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Gittin 9: Death-bed Contracts

The contracts a person makes on his death bed, signing over property to his slave, including freeing him. But then he recovers. So what happens to the slave? Also, a new mishnah: one who delivers a get from overseas, but without a declaration. If there are witnesses, that works. But what if one is deaf? (In the ancient category and all that entailed). Plus, exceptional cases.

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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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