Blessings and prayers, focusing on Shema and the Amidah.
Crops left in the corner of a field for the poor to take, other agricultural gifts to the poor.
Produce from one who is suspected to have neglected tithing and the requirement to tithe it.
Required donations of agricultural produce to priestly households and its sacred status.
The seventh year of the agricultural cycle, when working the land is prohibited and debts are forgiven.
Prohibited mixtures of certain seeds, plants, animals, or materials of clothing.
Separating tithes for priests, Levites, the poor, and for consumption in Jerusalem.
A tithe eaten in Jerusalem or exchanged for money to be used for purchasing food there.
Fruit growing on a tree in its first three years, when benefitting from the fruit is prohibited.
Dough separated when baking bread and given to priests.
Creative work prohibited on Shabbat and other laws that preserve the sanctity of the day.
Enclosures that legally expand the areas in which one can carry and travel on Shabbat. bbat.
Passover: ridding of chametz, the Paschal lamb offering, matzah, and the Seder.
Annual half-shekel donations to the Temple, administration and inventory of the Temple.
Yom Kippur: the High Priest’s preparation, the Temple service, the fast, and repentance.
The structure of and obligation to dwell in the sukkah, the four species, and celebrating the holiday in the Temple.
Holiday laws governing which objects can be used, how food is prepared, and what labor is permitted.
The declaration process for a new month in the Temple period, blowing the shofar, and Rosh Hashanah liturgy.
Praying for rain, fasting in times of drought, and annual fast days marking Jerusalem’s destruction.
Reading the scroll of Esther on Purim, synagogue rituals, and treatment of sacred objects.
Seder Nashim(Family law)
The mandated marriage of a widow to the brother of her childless husband and the alternative rite discharging that obligation.
The marital contract (Ketubah) and obligations between husband and wife.
Vows taken voluntarily, particularly those that forbid specific actions or objects.
The nazarite, or one who vows abstinence from wine, haircuts, and ritual impurity generated from contact with corpses.
A woman suspected of adultery, the ritual determining her culpability, and other rituals involving recitation.
Laws relating to divorce, focusing on the get (bill of divorce) and its delivery.
Liability and compensation for damages inflicted on people or property.
Disputed property, returning lost objects, guarding, renting, borrowing, and responsibilities of workers and employers.
Relationships between neighbors, land ownership, sales, and inheritance.
The judicial system, forming the court, accepting testimony, and executing capital punishment.
Court-administered lashing, false witnesses, and cities of refuge for inadvertent murderers.
Oaths and the process of atoning for entering the Temple or eating from a sacrifice while impure.
The only tractate without a unified subject, organized as collections of laws on various topics.
Disassociating from idolatry, regulations on business interactions between Jews and idolaters.
Animal and bird sacrifices in the Temple.
Slaughter of animals and birds for non-consecrated purposes, other aspects of kashrut.
Flour offerings, usually mixed with oil, wine libations, and bread loaf offerings in the Temple.
Transfer of first-born kosher animals to a priest, redemption of first-born donkeys and people.
Vowing to donate a person’s prescribed value delineated in the Torah to the Temple, donations of land to the Temple.
The sanctity of animals dedicated for sacrifice and the prohibition of exchanging them for others.
Earthenware vessels, like clay ovens, and their statuses in purity laws.
Metal vessels and their statuses in purity laws.
Clothing, leather, glass, and stone vessels, their statuses in purity laws.
The spread of a corpse’s impurity through contact, carrying, or dwelling under the same roof.
Tzaraat, a discoloration condition on skin, houses, or clothing, purification for the infected.
Burning of a red heifer and mixing of its ashes with spring water to be used for purification.
The ritual impurity of a woman in her menstrual cycle or experiencing particular discharges.
Ritual baths and the process of immersing in them to become pure.
How food, drinks, objects and people become impure and spread impurity.
Water, oil, milk, wine, honey, dew, or blood touching food and rendering it susceptible to impurity.
Abnormal bodily discharges and the impurity they generate.
Rabbinic decree to wash hands before eating due to assumed impurity of the hands.
About ToseftaThe Tosefta is a companion volume to the Mishnah, containing laws and discussions that were not included in the Mishnah’s redaction. Its structure and subject matter parallel that of the Mishnah, but the Tosefta is often more detailed, rendering it three times as long.
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