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This is likely a paraphrase of the Talmudic statement (Yevamos 63a): ואמר רבי אלעזר כל אדם שאין לו קרקע אינו אדם שנא׳ השמים שמים לה׳ והארץ נתן לבני אדם Rabbi Elazar said: "Every man who does not have land is not a man, as it says "The heavens are heavens of G-d, but the earth He gave to the children of men."


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There are Jewish communities which have the custom that if a tragedy happened in a home, the current owners will move out. This is based on the Rabbinic expression "one who changes his location changes his luck". However, there is no reason for somebody else not to move into such a home. In Jerusalem - and other predominantly Jewish areas - such homes are ...


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Pesahim 4a, 4b and 5b discuss thoroughly this topic. For example, my English translation of Koren Talmud Bavli cites the halacha If the owner of a house who lets it to another delivered the keys to the lessee before the evening of the fourteenth of Nisan, the lessee is obligated to search for leaven. If the keys were delivered ...


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I doubt that Disney-land is הוקף לדירה as it's for visiting and not for living in. As a result, the Halacha in the Rambam הלכות עירובין פרק ז siman 4 which seems to imply that a very large area not הוקף לדירה has a Techum Shabbos issue. מי שעמד מבעוד יום ברשות היחיד, וקנה שם שביתה, או שהיה בא בדרך ונתכוון לשבות ברשות היחיד הידועה אצלו, וקבע שם ...


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According to the Malbim's commentary, Boaz chose to do Yibum in order to spiritually reincarnate Rus's deceased husband, Machalon, which is the Zohar's approach to what happens in Yibum - the soul of the deceased is reincarnated into the son born of the Yibum union. (See Malbim to 4:14, for example.) Along the same lines, he may have chosen to acquire the ...


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Rav Ovadia Yosef states that the sefardi poskim allow heter mechira, regardless of if it is a shaas hadchak. He also quotes that Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach paskened in favor of heter mechira. In his sefer שו"ת יביע אומר ח"י), Rav Ovadia, states clearly that it is 100% permitted in this day, and that is regardless of whether it is a time of sakana. But for ...


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The Malbim on that verse explains that he knew the sale was taking place because she had decided to sell it, and it was publicly announced that the field was on the market. Alternatively, the Malbim explains that she had told Boaz that she intended to sell it, and he had told her that he would first approach Tov (Ploni Almoni). The Malbim finds support for ...



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