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Sotah 19: Waving

A new chapter! The new mishnah delineates the process of the kohen taking the meal-offering from the sotah, and waving the basket it’s in together with her. But does this happen before or after she drinks the bitter waters? It’s a machloket. Also, another machloket on this process in the Gemara on this mishnah.

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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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