The Talmud tells us that a lamp is lit over the head of each unborn child in its mother’s womb, enabling it to perceive all the ways of God throughout the world.
The woman’s defense to the husband’s claim for reimbursement that she merely co-signed the note at his request but did not, in fact, receive any of the borrowed money, will be rejected unless she has a migo.
Mr. Muller spoke with some of the senior employees, who traveled often. He heard from them different approaches regarding travel expenses.
Siddurim On A Bimah ‘The Heart Of Beis Din Provides For It’ (Shavuos 11a)
Once inside the ir miklat, the law prohibited the goel hadam from avenging the deceased’s blood.
Leprosy? ‘Any Kohen Who Is Not An Expert…’ (Shavuos 6a)
You are only required to pay what she charged in the past, answered Rabbi Dayan. However, I would recommend reaching a compromise with her.
In addressing the question of which devices may be used to remove one’s beard without violating the Torah prohibition, halachic literature focuses on the extent to which these devices function like a razor blade.
A Threat To Life And Limb ‘How Many Lashes Are Given Him?’ (Makkos 22a-b)
The reason the defendant is entitled to refuse to repay the loan or to return the deposit to only one of its owners is that he accepted the money or the deposit from both.
In the case of eidei hachashah, however, the second pair of witnesses testifies that the crime never occurred.
When Shraga was ready to go back, Ari looked in the closet, but the shirt was missing.
The underlying loan survives as the obligation of the borrower even after the release of the first guarantor.
There are, however, times when the concern of Chillul Hashem is so paramount that one must choose to die rather than violate any prohibition in public.
Entitlements ‘Not Returned To His Former Prominence’ (Makkos 12a)
But I bought the gem from you and gave you the money, reasoned Mr. Silver. You owe me the money; you go deal with the seller!
The lender who sued must hold half of what he collected on trust for the other lender.
The authority to incarcerate a person and deny freedom in certain situations is part of halacha le Moshe Mi’Sinai, the Oral Law conveyed by God to Moshe and by Moshe to the people of Israel.
But I borrowed the phone, so your liability is to me, responded Avi. Who cares what went on between me and Yitzi?
The Red Sea’s Argument ‘Relatives Of A Guarantor’ (Makos 7a)
The borrower who paid the entire loan would, of course, have a claim for reimbursement against the co-borrower for the amount he repaid on his behalf.
Without Warning ‘But You Were With Us…’ (Makkos 2a)
"I didn't knowingly damage," pointed out Mrs. Neuman. "I didn't intend to upset the table."
A judge must open the proceedings by urging the litigants to settle the dispute by way of compromise.
Is Silence Golden ? ‘Iyov, Who Was Silent …’ (Sanhedrin 106a)