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Shabbat 93: Making a Show of Support

When two people go carrying…. A case where one person was capable to carry and the other was not – who is obligated to bring a korban and why? Being nice may not always be the best course of action, if you aren’t truly helping. So, what are the parameters? Basically, always check it out. Plus: Carrying less than the measure of food that would require a sacrifice in a container – the container doesn’t count – after all, you can’t carry soup in your bare hands. Similarly, carrying a live person on a bed, but that’s not the case for carrying a dead body on a bed. What’s What: a refresher of ikar/tafel.


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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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