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Gittin 10: When Mishnayot Need Help from Gemara

2 mishnayot: First, the question of witnesses of “Kutim” – which usually invalidates a document, with exceptions, of course. Plus, an emendation of the mishnah by the Gemara. Also, documents that are produced in non-Jewish courts are valid – with exception. Plus, “dina de-malkhuta dina” – the law of the land is the law. Plus, speech as speech acts.

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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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