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Taanit 5

In today’s Daf Yomi page, the blessing of trees

November 17, 2021

Today’s Daf Yomi page, Taanit 5, shares a charming little story about one rabbi blessing another that he may be like a tree. Shuli Karkowsky, executive vice president at Hazon, joins us to explain this blessing, and what it means to Jewish environmental activists today. How is caring about the earth essential to Judaism? Listen and find out. 

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