Friday, August 7, 2009

Daf 107. Taste of Daf Quiz

Q. What are the 3 qualities that are attributed to the remaining Jews ?
A. - not to act with corruption
- not to speak lies &
- not to allow any words of deception in their mouth.
Q. How can a person avoid an evil eye ?

A. Not to do things in a way that will attract peoples attention.
Q. What type of crops should a person invest in ?

A. Divide it into 3 units - grain , olives & grapes.
Q. What are 5 opinions as to the cause of illness ?

A. Evil eye , winds , cold , excretions & the gall bladder.

Q. How many illnesses can one avoid by eating bread for breakfast ?

A. 83.
Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Daf 106. Taste of Daf Quiz

Q. The saying - you get what you pray for - is based on which verse ?

A. Iyov 22:28.

Q. What about - Hashem always leaves you with some way out - ?

A. Yirmiya 42 :2.

Q. When was there a period of 3 years in history without any rain ?

A. During the days of Allison Hanoi.

Q. Which Righteous individual was helped by Hashed to kill a lion & a bear. ?

A. Dovid Hamelech.
Q. Which Tzadiks goats killed bears ?

A. R. Chanina ben Dosa.
Q. How many seasons does the Torah count in a year ?

A. 6.
Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Daf 105. Taste of Daf Quiz

Q. If 2 people were partners & one wants to part ways before their term is up , what can the other partner argue to continue ?

A. The mazal of two is better !!
Q. What type of olives & grapes are called wicked ones ?

A. Those that never ripen to fulfill their potential.
What a lesson !
Q. What is the measure of a weak person ?
A. He is carrying someone else but his knees are knocking together.

Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Daf 104. Taste of Daf Quiz

Q. What do R. Meir , R. Yehuda & Hillel Hazokein have in common regarding their approach to the words of a regular person ?

A. They would follow the words for halachic ramifications.
Q. Who is obligated to bring a wife's offerings ?
A. Her husband.

Q. Why is it customary in some places to double the amount written into the Kesuba ?
A. As an honor to the bride.

Q. If a person wants to arrange a business investment deal with a partner how do the Sages teach us to structure it ?

A. Half the money should be as a loan & half as a deposit for safekeeping.
Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.

Daf 103. Taste of Daf Quiz

Q. If someone hires a worker , rents an animal or rents a utensil when is he obligated to pay ?

A. The day the work is completed & returned.
Q. What if he rented out a house but it caved in ?

A. He needs to replace it.
Q. What is the difference between Teven & Kash ?

A. Tosfos explains that teven comes off with the stalk ,
Kash - stays on the ground. Gets hard - from the word kosheh.
Q. What is the rule for what the owner needs to supply & the workers part ?

A. Basic protection is the responsibility of the owner , extra is up to the sharecropper.
Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.

Monday, August 3, 2009

Daf 102. Taste of Daf Quiz

Q. What does a landlord need to provide for a tenant ?

A. The basics , things that require a professional.
Q. Who needs to put up the railing & the Mezuza ?

A. The tenant.
Q. If he moves may he take his Mezuza ?
A. No.
Q. What type of entity can acquire something for a person even without his awareness ?

A. His courtyard.
Q. What if they made up a price for the whole year but they did not realize that it was a leap year with an extra month ?
Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.

Daf 101. Taste of Daf Quiz

Q. This type of issue needs a great person to explain - who said this ?

A. R. Yirmiyah.

Q. Which great Sage was he referring to ?
A. R. Yochanon.
Q. What is the least amount of time required to give notice in order to have a tenant move ?

A. 30 days.
Q. What does it depend on ?
A. The time it takes to find a new place.
Q. If prices went up is there a requirement of time before raising the rent ?

A. No.
Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Saying Blessings

The next Mitzva we learn in the Parsha is to say the Blessings after eating a meal with bread.

Why , of all the 100 blessings we say daily , is that the one the Torah lists openly ?
Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.

Daf 100. Taste of Daf Quiz

Q. Does Sumchos hold that we divide even when each side has a definite claim ?

A. That is a dispute between Raboh & Rava.

Q. When is Sumchos modeh ?

A. When there is a Torah obligation to swear we do not say - divide.
Q. What are the 4 things for which there is no Torah oath ?

A. Fields , servants , documents & hegdesh.

Q. What is R. Meirs opinion by servants ?
A. They are as movable items.
Q. What is the rule by the 3 oaths that are Torah obligations ?

A. They swear in order so they do not have to pay.
Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.