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Gittin 8: Severing a Relationship

Is Syria like the Land of Israel when it comes to freeing a slave? Yes and no. Also, a freed slave who has the document that frees him doesn’t automatically grant him property, for example. With parallels to the woman and her bill of divorcement. Plus, a comment on the term “emancipation.”

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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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