Rab said, “A man should never absent himself from the house of learning, even for one hour, because I and Levi both were in the college when Rabbi declared a Halakha. In the evening he said, ‘They are permitted to be eaten’; but in the morning he said, ‘They are permitted to be received.’ I, who was in the college in the morning and heard his second decision, gave up the first; but Levi, who was not, did not.”

Beitzah Chapter 3


6 February in History

In 2001, Ariel Sharon was elected Israeli prime minister in a landslide over Ehud Barak.

2 Adar in History

Today marks the passing of Rav Meir Paprish, the Ohr Tzadikim (1624-1662). At the young age of 13, Reb Meir began learning Kabbalah as a student of Rav Yaakov Tzemach who studied under Rav Shmuel Vital, the son of Rav Chaim Vital.