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Yevamot 57: Married at 3

Disqualifications for marriage – with a focus on a “patzua daka,” a man with crushed testicles, and the ramifications of this status, especially if the man is a kohen – can his wife eat from terumah, for example? Also, the eligibility of a 3 year old girl for marriage (wait, what?).

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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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