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Bava Metzia 97: When the Mice Unite against a Cat

Stories! Unexpected work related harm – gender dynamics and the unlikelihood of mice going after a cat. That is, circumstances of death that we don’t expect. Plus, issues of an owner’s liability and how to maneuver around it. Also, a new mishnah on how the borrower differs from the renter in terms of liability when a borrower (or rented) animal dies while being either borrowed or rented.

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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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