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Ketubot 7: The Universal Practice of… Sex

The prohibition against the wedding night for a virgin to be on Shabbat, and permitted on a festival. But why is it permitted then? How does it apply across the board to everyone? Plus, a specific case about a historical case. [Who’s Who: Helene the Queen] Also, Sheva Berachot – the blessings of a wedding that require a minyan for recitation. But how do we know that there’s a requirement to have 10? It’s learned from a biblical verse. But it’s a machloket which verse that is. Plus, the time of these Sheva Berachot.

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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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