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Tadir Kodem. Why?

The Gemara in Zevachim 89A explains that Tadir is a Gezeiras Hakasuv. Having said that, perhaps we can offer a novel explanation as to why it is like that. The Rambam Tamidin 9:2 says that Tadir and ...
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How do we know the Rambam is so exact?

This approach, which sees the Rambam as having been precise, systematic and rigorous, in his restatement of the halakhah in the Mishneh Torah, has roots way further than Brisk or the other ...
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