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Gittin 77: When Your Property Accepts Your Get

The phrasing of one who tells others to write a get for his wife if he doesn’t return by a date certain – unclear whether that can be a kosher get. Plus, noting how precise this timing really is. Also, a new mishnah in the new chapter: one who throws the bill of divorce to his wife and it lands next to her – whether she’s divorced may depend on where she is (her courtyard, yes; his courtyard, no). But if he owns the place, he can transfer the ownership of the place in order to provide her with the get. With implications if he is very ill.

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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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