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Yevamot 104 and 105

In today’s Talmud pages, do thoughts and prayers really work?

June 20, 2022

Today’s Talmud pages, Yevamot 104 and 105, raise a question that’s been in the news a lot lately: Do thoughts and prayers actually work? Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin joins us with insights into this contested phrase, from the Talmud to the Civil War and beyond. What did Lincoln have to teach us about thoughts and prayers in times of tragedy? Listen and find out.

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Yevamot 104 and 105
In today's Talmud pages, do thoughts and prayers really work?
June 20, 2022
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