When carrying becomes a topic of documents and of receipts or promissory notes, it’s only logical that the discussion would veer to parchment and tefillin and mezuzot. Which leads us to ask, to what extent does the purpose of the act determine the nature of carrying. Plus: More on animal hides than we ever knew before. Also: A truncated quote on repurposing, and the going up in holiness. What’s What: “Duchsustos.” And practically speaking: go look up the cited texts!
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