Outlining the practices (and prohibitions) of the mourner – including some that are very familiar – and a notable exception to accommodate the needs of the community. [Who’s Who: R. Yosi bar Halafta] Plus, stories of rabbis who were in mourning and taught Torah publicly anyway. This moves us into a different realm of avelut. Also, the prohibition on a mourner wearing tefillin – and how that plays out over the week, given location, company, and so on. Plus, the mourning of Moshe Rabbenu. With some discussion of the demographics of the Gemara’s mourners
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