Is keriyat shema min ha torah?
Rashi's explanation of the Babylonian debate is inconsistent.
The two Talmuds answer differently.
The Rif says you can't pray an extra Musaph prayer. Do you need to stand or lie down when you say the Shema, depending on the time of day?
The Gra says that the Talmud twists the mishnah to conform to a particular rabbi's school of thought. But it's not done arbitrarily. Why rabbis disagree on the identification of the 613 commandments.
A review with questions and answers. The original practice, according to the Jerusalem Talmud, was to say the evening Shema at your bedside, not before the amidah.