גיטין – Gittin
Divorce rates and religious commitment.
The rabbi who sailed to Australia to deliver a get.
Scientists analyze the ink on one of the Dead Sea Scrolls, with surprising results.
Life expectancy in the talmudic era.
Is a person is more likely to die than become wealthy?
The hermeneutic Principle of Charity.
“More than a man desires to wed, a woman desires to be wed." Nope.
Deprive a lab rat of the ability to dream, and it will die. And what Rebbi Meir thought.
Why she converted to Judaism and dedicated a plaque in the Temple.
For a cough, eat balsam mixed with dog excrement. But sometimes ancient remedies work.
Rabbi Meir declared it immodest. How times have changed.