Learning Horayos in Nissan

לעילוי נשמת עקיבה איגר בן אליהו גורדון ז”ל The שדה צופים at the beginning of מסכת הוריות cites two sources that claim that there is was a מנהג in Pressburg from the days of the חתם סופר to learn מסכת הוריות during the days in between ר”ח ניסן and ערב פסח. Ever since my first-born son was born, I have tried בלי נדר to make…

Sourdough Project: Day Three

Today is day three of our sourdough project. We think that maybe tomorrow the starter / שאור will be ready to make bread with. We’ve noticed that the starter has as strong vinegary smell – but that it just smells vinegary, it doesn’t smell like it is rotting 😉 Yosef was taking a nap so he didn’t join us today, hopefully he’ll be awake for…