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Bava Kama 96

Slow jamming the Talmud

February 6, 2024

Today’s Talmud page, Bava Kama 96, is a discussion of whether a robber must pay back the value of the oxen that they stole, or whether they must also include in their payment some portion of the enhancement of the land that occurred while the robber used the animals to work the land. The discussion ends with Rabbi Nachman agreeing that a payment beyond the value of the oxen is unusual but was necessary in a specific case because the robber was infamous and needed additional punishment. Are there times when the general rules should be ignored in favor of looking at the specifics of a case? Listen and find out.

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Bava Kama 96
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