There are a number of conditions that must be met for a false oath to fall into the category of Shevuat Ha’eidut.
"You're kidding!" exclaimed Mr. Meyer. "That's my missing coat! Someone exchanged coats with me last year in shul. Funny that it wound up in your hands!"
The First And The Final ‘Aleph Lamed Chol, Yud Keh Kodesh’ (Shavuos 35b)
Generally speaking there is a rule that a debt cannot be enforced against minor heirs because they have no ability to defend themselves.
Mr. Weiss rushed into his study. To his dismay, Mr. Miller’s envelope with the money also was gone. He immediately notified the police.
Posthaste ‘And He Simply Said: Bread’ (Shavuos 26b)
If the debtor claims to have repaid the loan so early that day, the only possible scenario is that he actually paid it yesterday, the day prior to the maturity date.
Why was King David denied the eternal honor of building the Beit HaMikdash? Did God not command him to fight wars?
Although Shimon’s right of collection against Reuven’s estate preceded Levi’s, Levi did not violate Shimon’s prior right to the assets of Reuven’s estate.
K’vod Ha’brios ‘Excluding Where He Was Preoccupied’ (Shavuos 18b-19a)
While in Israel, Dov purchased two large portraits. With the frames, the total price came to 1,200 NIS.
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.