Take One

Nedarim 73 and 74

In today’s Talmud pages, illeism makes you a better person

January 6, 2023

Today’s Talmud pages, Nedarim 73 and 74, teach us a lesson about illeism, or the practice of speaking about yourself in the third person. Why did the rabbis favor this type of rhetoric? And what does modern psychology confirm about its benefits to being better listeners and friends? Listen and find out.

Take One
Nedarim 73 and 74
In today's Talmud pages, illeism makes you a better person
January 06, 2023
0:00 / 0:00
0:00
0:00 / 0:00 0:00 / 0:00

Like the show? Send us a note at [email protected]. Follow us on Twitter at @takeonedafyomi and join the conversation in the Take One Facebook group.

Take One is a Tablet Studios production. The show is hosted by Liel Leibovitz and is produced and edited by Darone Ruskay, Quinn Waller, and Elie Bleier. Our team also includes Stephanie Butnick, Josh Kross, Mark Oppenheimer, Robert Scaramuccia, and Tanya Singer. 

Check out all of Tablet’s podcasts at tabletmag.com/podcasts.

More Take One
See all
→︎

Join Us!

All of Tablet’s latest stories—in your inbox, daily. Subscribe to our newsletter.

Please enter a valid email
Check iconSuccess! You have subscribed to the Tablet newsletter.