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Lo saamod al dam reechah is not docheh pikuach nephesh, so if it would disrupt your marriage for example to sell your house you need not do so to facilitate the operation.


The halachah is that everyone, man or woman, must light a menorah. If you're a member of the household then you're included in the person lighting, if you're not, you can contribute a peruta to be included. By suka, the halachah is that you must live in a Sukah, not own a Sukah. I know you gave Sukah as an example, but that was the only example you gave. ...


If the owner of the money self-identifies with the money this is evil for him and for the world. If the owner of the money understands the constructive value of money and uses it thus this is good for him and for the world. Pen oresh ve'ganavti, pen esba ve'kachashti. Not having money at all can totally destroy a person's personality in the concessions ...


Ecclesiastes (Kohelet) 5, 12: יֵ֚שׁ רָעָ֣ה חוֹלָ֔ה רָאִ֖יתִי תַּ֣חַת הַשָּׁ֑מֶשׁ עֹ֛שֶׁר שָׁמ֥וּר לִבְעָלָ֖יו לְרָעָתֽוֹ׃ ‏ There is a grievous evil which I have seen under the sun, namely, riches kept by the owner thereof to his hurt; Avot 4, 1: איזה הוא עשיר--השמח בחלקו, שנאמר "יגיע כפיך, כי תאכל; אשריך, וטוב לך" (תהילים קכח,ב): "אשריך",...

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