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The bulk of the Talmudic texts contain analysis of Biblical verses and Torah law, but it’s interspersed with everything from medical advice to stories, from folk sayings to fabric dying tips.
This commentary on the Mishnah is labeled “Gemara,” but this does not seem to have always been the case.
When you look at a masterful painting, do you only see the art, or does the art lead you to think about the artist? When you enjoy a beautifully prepared feast, do you focus on the food exclusively, or does the taste and aroma lead you to think about the chef?
Our sages established that we drink four cups of wine at the Seder, recalling the four expressions of redemption
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