Procedural details about the day that is Yom Kippur: havitin, nisakhin, and more, based on the close read of the biblical verses. Also: When the kohen gadol is an “istanis,” and the water for immersion is very cold, and it can be heated for this consideration – testimony to the sages’ awareness of psychology and the phenomenon of what we call “highly sensitive people” today. How does this connect to intention? Namely, doing something that is prohibited unintentionally. As applied to brit milah and Yom Kippur. Plus, the mishnah at the end of the daf: the next garment change, immersing, washing hands and feet. And some detail about the percale count, as it were, of the linen garments – apparently, the finest of things. And he could add to the pool of funding if he wanted to – again, attesting to the attunedness to his preferences. Is this a contradiction in the terms of not being materialistic on Yom Kippur? Perhaps not, if not taken to the extreme.
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