4

If someone stole from a non-Jew are they required to pay back double like to a Jew?

  • Actually, fines are not levied today, so the double pay-back to a Jew is only theoretical until real ordination is restored. – Micha Berger Aug 27 '15 at 19:07
9

Rambam rules that although it is completely Biblically prohibited to steal from a gentile (Geneva 1:1), one would only have to pay back the value he stole if he did so (2:1). There is no fine imposed in this case.

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .