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Instead of asking us to passively agree with the rabbis, oral law engages the intellect in concrete problems of logic and interpretation
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Daf Yomi: Could Judaism ever go back to now-alien-seeming rituals from before the destruction of the Temple?
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One of many ancient local customs analyzed in this week’s Talmud study is the habit of separating Jews from gentiles
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Most American Jews have effectively cast off rabbinic guidance. Would the Talmud’s rabbis have respected us for it, or disdained us?
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By imbuing even the most mundane things—like vinegar—with importance, the rabbis find proof of sacred history