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Happy Is the Person Who Is Always Scared


It’s the final stretch of Berakhot — now’s the time to catch up if you are behind and still want to!

In which we bring the conversation to the address the purpose of religion, or perhaps that of prayer, and the way we frame our experiences when we bring God into the story. The daf includes potentially dangerous situations where our prayers accompany us through then….and leads into the prayers we recite daily that accompany us through our daily situations, no matter how apparently safe or dangerous they may be. Is it indeed all in the framing?


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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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