🛎 AT Daily! #340 – 🦗🏺💧 Contact Tracing In The Talmud🍷Pesachim 18

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Chapter 1, Mishna 5

The Sages argue whether a chain of transmission of tumah, ritual impurity, from creeping thing to vessel to liquid implies that tumah can also pass from creeping thing to liquid to vessel. To understand the question and debate, we look at the source of the law in the Torah, Rashi’s explanation of it, the principle of kal vachomer, minor and major, often translated as an a fortiori inference and THEN move into the debate.

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