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Sukkah 31: Saving the Lulav for the Grandchildren

What if you use stolen land to erect your sukkah? On the claim that at the resh galuta’s home that this took place. Also, the case of a stolen beam – to be incorporated into the sukkah, which seems to have a much more lenient sentence than if it were used on a home. Basically, a plug to repent, at the very least. Namely, the thief returns only the monetary value of the beam, at least during sukkot itself. Also, the dry lulav – which is not kosher for the mitzvah, except for R. Yehudah, who seems not to be concerned about the beauty of the 4 species – surprising though that may be.

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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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