Tag Archives: Fractions

How Long Is A Rega

The Gemara says that there is a moment each day that Hashem becomes angry at [...]

Trumah and Ma’aser to Cohen and Levi

When a farmer harvests his field he is required to give a portion of the [...]

Tezaveh: Colors of the Begdai Kehunah

One of the garments of the Kohen Gadol was the Ephod (Apron). The threads of [...]

Miketz: Paroah’s Taxes 2

  Yosef proposed to Paraoh that he should raise the taxes on grain from 1/10th [...]

MiKetz: Paraoh’ Taxes

According to the Rashbam and the Radak, Yosef proposed to Paraoh that they should double [...]

Va’yishlach: Yaakov Meets Esav

Yaakov sent to Eisav 200 she-goats, 20 he-goats, 200 ewes, 20 rams, 30 female camels, [...]

Ve’yeitze: Leah’s Children

Leah would have two more sons after Yehudah, (Yissachar and Zevulun) [Bereishis 30:17, 19]. Question:  [...]

Leah’s Children

Leah named her son Yehuda based on the Hebrew word for “thankfulness”. Rashi said that [...]

Ve’yeitze: Yaakov’s Marriage and Children

Yaakov  was destined to have 12 sons. He had 4 wives [Rashi on Bereishis  29:34]. [...]