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Sukkah 3: The House That Is Not a House

Who’s Who: Helene HaMalkah – Queen Helene – and her very high sukkah. Was it too tall to be a kosher sukkah? And how are women supposed to handle the sukkah? Also, a discussion over whether there’s a machloket between Beit Hillel and Beit Shammai, in terms of a large sukkah and a small sukkah – regarding the minimums and where is kosher. [What’s What: Chisurei mechsera] Plus, how a tiny house can be so tiny that it’s not considered a house, halakhically, with all kinds of ramifications for halakhot that pertain to houses. Plus, the interplay between Written and Oral Torahs.

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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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