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Yevamot 37:Those Viable Babies

The babies who are born at 7 months or 9 months – with a paternity question. Why get into the 7-month baby possibility? That seems to be introducing complications for no good reason. But how much of this is determined by a majority of women? Depending on when they know they’re pregnant… What are the real norms here? Also, a ln important discussion that begins with preventing mamzerim, and ends with not marrying someone you intend to divorce. Along the way, some rabbis put out the call for a (second) wife for just a day…

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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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