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Chagigah 20: Paying Attention for Purity’s Sake

More on the purity/impurity issues with regard to clothing. What does it mean to have a constant awareness of your garments? And how little inattention it takes to render a garment impure! Plus, the wives of “chaverim” who switched their clothing, and fendered their garments impure. Also, the questions posed to one who is generally very careful, but knows that she hasn’t had complete intent and attention, to determine the status of a garment. Also, the new chapter, and its opening mishnah of stringencies to protect the various items that were at risk of coming in contact with impurity

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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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