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Bava Kamma

Bava Kamma 38

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 8, 2016 | ב׳ בתמוז תשע״ו

If either the injured animal or the one that injures is hekdesh, there is no payment.  If the animal who is injured belongs to a Canaanite, there is no payment.  However if the reverse is true, the Caananite must pay.  The Meiri limits this halacha and explains that the Caananite reference in the mishna would not be applicable to…

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Bava Kamma 39

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 9, 2016 | ג׳ בתמוז תשע״ו

As I’m teaching on Shabbat but won’t be able to record, attached is a sheet that organizes the daf. Study Guide Bava Kamma 39

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Bava Kamma 40

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 10, 2016 | ד׳ בתמוז תשע״ו

Study Guide Bava Kamma 40. An animal owned by one who is deaf, not mentally capable or a minor – they are not responsible for the animal.  However a guardian is appointed to be in charge.  Exactly what he pays and whose money he pays from and in which case is debated.  A braita is…

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Bava Kamma 41

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 11, 2016 | ה׳ בתמוז תשע״ו

Can a bull who was used in bullfight and killed someone be used as a sacrifice?  Rav and Shmuel argue about this.  If a shor tam who kills get stoned according to the Torah, how can you have a case of a shor muad who gets stoned?  The rabbis give several different scenarios of how…

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Bava Kamma 42

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 12, 2016 | ו׳ בתמוז תשע״ו

Three different explanations (in addition to the two taught yesterday) are brought to explain what the words in the verse regarding a shor tam “and the owner of the ox is clean (exempt)” come to exclude/teach.  Each is questioned as at first they each seem unnecessary but are then explained.

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Bava Kamma 43

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 13, 2016 | ז׳ בתמוז תשע״ו

A husband inherits his wife’s property that was owned by her but not money that will be coming to her after her death.  Therefore the ransom payment goes to her inheritors and not her husband.  There is a discussion about money that is owed to the woman – is that considered in her hands or…

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Bava Kamma 44

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 14, 2016 | ח׳ בתמוז תשע״ו

Why was it necessary for the verses in the Torah to specify that an animal is killed even if it killed a minor?  Is this the case also if it was a shor tam If an animal kills without intent to kill or with intent to kill an animal and killed a person and other…

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Bava Kamma 45

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 15, 2016 | ט׳ בתמוז תשע״ו

Once the animal is sentenced to death, it is forbidden to benefit from it.  Therefore at that point, if one sells it, the sale is invalid and likewise if one dedicates it to the temple, it is not holy and if one slaughters it, the meat is forbidden.  However before the sentence, all those acts…

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Bava Kamma 47

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 17, 2016 | י״א בתמוז תשע״ו

A pregnant cow damages but it is unclear if the calf was born before or after it damaged, the mishna says that half is paid from the cow and half from the calf. This doesn’t make sense as the owner of the damaged animal will get 3/4 instead of half damages!  Abaye and Rava each…

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Bava Kamma 48

By Michelle Cohen Farber / July 18, 2016 | י״ב בתמוז תשע״ו

Study Guide Bava Kamma 48. Rav’s opinion is that if one puts fruits in another’s property without permission, one is not responsible if an animal eats it and gets sick/dies from it.  His opinion is questioned by various tanaitic sources that seem to indicate otherwise.  Each one is answered up to fit in with Rav.…

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