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Ketubot 30: When a Thief Is Caught Red-handed, Yet He May Not Have to Pay

he case of illicit relationships and the penalty that would need to be paid – which did not align with the view of R. Nechuniyah ben HaKaneh. He draws the connection to a shabbat violation that comes together with a monetary penalty, and how the perpetrator is only obligated on one punishment (and how Abaye and Rava understand his approach). Also, what happens if a zar decides to eat terumah (a karet violation), and stole it from a kohen – shouldn’t he be exempt from paying for terumah because of the more extreme punishment. But what if you could get the terumah back? What if the terumah was liquid terumah??

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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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