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Home Alone Again: Residences Redefined

The Talmud on a sukkah’s temporary constitution

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Home Alone Again: Residences Redefined: The Talmud on a sukkah’s temporary constitution

The Talmud's previous analysis established distinctions between biblically ordained Halachic homes and a Sukkah. Now we must define when its character is man-made in nature, and biblical grammar is no longer in play. Our Sages delve deeply to clarify the legal definition of residences that sets the Sukkah apart based purely on jurisprudence and somewhat abstract legal theory. The newfound meaning of house vs. shelter reveals much about humans and their homes!
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Sukkot, Sukkah, Tractate Sukkah, Talmud

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