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Bava Kamma

Bava Kamma 15

By Michelle Cohen Farber / June 15, 2016 | ื˜ืณ ื‘ืกื™ื•ืŸ ืชืฉืขืดื•

Study Guide Bava Kamma 15. The gemara continues to explain the mishna – who can function as a beit din, who cannot testify, how we know that women are responsible for damages as men, in what way does the one whose property was damaged also have to “pay”? ย In a case where an animal damages…

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Bava Kamma 16

By Michelle Cohen Farber / June 16, 2016 | ื™ืณ ื‘ืกื™ื•ืŸ ืชืฉืขืดื•

Study Guide Bava Kamma 16. The mishna lists 5 cases of a shor tam and 5 cases of muad and a list of animals who are always considered muad. ย  There are various problems in the simple reading of the mishna which leads to 4 different interpretations offered in the gemara for understanding it. ย A…

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Bava Kamma 17

By Michelle Cohen Farber / June 17, 2016 | ื™ืดื ื‘ืกื™ื•ืŸ ืชืฉืขืดื•

The first perek ends with statements about the importance of doing acts of kindness and learning Torah. ย The next perek begins with details of regel – damaging with ones feet and the sibcategories of regel. ย The law of tzrorot is brought up – indirectly causing damage and there is a debate between the rabbis and…

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Bava Kamma 19

By Michelle Cohen Farber / June 19, 2016 | ื™ืดื’ ื‘ืกื™ื•ืŸ ืชืฉืขืดื•

How do we view indirect damage – is it like keren and does it have all the criteria of keren or is it like regel and it has the criteria of regel ย Or does it depend of whether the indirect damage was done in a typical way or an atypical way?

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Bava Kamma 20

By Michelle Cohen Farber / June 20, 2016 | ื™ืดื“ ื‘ืกื™ื•ืŸ ืชืฉืขืดื•

Study Guide Bava Kamma 20. What types of damages fall into the category of eating. ย If eating is exempt in public property, what happens if an item rolled from public to private or vice-versa. ย If the animal ate food in the public domain, the owner is exempt. ย However if he benefited from what he ate,…

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Bava Kamma 21

By Michelle Cohen Farber / June 21, 2016 | ื˜ืดื• ื‘ืกื™ื•ืŸ ืชืฉืขืดื•

The rabbis continue to debate the issue of someone who lives in someone else’s property without his knowledge – does he need to pay him rent or not? ย The gemara bring an argument between Rav and Shmuel and debates exactly what their argument is about and whether or not they are arguing about soemthing the…

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Bava Kamma 22

By Michelle Cohen Farber / June 22, 2016 | ื˜ืดื– ื‘ืกื™ื•ืŸ ืชืฉืขืดื•

Study Guide Bava Kamma 22. Rabbi Yochanan and Reish Lakish debate: Is one liable for fire because the fire is like a manย shooting an arrowย (like the category of man damaging) or is it because the fire is considered his property (like an ox or a pit)? ย The gemara attempts unsuccessfully to prove Rabbi Yochanan’s approach,…

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Bava Kamma 23

By Michelle Cohen Farber / June 23, 2016 | ื™ืดื– ื‘ืกื™ื•ืŸ ืชืฉืขืดื•

Study Guide Bava Kamma 23. Rabbi Yochanan’s approach that fire is like a person shooting arrows is questioned and it is explained that he holds that it is both like arrows and because it’s his property. ย When a cow eats someone’s food and brings the food into its mouth, is it considered that it is…

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Bava Kamma 24

By Michelle Cohen Farber / June 24, 2016 | ื™ืดื— ื‘ืกื™ื•ืŸ ืชืฉืขืดื•

How does an animal become a shor muad ย Do the occurances need to be on separate days or can they be all in the same day? ย How can we go back to determining that he is no longer dangerous and can be consideredย as a shor tam.ย According to one opinion the instances need to be on…

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Bava Kamma 26

By Michelle Cohen Farber / June 26, 2016 | ื›ืณ ื‘ืกื™ื•ืŸ ืชืฉืขืดื•

Study Guide Bava Kamma 26. The gemara suggests all sorts of kal vahomer arguments that raise doubts on many of the halachot we have been learning. ย However they are all rejected based on inferences from the verses in the Torah. ย Is there a ransom payment only by keren type damages or would one also be…

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