translated by MICHAEL L. RODKINSON
Book 2 (Vols. III and IV)
Tracts Erubin, Shekalim, Rosh Hashana
OUTLINE: Tracts from section Moed (Festivals). Tract Erubin deals with regulations concerning travel on the Sabbath, and the proper construction of ‘Erub’, propitiatory offerings for transgressions of these rules, usually, but not always, constructed of food. Tract Shekalim deals with tithes. Tract Rosh Hashana discusses the Jewish New Year, a floating holiday tied to lunar observations.
Volume III. Title Page
Introduction to Tract Erubin
Synopsis of Tract Erubin
Chapter I: Size of Erubin
Chapter II: Use of Wells and Gardens on the Sabbath
Chapter III: Location of Erubin and Limits on Sabbath Travel.
Chapter IV: Sabbath Travel
Chapter V: Town Boundaries and Legal Limits
Chapter VI: Erubin of Courts and Partnerships
Chapter VII: Erubin in Courts and Alleys
Chapter VIII: Erubin of Limits, Food Required for Erubin, Erubin of Courts
Chapter IX: Combining of Roofs on Sabbath
Chapter X: Sundry Sabbath Regulations.
Volume IV. Title Page
Contents of Tract Shekalim
Preface to Tract Shekalim
Tract Shekalim: Synopsis of Subjects