How Kosher? Bava Kamma 69

The poskim discuss different cases of people who transgress, and how we relate to them, in light of Rabban Shimon Ben Gamliel (Rashbag)’s opinion. ...

Insights on Bava Kamma – 69

Bittul   Tosfos (69a kol hanilkat) discusses how the part of the vineyard that grew after the Tznuim’s declaration did not prohibit the rest of the...

Bereirah – Bava Kamma 69

In the course of discussing Rabbi Yochanan’s statements, the Gemora introduces the concept of bereirah.  Bereirah is a wide ranging concept, appearing throughout Shas,...

Paying for its Worth at the Beginning – Bava Kamma 65

Rav said: A thief must pay the principle according to the value of the stolen object at the time that it was stolen. He...

Exemption when One Admits to a Fine – Bava Kamma 64

The Gemora asks: According to the opinion (63b) who holds that one verse teaches us about the thief himself and the other deals with...

Gematriya – Bava Kamma 63

Rabbi Chiya bar Abba said in the name of Rabbi Yochanan: If a man puts forward a claim of theft (and he swore to...

Placement of the Chanukah Candle – Bava Kamma 62

The Shulchan Aruch (H”M 418:12) and the Rambam (Nizkei Mamon 14:13) rule against Rabbi Yehudah, and hold the store owner liable for his Chanukah...

Taiku in Monetary Halachah – B”K 62

Our Gemora contains two instances of Taiku – an unresolved question.  Taiku’s are very common throughout Shas, and are generally considered a full fledged...

Takkanas Nigzal – Bava Kamma 62

The Gemora lists a number of diverse cases where the Sages applied the rule for the robbery victim, without clarifying in exactly what circumstances...

Burning Hidden Things – Bava Kamma 62

Halachah   The Shulchan Aruch (H”M, 418:13) rules like the Chachamim, that one who burns a fire is not liable for embedded items (tamun).  As the...