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Beitzah 37

In today’s Daf Yomi page, why capitalism can be holy

October 7, 2021

Today’s Daf Yomi page, Beitzah 37, kicks things off with a radical claim: Commerce has a lot in common with the sacred work of priests in the Temple. Shouldn’t we imagine something so transactional as buying and selling to be the very opposite of holiness? And what lessons about income inequality and pursuing justice in the world can we learn from wise old Hillel? Listen and find out.

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