Babylonian Talmud, Mo'ed Katan 9a
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תלמוד בבלי מסכת מועד קטן דף ט עמוד א
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אין שמחה בלא אכילה ושתיה.
“There is no happiness without eating and drinking.” [Translation by Areyvut]
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Suggested Discussion Questions:

1. How do eating and drinking contribute to happiness?

2. According to this text, how would you define happiness?

3. What is your own definition of happiness? How does it fit with this text?

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Time Period: Rabbinic (Maccabees through the Talmud)