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On TalmudHillel, Shammai, and Prospective Gerim : Reading Gemara as Aggadah , Halakhah , and Policy
One of the most famous passages of the Talmud tells the story of three prospective gerim (converts) who approach Shammai, who rejects them, and then Hillel, who accepts them. How are we to understand the stories of these three converts?
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