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  • Topics covered: Chapter 2, Mishna 5 An amazing story about Rabbi Kaminetsky’s scrupulous honesty and how it saved all the Jews of a town in Lithuania. Completing Chapter 2 of Yoma, we examine whether non-priests could perform a portion of …

  • Topics covered: Chapter 2, Mishna 3, 4 We cover a long list of segulos for parnassa – practices that help ensure one’s livelihood, with honor and free from hardship. The practices tend to share an attitude of gratitude to Hashem …

  • Topics covered: Chapter 2, Mishna 1, 2 Some choice lessons on regulating our speech from King Solomon, the Chofetz Chaim, Polonius, Ben Sira, and the order of the sacrificial parts brough on the altar. Rav Nachman and Rav Sheishes debate …

  • Topics covered: Chapter 2, Mishna 1 Today we study an important debate between Rav and Levi regarding which services in the Holy Temple, if performed by a non-Priest, would result in “kares” for him, i.e. death at the hands of …

  • Topics covered: Chapter 2, Mishna 1 We learned yesterday the Priests in the Temple raced each other for the morning ash-removal work, until one got hurt and they switched to a lottery system. Today we learned there was also an …

  • Topics covered: Chapter 2, Mishna 1 Priests in the Temple raced each other for the morning ash-removal work, until one got hurt and they switched to a lottery system. King Saul was too merciful when God told him to be …

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