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Yoma 37: On the Heads of the Goats

How the Vidui is based on biblical verses. Also, the mishnah on the ordering of the kohanim, as well as the lottery to decide which goat goes to God as a korban, and which is sent to Azazel. Plus the gold accoutrements, under King Monobaz. Wherein the Gemara neatly follows the topics of this mishnah. Plus a focus on the goats.


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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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