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Posted on: May 21st, 2015
The Honor Of Reading The Kesubah
‘Witnesses Sign Only After Reading…’
Posted on: May 14th, 2015
“Such And Such [I Give My Son]…”
"A person who borrowed without a written loan document, even in the presence of witnesses, is believed with a heses – rabbinic – oath to say that he repaid,"
Posted on: May 7th, 2015
During the course of the year, though, political events in the Persian Gulf caused the cost of gasoline to rise. Prices climbed from $2.50 a gallon to $4.00.
‘He Sold Because He Ostensibly Needed The Funds’
Posted on: April 30th, 2015
"There is a diamond necklace that I wear on special occasions," Mrs. Miller told her husband. "It was recently appraised at $6,000. If need be, we can give that as collateral."
The Debt Lives On
‘The Orphans’ Mitzvah To Repay Their Father’s Debts’
Posted on: April 23rd, 2015
In order to be free of the negative consequences of violating a shvu’ah or a neder, the shvu’ah or neder themselves must be annulled.
"I accept the ruling," said Mr. Broyer, "but would like to understand the reasoning."
Ramifications Of A Printers Error
‘The Note Holder’s Burden of Proof’
Posted on: April 16th, 2015
Oh My, It’s Copper!
‘…And One Who Is A Coppersmith’
The omer sacrifice of loose barley flour was more fitting for animal consumption than human consumption and symbolizes the depths to which the Jewish slaves had sunk.
"The problem is that the sum total is listed is $17,000. However, when you add the sums mentioned, it is clear that the total of $17,000 is an error. Thus, Mr. Broyer owes me $18,000, not $17,000."
Posted on: April 9th, 2015
In most communities the rabbi will perform the eruv ceremony on Erev Yom Tov for all community members.
‘Determining The Daughter’s Status’
"The guiding principle regarding work terms is: hakol keminhag hamidina – everything in accordance with the common practice," replied Rabbi Dayan.
Posted on: April 2nd, 2015
A Woman Of Valor
‘Would That He Listen To Me…’
"No, I can't take more than $65," protested Mrs. Fleisher. "You may not owe me more than that."
Are you kidding? You know the non‑Jew is not going to consume your chametz. He is not really paying you for it; neither is he taking possession of it.
Posted on: March 26th, 2015
"If I notify people, nobody will buy the matzos!" exclaimed Mr. Mandel. "Once the halachic advisory panel ruled leniently, why can't I sell the matzos regularly?"
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