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Bava Kamma 107: How Can the Torah’s Words Be Out of Order?!

One who falsely claims that a thief stole collateral – the obligation to pay fines for that false claim only once the false claim is proven. Which leads into a discussion of “agreeing to part” of a claim. The discussion is based on the biblical words, “ki hu zeh,” which the Gemara explains needs rephrasing. Which is a dramatic statement for us to learn. Also, a review/introduction of the 4 shomerim (guardians, custodians).

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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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