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Bava Metiza 11: The Will to Acquire

A new mishnah – on the acquisition effected by a courtyard. How does the transfer of ownership take effect? What if the “courtyard” is an open field? What if the owner isn’t present to demonstrate intent and/or to guard it? Plus, the case of a divorce, where the husband’s intent acquires the bill of divorce to the woman – unless her courtyard is sufficient.

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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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