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Bava Metzia
Teacher Title Abstract Course
Rav Yair Kahn Introduction Masekhtot - Iyun
Harav Baruch Gigi Yachloku - daf 2a The mishna (daf 2a) discusses a scenario where two people appear before beit din, clutching onto a talit (garment). Each one claims that he found the talit, thus granting him sole ownership thereof. Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn Daf 94a - 95a Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn The Responsibility of a Sho'el (95b) Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn Yehei Munach Ad She-yavo Eliyahu Our mishna applies yachloku where the two litigants holding on to the talit claim "I FOUND it first." There is a debate among the Rishonim concerning a case where the respective claim of the litigants is "I personally WOVE it" - "ani aragtiha." Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Moshe Taragin She'ila Be-Ba'alim The Mishna (Bava Metzia 94a) discusses the din of she'ila be-ba'alim: If one BORROWS a cow and contracts its owner (ba'al) to work for him, he is NOT liable for damages, should anything happen to the animal. Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn Mamon Ha-mutal Be-safek - The Dispute of Simkhus and Chakhamim Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn Shiur #04 (5776): The Religious Dimension of Jewish Civil Law Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Ezra Bick Shemira Be-Ba'alim (95b) Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Binyamin Tabory Shiur #05 (5776): Can One Witness or a Migu Preclude the Obligation of an Oath? Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Ezra Bick Daf 96a Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Moshe Taragin R. Chiya Kamayta Having already addressed the basis of the halakha of modeh be-miktzat and the factors which generate an obligation to take an oath, we now turn our attention to the question of Rav Chiya. Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav David Brofsky Shelichut and Be-Ba'alim Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon Hoda'at Ba'al Din Our sugya (daf 3b) deals with the relationship between hoda'at ba'al din (the admission of the defendant) and testimony of witnesses. Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn Meita Machmat Melakha (96b) Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn The Kal Va-chomer From Hoda'a to Eidim (3b) One who altogether denies a monetary claim against him need not take a shevu'a de-orayta (oath mandated by the Torah), and must take only a shevu'at heset (oath instituted by Chazal). Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Shmuel Ziderman Be-Idan Avidetaihu (97a) Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Joshua Amaru What Generates the Obligation of a Shevu'a In a previous shiur, we addressed R. Chiya's assertion that the defendant is obligated to take an oath in a situation where two witnesses testify that he owes part of a claim which he completely denies. Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Ezra Bick Heilakh - 4a The gemara's second version of R. Chiya's statement concerns the halakha of "heilakh." Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Binyamin Tabory Does One Witness Preclude the Obligation of an Oath Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Eli Schorr Daf 4b Ein Nishba'in Al Kefirat Shi'abud Karka'ot The gemara (daf 4b) discusses the rule "ein nishba'in al kefirat shi'abud karka'ot" - there is no vow taken in the case of a denial of a monetary obligation on which there is a lein of land. According to this rule the Gemara suggests that, as a rule there can be no vow in the case of a shtar. This law will be the focus of our shiur this week. Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn The Religious Dimension of Jewish Civil Law Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn One Who Admits to the Claim in Regard to Land But Denies the Claim in Regard to Vessels – The Relationship Between the Claim and the Admission Daf 4b: This shiur will deal with a claim consisting of two parts, one relating to land and the other relating to vessels (movables). Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Yair Kahn 4b - Gilgul Shevu'a According to the Gemara's conclusion (4b), the mishna in Shavuot comes to teach us the concept of "gilgul shevu'a". The Gemara in Masekhet Kiddushin (27b) establishes the Torah origin of the gilgul shevu'a provision, and derives it from the oath taken by the sota. Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Mitokh She-eino Yakhol Lehishava - Mishalem Tosafot (5a s.v. She-kenegdo) take note of the prescribed procedure when a defendant who is obligated to swear cannot do so because he is chashud - not trustworthy (e.g., has lied in the past). Masekhtot - Iyun

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