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Nazir 57: Am I Impure, or Is That You?

Opening with questions about the nazir’s status – pure or impure? Namely, a third party observed one of two nezirim come in contact with impurity, but he’s not sure which. They both have to take action (including sacrifices) accordingly. Also, addressing the general practice of doubtful impurity – which is derived from the case of the sotah woman, as per the private domain.

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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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