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Beitzah 36

In today’s Daf Yomi page, just how deferential should a student be?

October 6, 2021

Today’s Daf Yomi page, Beitzah 36, instructs us that a student must never question the teacher.

Mark Oppenheimer, having taught everyone from small children to Yale students, joins us to talk about why students used to be too deferential, and why too many have now moved too far in the opposite direction. 

Just what measure of respect do we owe our teachers? Listen and find out.

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