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Bava Metzia 92: The Cost of a Cucumber

A new mishnah: the rights of the worker to eat – but what if the value of the produce he eats is more than his wages? It’s a machloket. Plus, fine-tuning the extent of these rights. Plus, a hidden scroll of Oral Law quoting Isi bar Yehudah. Also, when a worker ears while working, is that food on top of his wages or is he permitted to eat from that which is not his? Plus, the workers isn’t always entitled to eat, nor does he have to, even when he’s allowed.

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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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