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Chagigah 8: What If You Don’t Have Money for a Lot of Sacrifices?

What monies can be used to pay for the korbanot of a festival, in particular, the Chagigah shelamim? And when you you need to lay out money, can you combine money from your own pocket with your ma’aser sheni money? Especially when you need more than one animal to feed the family. And why ma’aser behamah animals could not be brought on yom tov. Also, a mishnah! What happens when you have many mouths to feed and not much money? Or vice versa? Or little of either, or a great deal of both? Plus, can those who are advised to bring many korbanot shelamim bring a large animal instead of several small ones?

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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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