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Bava Batra 5: Ravina vs. Ronya

The case of an inner all and an outer wall – can one party induce the other the participate in payment for fencing just by virtue of putting them up – a court case between Ravina and Ronya. Also, a new mishnah! On the obligation when a courtyard wall collapses and neighbors all need to pay in to construct a new wall, of at least 4 amot high. Always, the one who claims he has contributed needs to prove it. The Gemara introduces a time factor – when the debt comes due.

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Anne Gordon is the deputy editor of Ops & Blogs at The Times of Israel. She is a veteran educator, having taught in high school and post-high school institutions in Israel and America for several decades. Yardaena Osband is a pediatrician and teaches in her community and online. They both hail from Boston, proud alumna of Maimonides School, where they first learned Gemara. Talking Talmud is their conversation (via podcast) on the daf yomi. They say: "Learning the daf? We have something for you to think about. Not learning the daf? We have something for you to think about! (Along with a taste of the daf...) Join the conversation with us!"
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