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Yevamot 71: A Baby’s Korban Pesach

A classic dispute between R. Akiva and R. Eliezer, with regard to explication of the biblical text. Also, delaying a sick baby’s brit milah for 7 days, which has implications for the Korban Pesach, which is its own conundrum. Plus, 7 days on the calendar vs. 7 periods of 24 hours. Also, the uncircumcised and the purification sprinkling of the parah adumah, and the implications for Pesach, as well as how it’s all derived.

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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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