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Bava Kamma 19: Wag the Dog

More, yes, on attenuated causation. [Who’s Who: Rabbi Yehudah Nesiah] What about a wagging tail? Does the animal’s owner need to hold on to the tail to prevent any potential damage? That seems a bit much. Also, a new mishnah – with additional considerations, such as whether the damage takes place in the public domain. With a greater focus on “shen,” tooth, eating.

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