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Gittin 2: Divorce and the Borders of the Land of Israel

Introducing divorce. Including how the verses on divorce in the Torah provide the details of halakhic divorce, most saliently that a man gives a woman a divorce, and the reverse is not acceptable. Also, the first mishnah, and its description of how one can use an agent or emissary (shaliach) to convey a get (bill of divorce) and it will be an effective divorce. With geographical details that define the land of Israel, and certain requirements for witnesses.

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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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