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I would think that the normal assumption for an employee discount would that it would be for the personal use of the employee and not for his friends and not for him to do business with. I am supported in this by this article about the Original Employee Discount. He quotes: “When you come [to work] in your neighbor’s vineyard, then you may eat the ...


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There is a famous story in which R' Chaim Volozhener had his collector purchase a new, more high-class carriage for his collection rounds, in order to increase the image of the Yeshiva and encourage higher donations. A certain donor said he could not donate. When R' Chaim heard of it, he went to the man's home and asked him why he didn't donate. The man ...


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You can technically do malacha up until shkia but the custom is to stop all melacha at candle lighting 10, 18 or 40 minutes prior to shkia ( sephardic, ashkinaz or Jerusalem customs) . Among sephardim it is not assumed that you accepted shabbat upon yourself at candle lighting, but most people stop melacha at that point anyways. Among ashkenazim it is ...



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