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Nazir 37: Meat, Milk, and Grape Products

Rabbi Akiva teaches that the prohibited food combines with the permitted one to make the whole thing prohibited – specifically for the nazir, and he derives it from the laws of meat and milk. Plus, the role of “chidush,” how innovation applies here. One question is how the meat and milk combine – how is that flavor transferred? Cooking bring of paramount importance. Plus, the kashering process. And plus, halakhic principles for Kashrut, including “ta’am ke-ikar.”

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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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