This article presents a unified reading of m. Yadayim 3:5–4:4, arguing that this passage reflects the only extended foundational narrative for Rabbinic Judaism in the Mishnah proper. It presents a distinctive account of the birth of rabbinic Judaism, which is portrayed as having occurred on one auspicious day sometime in the Yavne period.
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- Mishnah -- Yadayim -- 3, mishnah 5-4, mishnah 4 -- Commentaries
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