Questions tagged [lo-tachmod]

Questions regarding the commandment not to covet.

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Does "לֹ֥א תַחְמֹ֖ד You shall not covet” apply to representatives of an organisation?

A synagogue wanted to expand. The Wardens approached the neighbour who had land adjoining which would be suitable and asked if the synagogue could acquire the land. The neighbour refused. The ...
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When is desiring another man's property permitted

Reading the Rambam Hilchot G'zela V'aveda Halacha 9-10: Anyone who covets a servant, a maidservant, a house or utensils that belong to a colleague, or any other article that he can purchase ...
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Don't covet? Don't steal? What exactly is חמד in the Aseret Hadibrot?

The Aseret Hadibrot include a commandment against stealing ( לא תגנב) and one against adultery, and then later include לא תחמד, which is usually translated "do not covet" (including by JPS). It then ...