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Pesachim 103: The Alphabet Soup of Havdalah

What’s the order of the different components of Havdalah? What ARE the different components of Havdalah? A lot of ordering and reordering, depending on which Amora’s opinion. What it means for Shabbat to depart and the week to begin. Plus, the addition of the torch as “nicer.” || Note, and with apologies, that the app again overlapped our voices in ways that didn’t happen in real time.


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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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