Why the Galileans weren’t considered reliable with regard to purity and impurity. And possible solutions that would have enabled them to bring their goods to Jerusalem – like a movable tent for those who consider that to be immune to bring rendered impure. Or perhaps a tightly sealed cover would do the trick. Plus a comparison to the purification waters from the red heifer. Also, on the relationship between an am ha-aretz and a chaver, including when the chaver is a kohen. Plus, when one family includes both populations. And the complications those dynamics entail. Plus, how those divisions would have impact on the Temple.
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