Daf Yomi Highlights

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Berahot (complete w/ chapter summaries & Ein Mishpat cross-references)

Shabat (partial w/ chapter summaries)

BavaMetzia (partial)

BavaBatra (complete)

Sanhedrin (complete)

Makot (complete)

2: Oaths of expression; Tuma awareness; moving items on Shabat; Tzaraat. There are 2 primary forms of each, but each is 4.
3: Swore will eat loaf, didn’t, not lashed. R’ Yohanan: ‘cuz prohibition w/o action. Resh Lakish: can’t get clear warning.
4: Redeem 1st born w/ 5 shekel. Learn Klal uPrat uKlal: must be movable & self-value; excludes land, slaves, documents.
5: Sotah waters only work to prove wife’s infidelity if husband is free of sin. If husband isn’t sin-free, doesn’t work.
6: Romans greater than Persians, their coin circulates thru entire world; Daniel’s prophecy “will devour whole world…”
7: Knew of impurity, forgot, entered Temple or ate Kodshim, didn’t remember before YomKipur, YomKipur sacrifice protects.
8: Goat doesn’t fully atone, does suspend punishment. Rava: protects from punishment until realizes sin, brings sacrifice.
9: Resh Lakish: Goat of New Moon brought as sin-offering “To God”, atones for fact that God diminished size of the moon.
10: R’ Yohanan: General rule: If one matter learned from another, new matter can teach more, except in matters of Kodshim.
11: Frankincense; incense; meal-offerings of Kohen, High Priest & libations: liable for misuse from time of consecration.
12: R’ Yehuda: minor Mitzvot: standard positive Mitzva & a prohibition; major Mitzvot: sins punished by Karet & death.
13: Rebbi: Yom Kipur atones for all sins except if: denies God’s existence; ridicules the Torah; annuls his circumcision.
14: HighPriest sacrifices 1st for self. How justice works: better innocent atone for guilty, than guilty atone for guilty.
15: All new Mishkan utensils made in Moshe’s day were sanctified w/ anointing oil. After Moshe, sanctified by usage.
16: R’ Yehoshua: sacrifice even if no Temple; eat sacred offerings even if no curtain; eat in Jerusalem even if no wall.
17: Impure man suspended in airspace of Temple long enough to bow down, liable or not? Issue of time or ability? Unclear.
18: Doesn’t separate from wife around time of her menstruation, even if has sons like sons of Aaron, can die ‘cuz of sin.


Other partial Daf Yomi Highlights

Tractate Erchin

Tractate Tmura

Tractate Kritut

Tractate Niddah

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