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Ketubot 84: When the Sages Disagree (Whom Do We Follow?)

A new mishnah: what happens when a person dies and several people have claims on his money – whose claim is met first? Also, how the sages who debate the above the question accept or prioritize each other’s views – with R. Tarfon and R. Akiva as the case in point.

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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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