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Daily PilPul


One who designated black and white doves for consumption and found that their places were switched
[04-08-2009]

Two men who sleep naked, back to back, may recite the Shema
[02-08-2009]

Is one permitted to say the Shema while wearing a sandal which has excrement stuck to it?
[01-08-2009]

When are worms permissible for eating?
[30-07-2009]

One who removes a nut from his house on the Sabbath and places it in a vessel floating on a river: liable or exempt?
[29-07-2009]

Is one permitted to learn Torah in the presence of the odor of flatulence?
[28-07-2009]

A woman gives birth to a lamb and the father marries the lamb off -- may the husband of the lamb marry the sister of the lamb?
[27-07-2009]

Is one permitted to drink donkey urine as a cure for jaundice?
[25-07-2009]

Gentiles customarily have intercourse with animals belonging to Jews, but not with their own animals
[23-07-2009]

One who immerses himself in a ritual bath and wants to pray at the proper time
[22-07-2009]

Is one permitted to sell a white rooster to a gentile? What is the rule for a rooster with missing claws?
[21-07-2009]

One who kidnaps a sleeping person and a pregnant woman and sold them
[19-07-2009]

An animal which was slaughtered and in her womb was a fetus shaped like a person -- may the fetus be eaten?
[19-07-2009]

The blood of a bull which dripped into a bowl and was spilled cannot be used to atone for sinners
[16-07-2009]

Having sexual relations with a virgin on the Sabbath: permitted or forbidden?
[14-07-2009]

A woman whose menstrual blood flows through a tube in her vagina is pure
[14-07-2009]

A man who has a seminal emission by means of a toothpick
[12-07-2009]