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Yoma 5: When It Comes to the Yom Kippur Avodah, Details Really Matter

R. Yochanan vs. R. Akiva, on what elements of the inauguration of the Mishkan were essential,and whether any of those elements could have been cut, and the Mishkan still be valid. One key question being why this gets attention, given that it was a one-time event and there’s no reason to think it will be repeated. Also, how did Moshe dress Aharon and his sons (which seems a comparable after-the-fact kind of question)? How did Moshe belt them?


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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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