Topics covered: Chapter 1, Mishna 4, 5, 6, Chapter 2, Mishna 1, 2, 3
Which witnesses were qualified to give testimony before the Sanhedrin in Jerusalem? Who among them required character witnesses before they could testify? How did the Boethusians and Samaritans try to undermine the system? How did the Sages respond? How were the mountaintop signal fires transmitted to the Diaspora?