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Maybe this would be better as a comment, but I'm not able to comment. The first thing I noticed when I saw a picture of the original seal (example) is the left wing covering a bit of the sun, which avoids (page 112) the prohibition to draw celestial bodies. If it was done intentionally, this would be strong evidence that, whatever his reasons for using the ...


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The title of your question speaks of obligation while the text of your question speaks of tradition. There is indeed a significant discussion amongst poskim about the exact staus of maaser. R Avrohom Chaim Feuer explains in "The tsedakka treasury" that some believe it is a Torah obligation (e.g., Yoreh Deah 232, Maharil as cited in Responsa Chatam Sofer), ...


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According to Reb Binyamin Zilber there is no chalos in maaser kesafim and therefore maaser can be given before the income is acquired as long as you know it's coming.


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As I explain in More Maaser and Tax Math and as can be seen in Maaser Kesafim: Giving a Tenth to Charity this is the equivalent of having made a neder to give a minimum percentage to tzedakah. Thus, one is obligated as soon as the income is received. However, one can maintain a ledger of income as it comes in and tzedakah as it is distributed so that one can ...


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I think you can perhaps actually infer the answer from the sources you yourself linked. Along with this, I would suggest that the latter halachot you link (regarding charity) suggest the intent of the former (regarding marital obligations): אֵין פּוֹחֲתִין לְעָנִי הָעוֹבֵר מִמָּקוֹם לְמָקוֹם, מִכִּכָּר בְּפּוּנְדְּיוֹן (הָרַמְבַּ''ם פֵּרֵשׁ ...


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Maybe you should close the window (that is what I will do). (But it might be open for a reason, so maybe ask him (but obviously do not teach him how to run his building (it is disrespectful, not nice))) Misha ovois 2.12. Rabbi Yosi says: The money of your friend should be as dear to you as your own.


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According to R Tzvi Spitz in his book, Cases in Monetary Halacha, yes you do. He brings the following points Just as there is a mitzvah to return lost objects to their owner, so it is obligatory to save a fellow Jew from incurring a loss of any kind if one is able to do so One acting in this manner has fulfilled a Torah commandment and, conversely, if he ...



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