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Bava Metzia 83

Rabbinic profiling, with Tevi Troy

May 21, 2024

Today’s Talmud page, Bava Metzia 83, discusses one method of catching a thief: by profiling those drinking at taverns in the wee hours of the morning. Tevi Troy returns to the show to discuss the tension between law and order and caution regarding overcriminalization in presidential campaigns. Does the early bird catch a worm or a conviction? Listen and find out.

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Bava Metzia 83
Rabbinic profiling, with Tevi Troy
May 21, 2024
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