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Rosh Hashanah 3

In today’s Daf Yomi page, can idioms bring world peace?

October 12, 2021

Today’s Daf Yomi page, Rosh Hashanah 3, sings the praises of the Persian King Cyrus, who was respected and beloved by the Jews. 

Robert Berman, the author of a new collection of Arabic idioms, joins us to talk about cross-cultural dialogues, and why language can succeed where force so often fails.

What are some folk sayings that people all over the world seem to share? Listen and find out.

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