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Bava Kamma 54: When an Ox is More than an Ox

The Gemara discusses the case of a blind or deaf Ox that causes damages. Then a new Mishnah that teaches there are eight times in the Torah where a specific animal is mentioned in relation to a law but the law applies to all animals and birds. The Gemara questions when the word Kol is used is it to be understood as inclusionary or part of a generalization, specification, generalization sequence.

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Anne and Yardaena

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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