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...
65b No Testing Or Cutting Now!

65b No Testing Or Cutting Now!

While Shechting the Korban Pesach is Docheh Shabbos, preparing the Korban by cutting off a Yabeles is not. So too, while giving a Bris Mila on the 8th day is Docheh Shabbos, preparing for it by checking the baby’s bilirubin is not. According to the Mechaber,...
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...
For Matza and taxes

For Matza and taxes

There was once a worker in a Matzah factory who said, I am baking Matzah for the purpose of the Mitzva and for taxes. When asked about it, he explained that he wouldn’t be baking had it not been for an unpaid tax bill that he had. He therefore said the truth,...
59b The Delicious Korban

59b The Delicious Korban

The Kohanim eat the Korban and those who brought the Korban get atonement.   Eating the Korbanos was an opportunity to make a Mitzvah a very part of our body. The Kohanim ate, filled their bodies with Mitzva, and the owners got atonement.  Nowadays, there is only one...