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“Then how do we evaluate it?” asked Sam.

“Since Mr. Farber agreed to the work of this contractor,” said Rabbi Dayan, “Mr. Green should give a clear calculation of his appraisal – according to his billing standard, or as a proportion of the entire fence – and Mr. Farber must pay that.” (Pischei Choshen, Sechirus 8:11)

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About the Author: Rabbi Meir Orlian is a faculty member of the Business Halacha Institute, headed by HaRav Chaim Kohn, a noted dayan. To receive BHI’s free newsletter, Business Weekly, send an e-mail to subscribe@businesshalacha.com. For questions regarding business halacha issues, or to bring a BHI lecturer to your business or shul, call the confidential hotline at 877-845-8455 or e-mail ask@businesshalacha.com.


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