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Beitzah 27, 28, and 29

In today’s Daf Yomi pages, how to give back

September 27, 2021

Today’s Daf Yomi pages, Beitzah 27, 28, and 29, raise a fascinating moral dilemma: Say you stole something and you’re not sure who you stole it from. You’re feeling terrible about it and would like to give it back. How might you go about it?

Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin joins us to explain why the question is an essential one to understanding not only the idea of community, but also the core psychological insight at the heart of human relationships.

Why is offering someone a glass of water such a profound gesture? Listen and find out.

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