Monthly Archives: January 2013

Shabbat 96 – Carrying on shabbat

The Talmud asks where the Melachah of Hotza’ah (carrying from one domain to another) is mentioned in the Torah. Why does the Talmud search for a verse for the Melachah of Hotza’ah? The Talmud earlier (49b) states that Hotza’ah was … Continue reading

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Shabbat 94 – Carrying a person on Shabbat

I have always found it curious that the Halakha is that we can carry a child if they refuse to walk on shabbat (in a place where there is no eiruv) as long as they are able to walk themselves. … Continue reading

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Shabbat 90 – Wrong butterfly?

I am playing catch up after a fabulous weekend celebrating my son’s Bar Mitzvah. I was learning the daf last week in my office when a colleague noticed a picture of a butterfly (daf 90a). I explained that the Koren … Continue reading

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