Daf Yomi In Motion #49- Moed Katan Daf 19:
Today we’re going to learn …
1.A new Mishna that talks about whether it’s mutter to write Starey Chovot on the Moed.
2.About a three way Machlokos about whether a person…
a)Is completely forbidden to write Sifrei Torah, Mezzuzot, and Tefillin on the Moed,
b)Can write them but only for his own use but not for selling , or
c)Can write these things for anyone and even to sell because these are things of Mitzva. This is the Halacha.
3.That it’s mutter to spin Tzitzit strings in the normal manner on the Moed.
Then we have another Mishna and we’ll learn…
4.That if the Regal comes after three complete days of having sat Shiva that the Avelut is ended automatically. He would then be permitted to cut his hair on the Moed even if he deliberately did not take the hair cut erev the Regal.
5.We poskin like Aba Shaul that an Avel is permitted to bath immediately from when he gets up from sitting Shiva on the seventh day since we say Mikzas HaYom KiKula.
6.An avel only has to be Noheg Avelut for the first hour of his thirtieth day.
7.However if his third day of Shiva is going to be erev a Regal and will come to a stop at the onset of the Regal then at least his third day has to be a complete day.
8.Shloshim is counted from when the person starts sitting Shiva and not from when the Meis died or was buried.
9.Finally if a person started sitting Shiva two days before a Regal began then he or she has to be Mashlem five days of the Shiva after the Regal. Never the less Consolers are allowed to come and be Menachem him during the Regal and therefore don’t have to be Menachem him during his five days after the Regal.
Daf Yomi In Motion #48- Moed Katan Daf 18:
Today we’re going to learn about…
1.The din of cutting ones nails as an Avel.
2.The power of our speech and how we have to be very careful.
3.The dinim of cutting nails in general.
4.The dinim of cutting ones mustash on Chol HaMoed.
5.Of washing clothing on Chol HaMoed for one that has a Heter to do so.
6.We’ll have a new Mishna that talks about which Starot (contracts) can be written on Chol HaMoed.
7.The Heter of getting engaged on Chol HaMoed.
8.And finally we’ll talk about the Inyan of Chashad (suspecting a person for having done something wrong).
Daf Yomi In Motion- Moed Katan Daf 17:
Today we’re going to finish learning…
1. About the Dinim of Shamtui (excommunication).
2. Who has the power to put someone into Niduy.
3. About how a person gets put into Niduy for:
a. Averot that he did or,
b. Disgracing a sage and even a Talmid of a Chacham.
4. About certain cases when even certain Rabbonim had to be put into Niduy.
5. About how a Niduy can be removed from a person.
a. By the person that put the Niduy on him or,
b. By the Nasi of the people.
6. About the strength of the curse of the Shamtui (Niduy).
7. That whenever the Chochumim had a Kapeda (were angry) with a person even without putting that person into
Shamtui that person either died or became poor.
The Gemora returns to the subjects of our Mishna:
8. Cutting hair on Chol HaMoed.
9. When an Avel is allowed to cut his hair on the Moed or to break his morning of Shloshim.
10. How the Cohanim when they were coming straight out of their Mishmerit in the Temple in the case that the
Moed immediately followed they were sometimes allowed to cut their hair on the Moed.
11. The Halacha of whether or not it is permitted to cut ones nails on the Moed or if an Avel is allowed to
cut his nails.
a. Shmuel held that it is Mutter to cut the nails.
Daf Yomi In Motion- Moed Katan Daf 16:
Today we’re going to learn-
1. About all the dinimof how and when Chazal put someone into Niduy (excommunication).
2. About the whole summoning process to the Beis Din.
3. The different levels of Niduy.
4. About absolving a person from his Niduy before his 30 days of Niduy have been completed.
a) In particular when the Minudar does Tshuva and corrects the damage that he made.
5. Who can release a person from Niduy , is it only the person that put him into it or can others also release a Niduy?
6. The differences between a Niduy, Nizufa and a Cherem.
7. If Torah should be learned publicly outside or inside a Yeshiva.
8. The difference between Bavel and Eretz Israel concerning the duration of Niduy and Nizufa.
9. How the expression “Cushis”or “Cushi” when refering to a person means that they are a very great Tzadik.
10. Finally we’ll see different Pasukim that show how close Dovid HaMelach really was to Hashem.
Daf Yomi In Motion- Moed Katan Daf 15:
1. The different afflictions that apply a Minewda (a person in excommunication) and to a Metzorah (a person with spiritual leprosy and to an Avel (a morner).
a) For example: the obligations and Issurim of:
i. Covering the head. (Atifass HaRosh)
ii. Tearing ones garment
iii. Not wearing Tefillin
iv. Not greeting others
v. Not learning Torah
vi. Not doing Malacha
vii. Not washing clothes
viii. Not to bath or wear shoes
ix. Not engaging in marital relations
x. Not to send sacrifices to be offered up
Moed Katan Daf 14-
1. Today we’re going to learn…
2. about who is allowed to cut hair on the Moed.
3. Who can wash clothing on the Moed.
4. Why it’s forbidden to take haircuts on the Moed.
5. That when it’s Muchach Milsa clear that it’s L’Tzorach the Moed it’s Mutter.
6. If Avelut is applicable to a Katan Minor.
7. The din of a Minuda excumunicated person
8. The dinim of a Metzora a person with leperosy.
Moed Katan Daf 13-
Today we are going to continue to learn about
1)the Kanas (fine) that Chazal gave to someone that intentionally waited for the Moed to do certain Ussur things and whether or not this Kanas transfers over to his children.
2)The Gemora will discuss the case where a man unrightly “saved” work for the Moed. The din here is that he can’t do the work because he waited intentionally and if a loss will incur then he has to take the loss.
3)In the case where he dies do the children inheriting have to lose or can they do the work so as not to take a loss.
4)Then we’ll learn about the Heter to do Malacha on the Moed when it’s L’Tzorach the Moed.
5)We’ll talk about how hiring a person that has nothing to eat just in order to give him business is also considered L’Tzorach H’Moed.
6) We’ll learn about picking up wares from the craftsman’s house or shop that we gave him for repair, when it’s permitted to pick it up when not and why.
7)Together with the din of carrying items in general from one house to another and when it’s O.K. And when not.
8) We’ll learn about how it’s Mutter for a store to be open on the Moed to sell things L’Tzorach the Moed as long as he operates B’Tinah (discreetly) and with a Shinui.
9)Some were Machmer not to open at all.
10) Finally we’ll see that the spice sellers were permitted to sell openly in the market because spices don’t preserve for very long and therefore it’s Nicar that he’s only selling L’Tzorach the Moed and therefore Mutter.
Daf Yomi In Motion #42-
Moed Katan Daf 12
Today we’re going to learn:
1. When one is permitted on Chol HaMoed to hire a person to complete a set job, to “contract him”, and when it’s forbidden. We’ll learn that in cases that are obvious that he’s working for you it is Ussur and when it’s not clear who the person is working for then it can be Muter.
2. Malachot (work) that are Ussur on Chol HaMoed, that when they happen on their own then it’s O .K..
3. That if a person started a job and then the Moed came in or he became an Avel (mourner) that the job can sometimes still be completed in order to prevent a loss from happening. We’ll see a Shitah that permits us to do the Melacha in the normal manner and another that required us to use a Shinui.
4. That there are many cases where a person because he is an Adom Godel is required to be Machmer (stringent) on himself even in doing things that are Muter M’ Ikker HaDin.