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My brother recently introduced me to some new Halachot (laws) about not giving gifts to gentiles and not complimenting them. What are the pertinent Halachot that I should be aware of, so that I'll have an idea of which situations I need to be careful about or ask a rabbi about?

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related/duplicate: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/12213/… –  Michoel Jul 27 '13 at 8:49
    
@Michoel but that question is about Xmas not in general. –  Hacham Gabriel Jul 28 '13 at 2:00
    
I didn't mean to say it was for sure a duplicate (nor did I vote to close it as such), just that it is very much related. –  Michoel Jul 28 '13 at 6:57

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The Kof-k goes through the sugya nicely and provides examples when it would be muter or assur to show favor.

this is link to the sources(I am not going to summarize it because they did that already) http://www.kof-k.org/articles/040108110431W-28%20Lo%20Sichaneim.pdf

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I read it and it was excellent. Thank you so much. –  Hacham Gabriel Jul 29 '13 at 3:28
    
No problem..... –  sam Jul 29 '13 at 4:10

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