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Bava Kamma 70: Rabbinic Power of Attorney

A practice from Neharde’a – where writing a document of agency or power of attorney was not permitted. (With the discussion of what the issues were) Also, a new mishnah – about stealing and then slaughtering it, when does one need to pay the penalty of the 4 or 5? Including the return of “kim leih be-derabbah minei” – when one I’d only given the harsher punishment for two violations in one act.

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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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