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Bava Kamma 55: Everlasting Good for the Jewish People

An apparent tangent about why the first account of the Ten Commandments in the Torah has the word “good,” and the second account does not. Plus, if you see the letter tet in a dream (with some caveats), it means good will befall you… Also, the 5th perek, with a new mishnah – what happens when one’s sheep are damaged? We seem to have moved on from the oxen, at least in part, and the concerns are different, specific to the animal. And not only because they don’t have horns to gore.

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Anne and Yardaena

Anne Gordon is the deputy editor of Ops & Blogs at The Times of Israel. She is a veteran educator, having taught in high school and post-high school institutions in Israel and America for several decades. Yardaena Osband is a pediatrician and teaches in her community and online. They both hail from Boston, proud alumna of Maimonides School, where they first learned Gemara. Talking Talmud is their conversation (via podcast) on the daf yomi. They say: "Learning the daf? We have something for you to think about. Not learning the daf? We have something for you to think about! (Along with a taste of the daf...) Join the conversation with us!"
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