Take One

Bava Metzia 99

Thinking win-win

June 6, 2024

Today’s Talmud page, Bava Metzia 99, wonders whether a person who has secretly moved into his pal’s empty home should pay the owner rent. Must every transaction have winners and losers? Or should we cultivate what a famous self-help author called the abundance mentality and strive for win-win situations in life? Listen and find out.

Take One
Bava Metzia 99
Thinking win-win
June 06, 2024
0:00 / 0:00
0:00
0:00 / 0:00 0:00 / 0:00

Like the show? Subscribe to our weekly newsletter. Send us a note at [email protected]. Follow us on X at @takeonedafyomi and join the conversation in the Take One Facebook group.

We think you may also enjoy Liel’s new book, How the Talmud Can Change Your Life: Surprisingly Modern Advice from a Very Old Book, available directly from the publisher or wherever you purchase books.

Take One is a Tablet Studios production. The show is hosted by Liel Leibovitz and is produced and edited by Josh Kross, Robert Scaramuccia, Quinn Waller, and Elie Bleier. Our team also includes Stephanie Butnick, Courtney Hazlett, and Tanya Singer.

Listen to the Testimonies Archive, a partnership between Tablet Studios and the USC Shoah Foundation, for eyewitness audio accounts from Israel in the wake of the Oct. 7 Hamas attacks.


Check out all of Tablet’s podcasts at tabletmag.com/podcasts.

Become a Member of Tablet

Get access to exclusive conversations, our custom app, and special perks from our favorite Jewish artists, creators, and businesses. You’ll not only join our community of editors, writers, and friends—you’ll be helping us rebuild this broken world.