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Bava Kamma 61: It’s No Surprise That Buildings Contain Things

Several mishnayot. Beginning with more on fire, if it crossed a public road, a river, a wall – barriers that usually prevent the spread of fire. With a delving into issues of the wall. Plus, recognizing different kinds of fire. Also, fire set on another’s property. And what about if that fire destroys things that were hidden, such that the fire-setter wouldn’t have known to expect them to be there? It’s a machloket if he has to pay.

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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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