The Greatness of Stability in Halacha

It is brought in Maseches Avodah Zarah first that one must not refrain from learning from multiple rabbonim, that such a person will lack simon brocho, sign of blessing. On the other hand, another opinion states that one shouldn’t learn from too many rabbonim, at least when it comes to Gemoro, since this can leadContinue reading “The Greatness of Stability in Halacha”

Every Jew is Royalty

Rashbi says in Maseches Shabbos “כל ישראל בני מלכים הם”, “All Yisroel are children of kings,” in looser translation, every Yid is royalty. It says there in regards to a case of financial halocho that if someone who owes a debt can’t pay, and he has a robe that is expensive in relation to theContinue reading “Every Jew is Royalty”

The Torah Forgotten from the Jewish People

A horrible prophecy is learned out from Amos, in Maseches Shabbos daf 138b. The b’raisa states that the Torah will be forgotten from Klal Yisroel, rachmono litzlon. Chazal learn this out from a series of peskuim in Amos, all of which are brought there in the gemoro itself. There are examples there given of theContinue reading “The Torah Forgotten from the Jewish People”

The Wonders of Enjoying Shabbos

In the Gemoro in Maseches Shabbos Perek Kol Kisvei (16th chapter) there are various aspects of the mitzva of Kovod Shabbos (Honor for Shabbos) explained, such as amount of seudos (meals) to eat, types of foods, clothes, etc. In the previous perek, interestingly enough, it brings that if a person doesn’t have an extra setContinue reading “The Wonders of Enjoying Shabbos”