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Gittin 24: When a Woman Is Her Own Shaliach

What happens when the woman is her own shaliach for her get? She needs to show up to a stipulated court, and when does the divorce kick in? Also, what if the get is written in the name of the woman, but someone else has the same name – can it be used for the person with the same name? Plus, every time a get is invalidated, she still can’t marry a kohen.

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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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