The local postal system.

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Mail Delivery on Shabbos

Can you take in the mail on Shabbos?
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Neighbors inappropriate mail

If I see a neighbors inappropriate mail, am I allowed to throw it out?
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אגרת הרמב״ן versus חרם דרבנו גרשם [duplicate]

Rabbeinu Gershom (also known as Me'or Hagolah, the "Light of the Diaspora" - a Rishon who lived approximately 1000 years ago) issued a Cherem (ban) on unauthorized reading of private letters. This ...
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Sending emails to people who will read/answer them on shabbat

Is it permissible to send an e-mail on Friday afternoon, knowing it will be answered or at least read on shabbat by a Jew? I am inclined to think that, since the alternative to someone ...
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Newspaper delivery on Yom Tov

Is getting a Paper delivered on Yom Tov allowed? If not what may be done with it upon Delivery? as always (CYLOR)
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Returning a wrongly delivered letter

I normally think of lost property as being found in a public place (see Devorim 22 (2) “you shall bring it into your house”). If it is already in a person's house as with a wrongly delivered letter ...