Take One

Rosh Hashanah 20 and 21

In today’s Daf Yomi pages, making sense of the Jewish calendar

October 29, 2021

Today’s Daf Yomi pages, Rosh Hashanah 20 and 21, get to the bottom of the Jewish calendar, a complicated creation that’s one part lunar and one part solar. Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin joins us to talk about the meaning of Jewish time, and how its symbolism continues to inspire us today. Why did the rabbis refer to the calendar as “the secret of pregnancy”? Listen and find out.

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Take One is hosted by Liel Leibovitz and produced by Josh Kross, Sara Fredman Aeder, and Robert Scaramuccia.

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