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Bava Kamma

Bava Kamma 2

By Michelle Cohen Farber / June 2, 2016 | ื›ืดื” ื‘ืื™ื™ืจ ืชืฉืขืดื•

Study Guide Bava Kamma 2. The mishna sets up 4 main categories of damages – an ox, a pit, maveh (acording to the gemara either man or the teeth of an animal) and fire. ย The mishna makes a few distinctions between the categories. ย The gemara then compares it to the laws of shabbat and impurities…

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Bava Kamma 3

By Michelle Cohen Farber / June 3, 2016 | ื›ืดื• ื‘ืื™ื™ืจ ืชืฉืขืดื•

The gemara goes through the subcategories of each category of damages in order to determine in which case Rav Papa was referring to when he said that the subcategory is different from the category.

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Bava Kamma 5

By Michelle Cohen Farber / June 5, 2016 | ื›ืดื— ื‘ืื™ื™ืจ ืชืฉืขืดื•

Study Guide Bava Kamma 5. The gemara compares different lists compiled by tanaim about damages – each lists includes additional items. ย The gemara discusses why one didn’t include what the other included. ย  The gemara then goes back to our mishna which compared the 4 nezikin and discusses further differences between the categories and why…

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Bava Kamma 6

By Michelle Cohen Farber / June 6, 2016 | ื›ืดื˜ ื‘ืื™ื™ืจ ืชืฉืขืดื•

Study Guide Bava Kamma 6. The gemara assumes that when the mishna mentions the common denominator between all 4 categories of damages, it must be to include an additional case that we wouldn’t have been able to learn from a particular category. ย There are 4 cases brought that are each unique and needed to be…

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Bava Kamma 7

By Michelle Cohen Farber / June 7, 2016 | ืืณ ื‘ืกื™ื•ืŸ ืชืฉืขืดื•

Study Guide Bava Kamma 7.The gemara tries to understand what Rabbi Akiva meant by kal vahomer lehekdesh. ย What is the case of hekdesh Abaye brings a contradiction – on the one hand one needs to pay from the best of his land. ย On the other hand a braita says that he can even pay from…

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Bava Kamma 8

By Michelle Cohen Farber / June 8, 2016 | ื‘ืณ ื‘ืกื™ื•ืŸ ืชืฉืขืดื•

Is the term “best land” relative to the world or relative to one’s own land? ย various sources are brought to attempt to resolve this question. ย If one sells 3 different types of property to 3 different people either all on the same day or on separate days, does the one claiming the land in return…

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Bava Kamma 9

By Michelle Cohen Farber / June 9, 2016 | ื’ืณ ื‘ืกื™ื•ืŸ ืชืฉืขืดื•

Study Guide Bava Kamma 9. Abaya brings different cases about someone who buys land from someone who bought liened property. ย Can he take the property from either one? ย Rav Huna says one who needs to pay damages can pay either with money or property. ย Rav Asi says the same thing but the gemara first challenges…

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Bava Kamma 10

By Michelle Cohen Farber / June 10, 2016 | ื“ืณ ื‘ืกื™ื•ืŸ ืชืฉืขืดื•

In what way is the ox more stringent/unique than the other cases? ย In what way is the pit more stringent? ย And in what way is fire more stringent? ย If you are partially responsible for damages, you need to pay full damages. ย What case is this referring to? ย A braita explains: if one digs a pit…

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Bava Kamma 13

By Michelle Cohen Farber / June 13, 2016 | ื–ืณ ื‘ืกื™ื•ืŸ ืชืฉืขืดื•

Study Guide Bava Kamma 13. The gemara analyzes the meaning of 3 statements of the mishna that delineate the cases in which one is obligated in damages – items not responsible for meila, items of those part of the covenant, and items that are designated (to a specific owner).

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Bava Kamma 14

By Michelle Cohen Farber / June 14, 2016 | ื—ืณ ื‘ืกื™ื•ืŸ ืชืฉืขืดื•

Study Guide Bava Kamma 14. What are the levels of responsibility in a commonly owned property. ย What if it was commonly owned for produce but not for animals? ย The next mishna lists conditions for how the money gets paid. ย The terms in the mishna are very unclear and the gemara works on explaining them.

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