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October 21, 2021 | ט״ו במרחשון תשפ״ב | TODAY'S DAF: Rosh Hashanah 12

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Flashback: a look into the reality of the Talmud.

What was the time of the Talmud really like? How were the experiences different? Join Shulie Mishkin and delve into the realia of the daf, based on the archaeology and nature of the land of Israel.

Shulie Mishkin made Aliyah from New York with a Master’s degree in Jewish History from Columbia University. After completing the Ministry of Tourism guide course in 1997, she began guiding professionally and has since taught and guided all ages, from toddlers to retirees. Her tours provide a complete picture of the land of Israel and Jewish heritage, with a strong reliance on sources ranging from the Bible to 19th century travelers’ reports. Alongside her regular guide work, she teaches “tour and text” courses in the Jerusalem institutions of Pardes and Matan as wel as the Women’s Bet Midrash in Efrat and provides tours for special needs students in the “Darkaynu” program. Shulie lives in Alon Shvut with her husband Jonathan and their five kids.

Shulie Mishkin is now doing virtual tours online. Check out the options at https://www.shuliemishkintours.com/virtual-tours

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