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Kiddushin 68: Matrilineal Descent

Additional discussion of yesterday’s discussion – on R. Akiva’s opinion that all prohibited relationships result in mamzer progeny. But there are some difficulties with that approach. Plus, more on the progeny from other liaisons, including intermarriage in the contemporary sense of it, and which parent determines the child’s status.

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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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