The end is near, but so is a new beginning
This summer, after twelve years of learning together, we will complete learning the ENTIRE Mishnah.Not just a tractate or an order; we will make a siyyum (completion) of the entire Mishnah. Few people have the discipline and dedication necessary to complete, day by day, a twelve year study project. You who have completed this learning with dedication and commitment can be very proud of your accomplishment. Y’yasher kohakhem!
In anticipation of our completion of the Mishnah, there are two projects planned. First, with your help, we will publish a booklet of Mishnah Sukkah with Dr. Kulp’s commentary. This volume will celebrate the end of our Mishnah Yomit cycle and the beginning of our next daily learning project.
Second, Daf Shevui (Talmud Page of the Week), a new daily learning project, will begin in the fall. Together, we will learn one daf (page) of Talmud each week. This pace will allow us to learn a daf of Talmud in depth weekly while covering a significant amount of material over the course of a year. Each day a portion of the daf, with an explanation, will be sent out by e-mail, as was the case with Mishnah Yomit. The explanations will also be posted on a blog and linked to Facebook. This format will serve as the basis for hevrutot and learning communities throughout the world.
How are these two projects connected? First, Daf Shevui will begin with Tractate Sukkah and publishing the Mishnah Yomit commentary on Tractate Sukkah will provide an excellent resource for reviewing the material.
Second, Mishnah Yomit and Daf Shevui need your financial support to continue. While there is no fee for participating in Mishnah Yomit or Daf Shevui, your financial commitment, as well as your dedication to learning, make it possible to prepare and distribute this Torah learning throughout the Jewish world.
Please give generously to the Siyyum Mishnah Yomit – Daf Shevui project. To continue the project, we must raise $12,000 by March 15 to ensure that the Mishnah Sukkah volume is in your hands by July 1 for the Siyyum, and in time to review Mishnah Sukkah in time for the launch of Daf Shevui in September.
More than anyone, you, the participants in the Mishnah Yomit project, know the power and value of learning every day with the faculty of the Conservative Yeshiva. We hope that you will be inspired to join in supporting the publishing of Mishnah Tractate Sukkah and the new Daf Shevui daily learning project.
Thanks for your continued support and dedication,
Dr. Joshua Kulp