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Terumah: (lit. “the elevated portion”); a portion of the agricultural produce given to the priests; this portion must be guarded from ritual impurity and eaten in a state of purity
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Intermediate Talmud: Tractate Shabbat, Lesson 31
We’ve previously traced the sources for the ruling that although defiled Terumah must be destroyed, benefit may nonetheless be derived during that process. Our Sages now continue their scholarly quest for additional sources of this legal principle. Drawin...
Intermediate Talmud: Tractate Shabbat, Lesson 21
The Talmud challenges the notion of reciting a blessing on the Chanukah menorah, which is a rabbinic mitzvah, based on different teachings related to agriculture law and tithing.
A Blessing on Non-Kosher Food?
The Talmud discusses a scenario in which one participant in a meal has partaken from "demai" (produce that may not have been tithed.) Although it is forbidden to eat such food, may the person who eat from it still be included in a group recitation of Grac...
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