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Money Matters

Discovering Talmudic Principles

This Talmud course will be exploring and analyzing the fifth chapter of tractate Bava Kama, which focuses – among other subjects – on fundamental principles related to monetary litigations and the court procedures for adjudicating them.

Oxen Collision
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Oxen Collision
The Talmud on Money Matters, Lesson 1
Meet your Talmudic adjuster! This lesson introduces some guiding principles for liability of damages caused by collision of one’s possession and property.
Money in Dispute, Part 1
The Talmud on Money Matters, Lesson 2
The Talmud discusses how to resolve monetary disputes. When presented with a monetary doubt, do we have the two sides split the pot or is the burden of proof on the claimant?
Money in Dispute, Part 2
The Talmud on Money Matters, Lesson 3
In this lesson we continue to explore the underlying principles on how to resolve cases of monetary doubt.
Defective Merchandise, Part 1
The Talmud on Money Matters, Lesson 4
Careful examination of a few seemingly extra words in the Talmud, leads us to an argument between Rav and Shmuel related to cancelling a sale.
Defective Merchandise, Part 2
The Talmud on Money Matters, Lesson 5
We continue to analyze the debate between Rav and Shmuel related to cancelling a sale, and probe the underlying reasoning for each position and thereby discover important monetary principles.