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Can one send messages in another person's name?

Is one allowed to write texts/send messages in the name of another person, who has given his permission for this? Concrete example: Jack (a boss of a company) hires a marketing firm to go into his (...
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Is copywriting allowed according to halacha

Is it allowed (or not allowed) according to halacha to do copywriting? That means you use certain words and write a certain way that makes people more likely to buy a product for example. You are not ...
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Is Geneivat Da'at forbidden for Bnei Noach?

Since the Bnei Noach are forbidden to steal, is Geneivat Da'at also forbidden for them?
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Is taarof allowed?

In Persian culture, there is a principle named taarof in which if something is being offered to you, you must decline it, even if you want it. The giver will ask again if you would like the object but ...
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When does a student have to tell their school that they will not be returning?

Let's say that a student told his Yeshiva that he will be returning the following year. For whatever reason, the student changed his mind. At what point must the student tell the Yeshiva of his ...
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Is making someone believe you came to see him, while you were really there anyway, allowed?

If someone goes to visit a patient in the hospital, and while he's there he is met by another patient who thinks that the visitor came especially to see him, is he obligated to tell his friend that "I ...
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Is there a problem of גניבת דעת (deception) when one is served a food and he dislikes the taste, and he says "This tastes delicious!"?

Is there a problem of גניבת דעת (deception) when one is served a food and he dislikes the taste, and he says "This tastes delicious!"? Although there is no absolute delicious, and to someone else it ...
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