Thursday, April 04, 2019

The Talmud on ritual purity and meat

THIS WEEK'S DAF YOMI COLUMN BY ADAM KIRSCH IN TABLET: Impure Thoughts. In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ Talmud study, the practical-minded, hyperspecific, sometimes contradictory rules of Jewish ritual purity. Plus: Why religious uncleanliness is like a virus. For the specific topic of purity and meat, read the essay.

Some past posts on the subject of ritual purity and impurity in the biblical and rabbinic world are here, here, here, here, here, and here.

Earlier Daf Yomi columns are noted here and links.

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