Wednesday, July 25, 2018

The Talmud on sacrificial-blood laundry

THIS WEEK'S DAF YOMI COLUMN BY ADAM KIRSCH IN TABLET: Dirty Laundry. In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ Talmudic rabbis decide how to clean the garments used in ritual slaughter (using urine). Also: When is a garment just a cloth?
With all this blood present, it was inevitable that sometimes blood would spill or spray onto the garments of the officiating priests. What should be done with such stained garments?
Earlier Daf Yomi columns are noted here and links.

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