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These things can get complicated, but generally speaking the children are obligated to pay off the father's debts from either land or chattel IF the father left them an inheritance of at least that size. If the father did not leave any inheritance, the children are not obligated to pay anything. (Shulchan Arukh CM 107:1) If the debt is from a loan which was ...


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According to Beth Din of America, Reuvain can end up with Shimon in Beit Din in three ways: Parties may end up before a beth din either: under a preexisting contractual provision that requires the resolution of a dispute before that beth din, after they have mutually agreed to have that beth din decide a dispute or because they have ...


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Causing damage to a non-Jew's property in a "price tag" attack would require the damager to compensate the victim for damages. This is according to a majority of Poskim as quoted in "SHU"T Chevel Nachlaso" by Rabbi Ya'akov Epstein (10, 59). Unfortunately it is all too common that some jump to assume that "nationalistic" Jews were responsible, which is ...


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Whether they are justified, they have a biblical precedent: When David was living with the Philistines, he would go out and raid Geshurites, Girzites, and Amalekites and kill them and take their stuff. You might be able to say that Amalek may be killed on sight anywhere and you might be able to say that one may kill any politically unsubjugated goy in the ...


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The underlying theoretical justification - Pikuach Nefesh, saving lives by preventing attacks - is where it would come from. Whether or not this behavior accomplishes that in this context is another matter. The most interesting aspect of the question is if the victim of the "Price-Tag" attack is decidedly not an aggressor, just happens to be in the same ...


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As stated on Torah.org (as translated) by Rabbi Aaron Tendler the conclusion is: [I]f the seller approaches the buyer and requests a new check because he had lost the previous check, the buyer has no obligation to provide the seller with a new check. ... It would be proper, however, for the buyer to go Lifnim MiShuras HaDin (beyond the letter ...



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