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Megillah 2: So Many Days of Reading the Megillah

Introducing… Megillah. What are the dates when Megillat Esther may be read – beyond the 14th (Purim) and 15th (Shushan Purim). Which brings us the categories of the cities, towns, walled cities, and villages. Plus, the linguistic analysis that allows for all those possible dates.

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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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