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.
Staying Alive Underwater ‘She Has Already Ascended’ (Bava Kamma 50a)
Honoring A Father’s Wishes ‘ He Shall Give It To Whom He Has Trespassed’ (Bava Kamma 40b)
Yehuda hit the brakes – but they didn't respond. He veered into the shoulder and crashed into the barrier.
A Matter of Anticipation ‘A Stone Flew From His Hand, And Another Put Out His Head From A Window …’ (Bava Kamma 33a)
When an illegal act incurs corporal punishment or lashes (malkot) and monetary liability, the rule of kam lei also applies.
After Mr. Weiser left, Mr. Lander opened the envelope. He counted the money and found $600. There were five one-hundred dollar bills and five twenties. "That's strange," Mr. Lander said. "He only owed $480."
Taking The Law Into One’s Own Hands ‘Break His Teeth And Tell Him I Am Taking Mine’ (Bava Kamma 27b)
Are all dogs inherently vicious? Is there such a thing as a tame dog?