• October 1, 2020
  • 13 5781, Tishrei
  • פרשת ויגש

Daf Yomi Brachot

Daf Yomi Brachot

Join Rabbi Gidon Rothstein for a daily shiur of the Day Yomi given each morning from the Young Israel of Scarsdale, New York. Click HERE for the next course in this series, the Daf Yomi Shabbat course.

PLEASE NOTE:  Classes are NOT held on Shabbat (Saturday) or Jewish holidays.  For those days and any other days when the teacher may not be available at the regularly scheduled time, a pre-recorded lesson will be posted.

January 5, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 6, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 7, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 8, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 9, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 10, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 11, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Daf Yomi Brachot: Daf Yomi Brachot Event
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January 12, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 13, 2020 2:38 pm - 3:23 pm
Daf Yomi Brachot: Quick Launched Event
January 14, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 15, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 16, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 17, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 17, 2020 3:48 pm - 5:18 pm
Daf Yomi Brachot: Quick Launched Event
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January 17, 2020 5:52 pm - 7:22 pm
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January 18, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 19, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 20, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 21, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 22, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 23, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 24, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 25, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Daf Yomi Brachot: Quick Launched Event
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Berakhot 22a and Berakhot 22b, issues of the ba’al keri, the man who has had relations with his wife and not gone to mikveh, Ezra’s rule against studying Torah while in such a state, how much water is needed to remove the impurity, and whether we still observe this rule.

January 26, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 27, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 28, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 29, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 30, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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January 31, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 1, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 2, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 3, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 4, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 5, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 6, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 7, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 8, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Berakhot 36a and Berakhot 36b, on the used part of a food and the lesser used parts, as for what blessing to say, which are part of orlah, especially for the caper-bush, many parts of which were edible.

February 9, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 10, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 11, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 12, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 13, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Berakhot 41a and Berakhot 41b, what comes first in making blessings, especially if one of them is one of the shiv’at ha-minim, the seven species the verse singles out as special to Israel. At the end of the daf, we start with what the ha-motzi covers and what it does not cover, the reason berakhot on dessert are such an issue.

February 13, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 14, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Berakhot 42a and Berakhot 42b, the idea of kevi’ut se’udah, establishing a meal, both in terms of making something a hamotzi instead of mezonot, as well as when the meal ends.

February 15, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Berakhot 43a and Berakhot 43b, when meals end, how we start zimmun for Birkhat HaMazon, and other things.

February 16, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 17, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 18, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 19, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 20, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 21, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 22, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Berakhot 50a and Berakhot 50b, about the words we say as part of the zimmun, whether we add in more depending on the size of the crowd, a reminder of be-rov am hadrat melekh, the more Jews who do something together, the better.

February 23, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 24, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Berakhot 52a and Berakhot 52b, more of Beit Shammai and Bet Hillel’s disputes about ordering ceremonies at the meal. Today, a lot of time on the tum’a/tahara roots of their debate about the order of handwashing and diluting wine, as well as placement of the towel/napkin on the table or bench, with two underlying disputes about whether we use a ritually impure table and/or whether we employ a housekeeper who does not know to worry more about crumbs larger than an olive’s worth.

February 24, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 25, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 26, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Berakhot 54a and Berakhot 54b, starting the final chapter of Berakhot, all about berakhot of seeing and noticing things, lightning and thunder, beautiful mountains and oceans, and more.

February 26, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 27, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 28, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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February 29, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Berakhot 57a and Berakhot 57b, finishing up our discussion of dreams, a reminder of the balance Hazal saw between dreams sending messages and people having the ability to turn those messages to the positive.

March 1, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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March 2, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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March 3, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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March 4, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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March 5, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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March 6, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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March 7, 2020 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Rabbi Dr. Gidon Rothstein has semicha from YU (RIETS) and a PhD from Harvard. He has worked in shul rabbinate, high school and adult education. He is the author of both fiction and non-fiction, most recently "As If We Were There: Readings for a Transformative Passover Experience". He lives in Riverdale, NY.