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Yevamot 103: Yael’s Seduction of Sisera

The Gemara springboards off the “foot” that wears the chalitzah shoe to biblical verses that include the Hebrew word, “regel” that come to be interpreted euphemistically. Including a focus on the story of Yael and Sisera. Also, what about the case of tzara’at and its quarantine time, with the question of implications for chalitzah.

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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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