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comment Is taking control of land by a Jew in Israel a sin if it was not controlled by him before?
@I will add to my list of things you don't need. Meanwhile, comments are designed to ask for clarification from the questioner, not satisfy what another reader might understand. My understanding of Jewish law is that God gave the land to the Jews in the same text that he said "don't steal." That presents a contradiction in the body of law relied on by the question. The fact that both are more complex than the simple language lets on is exactly why I see it as an oversimplification. If it makes sense to you, answer the question. Telling me I should understand as you do is useless.
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comment Is taking control of land by a Jew in Israel a sin if it was not controlled by him before?
@DoubleAA your not having any idea about my confusion as to what constitutes "ownership" vs. "control" under Jewish law, and needing clarification about how the question applies a law against "stealing" (when citing, among other things, a reference to kidnapping) when there is text that says that the land is already given to the new owner by divine decree is noted. If you think the question makes sense as written, feel free to open and answer it.
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comment Is taking control of land by a Jew in Israel a sin if it was not controlled by him before?
@DoubleAA the following phrases are, to my read, overly simplified: "Jewish Law", " stealing is a sin", "Many commandments speak about stealing", "acquired by the state of Israel without the consent of the previous controller", "Jews never own the land, which belong to G-d". And, of course, the final statement/disclaimer which makes the whole thing even more confusing. Sorry, but each of these phrases requires context and explication at least.
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comment Is taking control of land by a Jew in Israel a sin if it was not controlled by him before?
@DoubleAA of course it is an oversimplification, but it is predicated on the over simplification in the question (which still, at its end, moves from the biblical to the "State of Israel" muddying the waters again). The ground rules for the question are no clearer in this edit.
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reviewed Leave Open Yeshivas of Modern Times
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comment Wearing White on Tu B'Av
for Y"K at least, the celebration might be tied to "Kasheleg yalbinu"
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comment Is taking control of land by a Jew in Israel a sin if it was not controlled by him before?
Under biblical Jewish law (one of the premises of the question) Jews are told that the land is given to them and that they are to move in and displace the inhabitants.
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reviewed Leave Closed Is taking control of land by a Jew in Israel a sin if it was not controlled by him before?
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reviewed Leave Closed How to translate Olam?
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reviewed Looks OK How are pre-creation >4000 BCE human civilization and pre-flood >2300 BCE civilizations that continued reconciled with Judaism?
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reviewed Reviewed Jekkisch Käppchen (kaepchen)
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comment Is “tirtzach” 'murder'?
I think that that phrase is the translation of וְהִצִּילוּ הָעֵדָה the eidah (Kneset yisrael?) is also at the beginning of posuk 24.
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reviewed Approve zekher-lchurban tag wiki
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comment Is “tirtzach” 'murder'?
@DanF Onkelos seems to use a K-T-L root for R-TZ-CH very often. What is surprising is that in 21, when translating mot yumat, Onkelos uses the same KTL root, and not the (Y)M-T root he uses in 25 when discussing the death of the Kohein Gadol. It seems that his distinction is between an active killing and a natural (passive) death.
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reviewed Close How to translate Olam?
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reviewed Leave Open How to understand Gd eating?
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reviewed Reviewed Why begin eating with the bottom challa on Friday evening?
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asked Is “tirtzach” 'murder'?
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reviewed Looks OK what to throw at a bridegroom
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reviewed Leave Open ka-kosher legit?