Category Archives: Daf Yomi Yevamot

Rabbi Danny Myers Daf Yomi Yevamoth 122b ‘Talmidai Chochomim bring peace to the world’

The Gemara concludes with the beautiful statement that Talmidai Chochomim bring peace to the world. How exactly do they do that? Sources: 1) Yevamot 122b last line 2) ‘A fire in His Soul’ by Amos Bunim p. 365

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R. Myers Daf Yomi Yevamot 121a ‘When we assume death by one who is lost at sea, in a fire, etc.’

The Mishna discusses the status of one who is lost at sea, in a fire, etc. At one point is the individual considered dead? Sources: 1) Yevamot 121a Mishna & Gemara 2) S”A Even Haezer 17:29-32

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Rabbi Danny Myers Daf Yomi Yevamot 120a ‘Identifying a Niftar’

The Mishna discusses the process of identifying a Niftar; the identification must be based on the face. Does the identification of the rest of the body-especially if the face is not identifiable-play a Halachik role? Sources: 1) Yevamot 120a Mishna more »

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Rabbi Danny Myers Daf Yomi Yevamot 119a ‘Rov vs. Miut, Rov vs. Chazakah’

The Gemara discusses the case of a woman whose childless husband went away with her co-wife, and he dies while away. Is she free to remarry? Must she marry her brother-in-law? There is a fascinating discussion here regarding Rov, Miut more »

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Rabbi Danny Myers Daf Yomi 118b ‘Zachin L’adam Shelo B’fanav’

The Gemara discusses the Sugya of Zachin L’adam Shelo B’fanav, where one can make a transaction on behalf of the recipient without him even knowing about it. One example would be where a Rabbi gifts a present to a Bar more »

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