Joke of the day – 11th Teves, 5773

The congregation divided into half about whether to move or not. So the first group goes to the Rabbi and they give all the reasons to move and the Rabbi asks questions, considers, and finally he agrees. They’re right. The shul should move. The second group comes to the Rabbi and they give all the reasons why the move would be a disaster. The Rabbi asks questions, thinks about it and decides, “you’re right, a disaster, we can’t move.” His wife listened to the whole argument and when the second group leaves, she asks, “But my husband, how can they both be right?” The Rabbi thinks for a moment. Finally he says, “You’re right too”.

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Daily Torah Quote – 11th Teves, 5773

You must not let embarrassment prevent you from sharing with your religious mentor all your thoughts that are inconsistent with our holy Torah.
(Rebbe Elimelech of Lizhensk). (From: asimplejew.blogspot.com)

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Limud yomi, 11th Teves, 5773

Learning
Courtesy of: Judaica Art & Judaica Artist/Victor Brindatch

  • Dafyomi Bavli: Shabbos 82
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  • Dafyomi Yerushalmi: Sotah 47
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  • Yerushalmi for Bavli schedule: Shabbos Halachah 7 until Daf 57b Is Masnisa
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  • Mishnah Yomis: Gitin 3:4-5
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  • Halachah Yomis(Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayim): 168:5-7
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  • Mishnah Berurah (Mifal Shonei Halachos): Vol. 1 p.142b
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  • Chafetz Chayim: Hilchos Rechilus Kelal 7 1
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  • Rambam (1 Perek/day): Ma’achalos Asuros 16
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  • Nevi’im (Chok l’Yisrael): [yearly cycle] Melachim I 1-5
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  • Kesuvim (Chok l’Yisrael): Tehilim 119-135
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  • Week of Parashas Vayechi 5773 / Dec. 23 – Dec. 29 ’12

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D.A.F.’s “Yomi” Page

Joke of the day – 10th Teves, 5773

A congregation in an old synagogue located in the Bronx has a problem. One member group says: “When you come to this portion of the service, you have to stand up.” The other group says that when you come to the same part of the service, you should sit down. In their exasperation, they go to the old Rebbe for adjudication. The representative of the first group says to the Rebbe: “I believe that when we come to this portion of the service we should stand up. Tell us what to do.” The Rebbe strokes his beard, shakes his head and says, “I can’t remember, I can’t remember, the way it was…”Two weeks pass and the other side, frustrated, also goes to the Rebbe and seeks advice: “Rebbe, Rebbe we believe that the first group is wrong. We believe that at that point in the service we should sit down. Tell us what shall we do.” The Rebbe looks at the man, strokes his beard again and says: “I can’t remember, I can’t remember, the way it was…”Another two weeks pass and the groups become very belligerent and are shouting, screaming and yelling at each other in their exasperation. Both sides decide to go to the Rebbe and tell him: “Rebbe, Rebbe, things are getting out of hand. We are shouting, screaming and yelling at each other, jumping at each other’s throats, please tell us how it was!” The Rebbe’s face lights up and he says with a flowing smile: “Yes, that’s the way it was! That’s the way it was!”

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Limud yomi, 10th Teves, 5773

Learning
Courtesy of: Judaica Art & Judaica Artist/Victor Brindatch

  • Dafyomi Bavli: Shabbos 81
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  • Dafyomi Yerushalmi: Sotah 46
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  • Yerushalmi for Bavli schedule: Shabbos Halachah 6 until Daf 56b Halachah 7
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  • Mishnah Yomis: Gitin 3:2-3
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  • Halachah Yomis(Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayim): 168:2-4
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  • Mishnah Berurah (Mifal Shonei Halachos): Vol. 1 p.142a
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  • Chafetz Chayim: Hilchos Rechilus Kelal 6 8-10
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  • Rambam (1 Perek/day): Ma’achalos Asuros 15
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  • Nevi’im (Chok l’Yisrael): [yearly cycle] Melachim I 1-5
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  • Kesuvim (Chok l’Yisrael): Tehilim 119-135
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  • Week of Parashas Vayechi 5773 / Dec. 23 – Dec. 29 ’12

SOURCE:
DAFYOMI
D.A.F.’s “Yomi” Page

Have a wonderful Shabbat! – 9th Teves, 5773

The Holy One, blessed be He,

said to Moses,

“I have a precious gift

in My treasure house,

called the Sabbath,

and desire to give it to Israel;

go and inform them.”
(Babylonian Talmud, Tractate Shabbath, 10b)

Have a Wonderful Shabbat!
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Have a wonderful Shabbat!