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Kiddushin 18: How to Read a Verse Published • Aug 31 • 18:00

Redeeming the maidservant against “his” will – but whose will? The master or the father? What about the strike against the family’s good name in the servitude itself?! Plus, a maidservant isn’t sold a second time. Also, she can’t be sold to a second master – with interpretation of a phrase in the verse being essential.

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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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