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Sukkah 39: The Value of 3 Meals

A final point about Hallel and the blessings connected to it, with a distinction made between the one before and the one after the recitation of Hallel. Also, on shemitah, and what that means for the lulav and etrog, which, of course, grow from the ground and are affected by shemitah. The navigation of shemitah is more complicated when the purveyor of goods is an ignoramus, who is presumed not to know the details of shemitah.

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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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