Category Archives: Daf Yomi Chagiga

Rabbi Danny Myers-Daf Yomi Chagiga 27a ‘Gehenim’

The Gemara discusses the concept of Gehenim. This was one of the controversial issues during the great Maimonidean controversy 1,000 years ago. Sources: 1) Gemara Chagiga 27a (2nd wide line) 2) Mishna Torah Hilchot Teshuva 3:6 3) Ramban ‘Letter to more »

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Rabbi Danny Myers-Daf yomi Chagiga 26a ‘Trusting an Am Haaretz on the regalim’

The Mishna writes that we trust an Am Haaretz on the Regalim regarding the sanctity of his Teruma. It is fascinating to note that the same individual who is normally related to as untrustworthy individual in certain area of Halacha, more »

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Rabbi Danny Myers-Daf yomi Chagiga 25a ‘Tumat Eretz Haami-can a Kohain leave Eretz Yisrael?’

The Gemara introduces the concept of Tumat Eretz Haamim, which means that a Kohain cannot go to Chutz Laaretz, because of the concern that he may be stepping over a grave, since they were not always careful to mark graves more »

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Rabbi Danny Myers-Daf Yomi Chagiga 24b ‘Aivah-where one’s observance of Halacha leads to ill will’

The Mishna states that there are certain times during the year that one can assume that the wine in a Judean town is Tahor, and at other times one must assume that it is Tamai. What if this restriction leads more »

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Rabbi Danny Myers-Daf Yomi 23a ‘Bracha on Tevilat Kailim, Nair Shabbat & Nair Chanuka;

The Gemara discusses the Halachot of Tevilat Kailim. The Poskim ask: Why do we say ‘Al Tevilat Kailm’ in plural, but not ‘L’hadlik Nairot Shel Shabbat’ or ‘Nairot Shel Chanuka?’ Sources: 1) Gemara Chagiga 23a (26 from top) 2) S”A more »

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