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Sotah 13: Burying the Great Ones

On retrieving Yosef’s bones to rebury him in the land of Israel, as promised at the end of the Book of Genesis, and the role of Serach bat Asher. Also, on the burial of Moshe – whose burial was so different from that of Yosef, and not only because he can’t go into the land of Israel, even after death. Including several interpretations why Moshe couldn’t complain to the Israelites, regarding the land and his lack of entry. “Based on the camel is the person’s stature.”

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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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