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Does the Torah give me the right to stop other people using (for example) my garden as a short-cut between two places?

If I try to prevent this trespass, am I to be criticised (say for withholding a good from others)?

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Why would they have the right to use your property? – Double AA Apr 17 '13 at 17:07
זה נהנה וזה לא חסר and/or הזק ראיה אין שמו היזק I don't know – Avrohom Yitzchok Apr 17 '13 at 18:44
related: Talmud Eruvin 53B - hebrewbooks.org/shas.aspx?mesechta=3&daf=53b&format=pdf: "רבי יהושע בן חנניה מימי לא נצחני אדם חוץ מאשה תינוק ותינוקת...תינוקת מאי היא פעם אחת הייתי מהלך בדרך והיתה דרך עוברת בשדה והייתי מהלך בה אמרה לי תינוקת אחת רבי לא שדה היא זו אמרתי לה לא דרך כבושה היא אמרה לי ליסטים כמותך כבשוה" – Menachem Apr 17 '13 at 18:47
Does it matter if your property is in Israel? – Charles Koppelman Apr 17 '13 at 20:10
I would certainly like to know the law outside of Israel (as well as in Israel). – Avrohom Yitzchok Apr 17 '13 at 21:01

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