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Pesachim 55: Holier Than Thou

More on talmidei chachamim, and whether everyone should try to practice as per the approach for them. [What’s What: Yuhara] With regard to the bridegroom on his wedding night, as well as the previous case of not working on Tisha B’Av in a place where people do work. Also, an abundance of mishnayot, on what was allowed as per different people’s practice on Erev Pesach, etc., including calling in a craftsperson then or on chol hamoed.


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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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