Monthly Archives: September 2013

Real Pit Barbecue!

Daf 397 (Pesachim 74a-74b) Perek 7. Mishnah. “How do we roast the Pesach?” There is a dispute between R’Yose HaGlili and R’Akiva regarding how to mount the carcass over the fire. Gemara. The gemara wonders why the spit must be made … Continue reading

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Confusability and Preoccupation

Daf 392 (Pesachim 69a-69b) R’Akiva and R’Eliezer vigorously dispute the conditions under which slaughter is permissible on the Sabbath, At one point R’Eliezer lashes out: “Akiva! You have answered me irreverently in a matter of slaughter– through slaughter shall be … Continue reading

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