Jewish Journal

  • Day 1575 - The Honor Due to My Wife

    By Salvador Litvak

    May 11, 2012 | 7:29 pm

    R’ Chelbo said: A person must always be careful about his wife’s honor, because blessing is found in a person’s house only on account of his wife. (Bava Metzia 59a)

    Seven years ago I experienced a minor miracle when I stumbled upon the Daf Yomi way of reading the entire Talmud... read on

  • Accidental Talmudist: Day 271 - The Longer Shorter Way

    By Salvador Litvak

    May 2, 2012 | 10:14 am

    R’ Yehoshua ben Chananyah said: Once I was walking down the road and I saw a little boy sitting by a fork in the road, and I asked him, “Which is the road we take to the town?” He answered me, “This road is short and long, and this one is long and short.” (Eruvin 53b)

    Two days ago,... read on