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Dress Up a Pig and It Will Still Roll in the Mud

It’s another daf of tidbits — or rather, a daf of such wonderful insight and wisdom about life, death, the world, and humanity’s role in it that we broke it down and spoke about a bunch of things. They include: The personal and the halakhic loss that happens with the death of Rav. Also: The naturalist blessings for all of us in God’s perfect world. And: Don’t disgrace others or yourself.

Shavua tov!

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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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