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Bava Kamma 57: Shomer Sacher vs Shomer Chinam

The daf explores a disagreement between Rabbah and Rav Yosef over the status of person watching a lost object. Rabbah compares this to a Shomer chinam who is not liable if the object is lost or stolen. Rav Yosef compares this to a Shomer Sacher who would be liable if the object is lost or stolen.

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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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