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Yevamot 79: The Sons of Saul

More on King David and the Givonim. Also, the disturbing story of the sons of King Saul and their maltreatment of converts. Also, more on the men whose injured or damaged genitalia won’t let them father children. And an unusual mishnah, where a tanna’s inquiry gets two responses and an example before the mishnah returns to the details of halakhah

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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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