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The Loaded Camel and the Burning Menorah

Intermediate Talmud: Tractate Shabbat, Lesson 11

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The Loaded Camel and the Burning Menorah: Intermediate Talmud: Tractate Shabbat, Lesson 11

The Talmud’s discussion about the Chanukah menorah digresses for a moment into the topic of liability for damages related to a camel laden with flax that catches on fire as it passes by a storefront.
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Torts; Damages, Talmud, Tractate Shabbat

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Sylvia uk August 31, 2015

low If the menorah is outside and you place it low a passing person wearing flowing clothes is at risk from the flame!

This is then the responsibility of the person lighting the menorah. Reply

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