The Messenger Or The Message? ‘How Do We View This Agent?’ (Bava Kamma 104a)
Asher had Yankel summoned to Rabbi Dayan's beis din. He presented his claim; Yankel denied it.
Even in the Diaspora Jews need some Jewish judicial system for dealing with one another.
Possession Is 100 Percent Of The Law ‘Stolen Chametz Became Forbidden Due To The Intervening Passover’ (Bava Kamma 96b)
The case was complicated. There were disagreements over factual issues with conflicting evidence; the halacha was also subject to a wide-ranging dispute between the authorities.
The Lost Or Relinquished Kesubah ‘A Couple May Not Live Even One Moment Without A Kesubah’ (Bava Kamma 89a)
Hillel felt the counselors and camp administration did not have sufficient authority to deal with Bernie. Reluctantly, he agreed to sell the bat to Bernie for $200.
Where there is no clear practice, the families can withhold the fee until the wedding.
A Dog’s Life ‘Raising Dogs Is Like Raising Pigs’ (Bava Kamma 83a)
Consent, however, is an elastic phrase under Jewish law and can be stretched almost to breaking point.
Unkosher Tefillin From A Kosher Animal ‘Shechitah Does Not Make The Meat Permissible’ (Bava Kamma 76b)
What are the main changes when Tisha B'Av falls on Shabbat or Sunday?
When the fast is postponed to Sunday or when Tisha B’Av occurs on Sunday, the final meal eaten before the beginning of the fast is the seudah shelishit, the third meal of Shabbat.
The Torah holds that the one who created the hazard is liable, even if he does not own it.
Suffer The Thief ‘One Stole And Another Stole It From Him …’ (Bava Kamma 68a)
The two came before Rabbi Dayan.
Clearly, one’s liability for guarding the lost ring depends on the interpretation of the Talmudic dictum of osek bemitzvah.
A Tale Of Two Cities ‘The Destructive Force Does Not Distinguish Between Good And Evil’ (Bava Kamma 60a)
According to Rav Moshe Feinstein, the First Period commences on the morning of the Seventeenth of Tammuz rather than the night following the Sixteenth of Tammuz.
"Could you please take my wallet?" Menachem asked. "I have two thousand cash in it. Make sure to put it in the safe."
Napoleon said referring to the Jews, "Certainly a people which has mourned the loss of their Temple for so long, will merit to see it rebuilt!"
Who Permitted Eating Turkey? ‘Geese And Wild Geese Are Forbidden Together’ (Bava Kamma 55a)
"That's makes him a rasha [transgressor] who is disqualified from testifying."
"I have no way of paying you back in the near future," said Mr. Stein. "I have no more assets to sell."
All persons accused of murder were confined to the cities of refuge during their trial in the Sanhedrin.