Uktzim

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Uktzim (Hebrew: עוקצים ʿUq'ṣim, "Stems") is the last volume (or "tractate") of the Order of Tohorot in the Mishnah. It is the last tractate in the Mishnah, it consists of three chapters. Uktzim describes the various forms of tumah having to do with fruits' and vegetables' external parts such as stems and or peels.

There is no Gemara for Uktzim in either the Babylonian or Jerusalem Talmud.

This tractate features the teaching of the Amora Rabbi Yehoshua ben Levi, which is peculiar since Mishnayot are typically authored by Tannaim.

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