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Yoma 50: Show Us Your Korbanot and We’ll Tell You Who You Are

Sin-offerings that could not be offered as sacrifices, and therefore were left to die: 5 cases. A more brutal death, surely, than simply putting it to death…. Also: the korban of “par he’elem davar shel tzibur” (What’s What). These sin-offerings, both individual and communal, attest to the need for sin-offerings… Namely, that people sin. Plus, a focus on Temurah – the exchange or substitution of a specific animal – here, comparing the stringencies of the original korban to the substitute, and vice versa.


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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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