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Daf Yomi

Priorities ‘According To Their Wisdom And Their Age’ (Bava Basra 120a)

When ‘He Who Can’t Swear Must Pay’ Doesn’t Apply (Siman 75:14)

Another example of a case in which the Modeh Bemikzat oath of partial admission imposed by the Torah does not apply is where the amount admitted is less than a minimum amount of two kesef silver coins.

Seforim Exchange

He discovered the Mikraos Gedolos cost about 35 percent more than the Mishnah Berurah.

Daf Yomi

Final And Proper Honors ‘In A Grave Not His Own?’ (Baba Basra 112b)

What You Don’t Know May Hurt (Siman 75:13) – Continued from Last Week

The plaintiff is entitled to the entire maneh without having to swear.

Take It For Him!

A person cannot be forced to receive something against his will, replied Rabbi Dayan. Therefore, the recipient has the 'upper hand' and can choose either to uphold the gift retroactively or to refuse it.

Why Jewish Criminal Law Tilts Heavily Toward The Accused (Bava Batra 93a)

The burden of proof required in dinei nefashot, capital cases, is heavier than the burden of proof required dinei mamonot, monetary cases.

Taking The Law Into One’s Own Hands (Siman 75:13) – Continued from last week

In this case, if the defendant had wanted to lie, he could have – instead of admitting he snatched it and explaining that it was stolen from him – simply denied that he snatched it altogether.

Daf Yomi

At First Glance ‘While You Were Feasting On The Dates Of Babylon…’ (Baba Basra 107b)

Pool Barrier

The contractor warned me that the local safety code requires a barrier around the pool. He's supposed to come in two weeks to install it.

Is One Required To Live In Israel? (Bava Batra 91a)

Although it is preferable to live in Israel, there is no obligation to go. However, once you live in Israel, there is an obligation not to leave.

When Swearing That A Witness Is Lying Doesn’t Help (Siman 75:13)

A defendant who is faced with one witness who testifies that he borrowed money is allowed to swear that he never borrowed any money and receive judgment in his favor.

Daf Yomi

Law Of Averages ‘Catacombs Are Four Cubits Long’ (Bava Basra 100b)

Sefirat HaOmer As A Period Of Mourning

The behavior of Rabbi Akiva’s students left them particularly vulnerable between Pesach and Shavuot since this period is a time of celestial judgment.

Daf Yomi

Consequential Limitations ‘Seeds That Did Not Sprout’ (Bava Basra 92a)

Lost Bag

He considers it direct damage and writes that even a guardian who is exempt from negligence [e.g., be'alav imo] or even a person who is not a guardian, is liable in such a case.

Sefirat HaOmer

Whereas one week is sufficient to restore an individual to his natural state of divine purity, the entire nation required seven weeks.

One Who Cannot Swear Must Pay (Siman 75:12)

The Torah believes the testimony of one witness that the defendant does not deny under oath – as if it were the testimony of two witnesses.

Daf Yomi

Rabbi Nechunia’s Prayer ‘ Even So, An Actual Incident Is Greater’ (Bava Basra 83a)

Chametz Delivery

After a couple of hours in the kitchen, the meat was on the fire, the chicken in the oven, and some kugels already out on the table.

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