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Finally found the full text in the Manos Halevi its on passuk 5:13 :http://www.hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=39949&st=&pgnum=294 (text of document is on next page) My translation : "I am Haman the son of hemdasa from the linage of agag,I was sent by the king Achashverosh to fight a war against the city of Hindahka,the king placed me in charge of ...


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No. The sale needs to be valid according to American law as well as per the halacha of Dina Demalchusa Dina. And clearly the Amendment in the constitution forbids the institution of slavery. Interestingly the Chazon Ish in his objection to Heter Mechira in Israel argues that since the sale to the gentile is not recorded in the land authority registry ...


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The principle of mi'un is well established in halachah, but it primarily applies to an orphan(ette) sold by their adult siblings or mother - there is another case where the father marries off a daughter who subsequently became widowed or a divorcee while still a minor. If he marries her off a second time, that marriage would potentially be subject to mi'un ...


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Apparently although the Mechilta understood the prohibition to be kidnapping it still recognizes the literal meaning of theft. This is implied by this mechilta and also somewhat implied by this mechilta.


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There's a Talmudic principle known as "זכין לאדם שלא בפניו," that one can acquire something for a person, even if they don't know about it, so long as it is something positive for the person. (The opposite rule is that "אין חבין לאדם אלא בפניו," that one can only create a negative situation for a person if that person is present, and agrees.) The Talmud ...



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