner in Vilna, who heard from the Gerrer Rebbe the Imrei Emes the following.    The Pasuk (שמות כד, ו) says...
66b Don’t lose your mind!

66b Don’t lose your mind!

Similarly, Reish Lakish said: Any person who becomes angry, if he is a Torah scholar, his wisdom departs from him. Comment: When we get angry we do stupid things. We lose our...
64b Get In Line

64b Get In Line

Rabbi Yitzcḥok said: The Korban Pesach is slaughtered only in three groups of at least thirty people each.   We are uncertain if we need three groups of ten people at the same time or one after another.   Therefore, in order to satisfy both possible interpretations,...
61a Shpritz It Don’t Spread It!

61a Shpritz It Don’t Spread It!

If one shechted the Korban Pesach before bringing the Tamid, it is acceptable, but the blood should not be offered. Rather someone should mix the blood until after the Tamid is brought. Rashi: It must be mixed so that it shouldn’t coagulate and should still be...