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Nedarim 89 and 90

In today’s Talmud pages, can rabbis lie?

January 23, 2023

Today’s Talmud pages, Nedarim 89 and 90, tell us a story about a canny rabbi who told a bold lie to protect a bumbling congregant. Rabbi Sari Laufer joins us to ponder whether or not rabbis are permitted to fib when the spirit, if not the letter, of the law so permits. Can a good rabbi save us from ourselves? Listen and find out.

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Nedarim 89 and 90
In today's Talmud pages, can rabbis lie?
January 23, 2023
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