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    • Bava Metzia 110
      by Rachel Scheinerman on June 14, 2024 at 7:31 pm

      Leviticus 19:13 asserts the importance of paying your employees on time: “The wages of a hired laborer shall not remain with … The post Bava Metzia 110 appeared first on My Jewish Learning.

    • Bava Metzia 109
      by Rachel Scheinerman on June 14, 2024 at 7:28 pm

      The Talmud tells us that Rav Yosef once hired a gardener to plant fruit-bearing trees on his property. Their agreement … The post Bava Metzia 109 appeared first on My Jewish Learning.

    • Bava Metzia 108
      by Rachel Scheinerman on June 14, 2024 at 7:27 pm

      A difficult question that presents itself to nearly all policymakers is how to pay for socially beneficial projects. How should the … The post Bava Metzia 108 appeared first on My Jewish Learning.

    • Bava Metzia 107
      by Rachel Scheinerman on June 11, 2024 at 6:07 pm

      Like much of the Book of Deuteronomy, Deuteronomy 7 lays out the terms and conditions of the Israelites’ covenant with … The post Bava Metzia 107 appeared first on My Jewish Learning.

    • Bava Metzia 106
      by Rachel Scheinerman on June 11, 2024 at 6:02 pm

      Today we encounter a sugya that attempts to explain the cause of natural disaster in a just world. The framework … The post Bava Metzia 106 appeared first on My Jewish Learning.

    • Bava Metzia 105
      by Rachel Scheinerman on June 11, 2024 at 5:58 pm

      Having quoted the school of Rabbi Yannai on another matter, the Gemara shares an additional teaching from the school that … The post Bava Metzia 105 appeared first on My Jewish Learning.

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      Jewish Learning

      • Eight Hebrew Words and Phrases You Can Use Every Day!
        by jemerman on December 21, 2023 at 1:37 pm

        Eight Hebrew Words and Phrases You Can Use Every Day! jemerman December 21, 2023 Jewish Learning Image Learning new words and phrases can be enjoyable, but when they’re in a new language, they can also be daunting. If you’d like to build your own Jewish vocabulary, here are a few words and phrases that you can use in everyday conversation.

      • Take a Tour of the Torah!
        by jemerman on October 4, 2022 at 2:22 pm

        Take a Tour of the Torah! jemerman October 4, 2022 Read more about Take a Tour of the Torah! Torah usually refers to the Pentateuch, the first five books of the Hebrew Bible – Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. Running through these stories is the unique lens through which the Jewish people would come to view their world and their God.

      • Weaving Together Formal and Lived Jewish Education
        by jemerman on August 16, 2022 at 3:20 pm

        Weaving Together Formal and Lived Jewish Education jemerman August 16, 2022 Jewish Learning Image I’m a self-proclaimed book worm. Since I could read, my default setting has been to research anything new at the library before implementing it. However, adulthood has taught me that some of the best lessons are learned after acting and truly living, which is why Rabbi Yanklowitz’s perspective so resonates with me. Even so, I always start new adventures by studying.

      Israel

      • Empowering Camp Staff and Counselors to Address Difficult Questions about Israel and Beyond
        by jemerman on June 6, 2024 at 6:03 pm

        Empowering Camp Staff and Counselors to Address Difficult Questions about Israel and Beyond jemerman June 6, 2024 Summer Youth Experiences Image As we gear up for another unforgettable summer at URJ Camps – and with some camps already in full swing – we are reminded that today, more than ever, providing safe, nurturing spaces for our campers, counselors, and staff is of utmost importance.

      • A Message of Support
        by urjadmin on May 15, 2024 at 5:36 pm

        A Message of Support urjadmin May 15, 2024 Israel Image While we recognize that the deep conflict between Israelis and Palestinians will not be resolved over the summer, we believe that come the fall, college campuses must once again be safe for all students – and this includes Jewish students living their Jewish commitments openly and proudly.

      • Staying Connected with Our Loved Ones Even When we Disagree 
        by urjadmin on November 15, 2023 at 9:06 pm

        Staying Connected with Our Loved Ones Even When we Disagree  urjadmin November 15, 2023 Talk for a Change Image Hamas’ brutal attack on Israel on October 7th and Israel’s ongoing response has stirred emotions both within and outside the Jewish community. Over the next weeks, as family and friends gather for holiday celebrations, there may be differences of opinion. Here are a few tips from Jewish sources to help maintain loving relationships while disagreeing.

      Jewish Holidays

      • You’re Invited to Remember
        by jemerman on May 10, 2024 at 3:19 pm

        You’re Invited to Remember jemerman May 10, 2024 Passover Image Growing up, I saw Yizkor as a mysterious event on Yom Kippur afternoon. The grownups would return to temple in the afternoon, while my sister and I stayed home. There was no explanation, just an understanding that this was a thing our parents and grandparents did, and we did not.

      • Continuing Trauma, Ambiguous Commemoration, and Decisive Change: Israel’s National Days in 2024
        by jemerman on April 25, 2024 at 7:03 pm

        Continuing Trauma, Ambiguous Commemoration, and Decisive Change: Israel’s National Days in 2024 jemerman April 25, 2024 Yom HaZikaron and Yom HaAtzmaut Image When Yom HaZikaron arrives on the eve of May 11th – 219 days since the horrific events of October 7th – we expect to still be stuck in the limbo of this ongoing nightmare.

      • Harnessing the Power of our Mothers Around the Seder Table
        by jemerman on April 17, 2024 at 2:50 pm

        Harnessing the Power of our Mothers Around the Seder Table jemerman April 17, 2024 Passover Image We have so much to learn from our mothers, past and present. Soon, we’ll return to the story of Passover and to the narratives of three remarkable mothers whose determination, fearlessness, and love changed the course of biblical history.