Monthly Archives: September 2022

Blog Yomi – Kesubos #82/Daf 84

We pick things up toward the bottom of דף פ״ג עמוּד ב: אִיבַּעְיָא לְהוּ, כָּתַב לָהּ: ״דִּין וּדְבָרִים אֵין לִי בִּנְכָסַיִיךְ וּבְפֵירֵי פֵירוֹת״, מַהוּ שֶׁיֹּאכַל פֵּירוֹת? מִפֵּירֵי פֵירוֹת סַלֵּיק נַפְשֵׁיהּ, מִפֵּירֵי לָא סַלֵּיק נַפְשֵׁיהּ, אוֹ דִלְמָא: מִכֹּל מִילֵּי סַלֵּיק נַפְשֵׁיהּ … Continue reading

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Addendum to Blog Yomi – Kesubos #81/Daf 83

Occasionally I’ll come across a topic that captures the imagination because it is such a universal aphorism, and cuts across so many lines. One such subject is delayed or deferred gratification. It is the antithesis of instant gratification, a temptation … Continue reading

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Blog Yomi – Kesubos #81/Daf 83

We turn the page to a new perek, as we begin on דף פ״ג עמוּד א. By way of review, we’ve been discussing the properties of נִכְסֵי מְלוֹג (pun intended), of which there are three essential features: These three items … Continue reading

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Blog Yomi – Kesubos #80/Daf 82

We did a double dose yesterday, in advance of Rosh Hashanah, so the numbering systems is off slightly. Hope you all had a good one, and best wishes for a כְּתִיבָה וַחתִימָה טוֹבָה to everyone. We begin this installment on … Continue reading

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Blog Yomi – Kesubos #79/Daf 80/81

We’re up to דף פ עמוּד א, continuing the theme of the husband’s rights as they pertain to being reimbursed for his expenditures on the נִכְסֵי מְלוֹג. אִיבַּעְיָא לְהוּ: בַּעַל שֶׁהוֹרִיד אֲרִיסִין תַּחְתָּיו, מַהוּ? אַדַּעְתָּא דְבַעַל נָחֵית. אִיסְתַּלַּיק לֵיהּ בַּעַל, … Continue reading

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Blog Yomi – Kesubos #78/Daf 79

We ended yesterday with a teaser about the permissibility of a wife sheltering property from her husband. We begin today at the bottom of דף ע״ח עמוּד ב: הָהִיא אִיתְּתָא דְּבָעֲיָא דְּתַבְרְחִינְהוּ לְנִכְסַהּ מִגַּבְרַהּ, כְּתַבְתִּינְהוּ לִבְרַתַּהּ. אִינְּסִיבָה וְאִיגָּרַשָׁה There was … Continue reading

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Blog Yomi – Kesubos #77/Daf 78

Today we begin the 8th perek in Kesubos, האשה שנפלו, on דף ע״ח עמוד א. As an introduction, and by way of review from what we encountered in יְבָמוֹת, there are two types of properties that the husband may write … Continue reading

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Who Ripped Off the Dixie Cups?

Before there were the Dixie Chicks, there were the Dixie Cups, a 1960s girls group out of Louisiana. You’d be excused if you don’t recall their 1964 hit, Iko Iko. The opening of the song is very distinctive It is … Continue reading

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Blog Yomi – Kesubos #76/Daf 77

We begin with the Mishnah atop דף ע״ז עמוּד א: הָאִישׁ שֶׁנּוֹלְדוּ בּוֹ מוּמִין — אֵין כּוֹפִין אוֹתוֹ לְהוֹצִיא. אָמַר רַבָּן שִׁמְעוֹן בֶּן גַּמְלִיאֵל: בַּמֶּה דְּבָרִים אֲמוּרִים — בְּמוּמִין הַקְּטַנִּים, אֲבָל בְּמוּמִין הַגְּדוֹלִים — כּוֹפִין אוֹתוֹ לְהוֹצִיא In the case … Continue reading

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Blog Yomi – Kesubos #75/Daf 76

By way of review, we saw previously that when there is a claim that the bride has a מוּם that the groom finds unacceptable, the burden of proof varies dependent on the time of discovery. That is, if it came … Continue reading

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