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Nedarim 62: The Great Rabbi Tarfon

Several stories about Rabbi Tarfon, including his reputation, and how he made use of it. [Who’s Who: R. Tarfon] Also, harvesting as a time that defines or limits a vow – with mention of several different harvests. Likewise, referring to the rainfall as a way to define time (we didn’t know it would happen when we recorded, but this day in Israel is a representative very rainy day).

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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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