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Bava Kamma

Bava Kamma 105

By Michelle Cohen Farber / September 13, 2016 | ื™ืณ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืขืดื•

The gemara establishes from the mishna and a braita that heirs need to pay the 1/5 that their fathers owe. ย The gemara then brings a braita which implies that they don’t. ย 2 answers are given to explain in which cases they do and in which they don’t. ย Since the mishna establishes that the obligation to…

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Bava Kamma 106

By Michelle Cohen Farber / September 14, 2016 | ื™ืดื ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืขืดื•

Rav Sheshet holds that once one denies a claim regarding an item he was watching, he becomes a robber and is obligated to pay even for accidental damages. ย Others question his opinion and counter that the change from shomer to robber happens only once he swears falsely. ย Various sources are brought to question Rav Sheshet…

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Bava Kamma 107

By Michelle Cohen Farber / September 15, 2016 | ื™ืดื‘ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืขืดื•

Rava’s explanation of Rav’s opinion (regarding one who takes an oath regarding a pikadonย and then witnesses come, he is no longer obligated to pay the owner), is questioned from Ravi Mamnuna’s understanding of Rav. ย But Rav Hamnuna’s understanding is reinterpreted in a way that fits in with Rava’s expalnation. ย 3 halachot are brought by Rabbi…

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Bava Kamma 108

By Michelle Cohen Farber / September 16, 2016 | ื™ืดื’ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืขืดื•

There is a three-way argument regarding the relationship between shlichut yadย (where the shomer used the item he was watching) to the case where the shomer claims the item was stolen.ย If the shomer used the item and then claimed it was stolen, is he obligated in the double payment or do we say that first he…

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Bava Kamma 110

By Michelle Cohen Farber / September 18, 2016 | ื˜ืดื• ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืขืดื•

If one steals from a convert, lies about it and then admits he lied, but the convert dies and has no heirs, one must return the item to the kohanim who are working on that week’s rotation,mishmar. ย The gemara discusses a range of halachot that deal with when things have to go to the kohanim…

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Bava Kamma 111

By Michelle Cohen Farber / September 19, 2016 | ื˜ืดื– ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืขืดื•

The case of stealing from a convert who subsequently dies and the money as well as the sacrifice is brought to the kohen. ย Cases are brought where the money and the sacrifice are brought to 2 different rotations of kohanim and what is done is discussed and argued depending on the situation. ย The asham brought…

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Bava Kamma 112

By Michelle Cohen Farber / September 20, 2016 | ื™ืดื– ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืขืดื•

The different opinions of amoraim regarding whether or not the owner gave up or whether an inheritor is considered like a buyer (that if the owner gives up on getting the item back and it changes hands from the robber to another person, he acquires the item legally) are questioned based on tannaitic sources on…

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Bava Kamma 113

By Michelle Cohen Farber / September 21, 2016 | ื™ืดื— ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืขืดื•

If someone doesn’t show up in court or says the document is false (after it was proven to be a good document), how much time to you give someone before you allow the other side to demand the money from his property? ย What does it depend on? ย An adrachta is the document they write allowing…

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Bava Kamma 114

By Michelle Cohen Farber / September 22, 2016 | ื™ืดื˜ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืขืดื•

More laws relating to dealings with non Jews – do you need to return items to non Jews, do you need to correct a mistake that he made in your favor? ย Rava brings 5 laws that relate to how we view the halacha of Shmuel that the law of the land is the law –…

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Bava Kamma 115

By Michelle Cohen Farber / September 23, 2016 | ื›ืณ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืขืดื•

The rabbis instituted takanat hashukย to protect buyers from responsibility from buying stolen items. ย The takana is that if someone claims that the item is theirs, they can take it back but need to reimburseย them the amount that they paid for the item. ย Does this apply also in the case where the thief was caught? ย Can…

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