Topics covered: Chapter 1, Mishna 13, Chapter 2, Mishna 1 Mats for sleeping or roofing on the sukkah? Who was Rabbi Hiyya? Sleeping under the bed in the sukkah, and Rebbi’s brilliant and respected slave, Tavi.
Topics covered: Chapter 1, Mishna 11 Sukkahs compared to porticos, teepees, tents and lean-to’s. What if you intend to do it, but you miss it? What if you simply can’t build a sukkah?
Topics covered: Chapter 1, Mishna 11 In seeking to understand the law of a breached roof from Rabbi Yehuda bar Elai as he learned the law from his father, we digress to learn another teaching with the same provenance regarding …
Topics covered: Chapter 1, Mishna 11 A lesson in the Ten Commandments and roadside ethics from Reb Yoel Kahn. A tribute to the late great Jackie Mason. How does the width of a hole in the roofing of a sukkah …
Topics covered: Chapter 1, Mishna 9, 10 Learning about the permissibility of suspended walls (reaching neither the ceiling nor the floor) in sukkah from the law of suspended partitions and carrying on Shabbos.
Topics covered: Chapter 1, Mishna 8, 9 To convert a house into a sukkah, we must make specific adjustments to the roofing. May we use metal skewers or poles in the roofing of the sukkah?
Topics covered: Chapter 1, Mishna 6, 7 Handles on food stuffs, their susceptibility to ritual impurity and their propriety for use as roofing on a sukkah. Can boards be used as roofing for a sukkah? Depends on their width. Does …
Topics covered: Chapter 1, Mishna 5, 6 The Sages debate the connection between the roofing of a sukkah and the Clouds of Glory in the wilderness. May we use fruit, flowers and wheat as roofing for the sukkah?
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