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War for economic reasons

Rabbi David Bleich addresses this in his Contemporary Halakhic Problems, Vol III: It may well be the case that preemptive war undertaken in order to prevent future attack is justified as a milḥemet ...
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War for economic reasons

It is justified. We see (In Brachot 3b) David gives his ministers the advice to go to war to bring Parnassah. Then they confirmed with the Urim and Thumim. Since we know that King David never sinned (...
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Are men with dead or divorced wives before the first year still exempt

The verse clearly states כִּֽי־יִקַּ֥ח אִישׁ֙ אִשָּׁ֣ה חֲדָשָׁ֔ה לֹ֤א יֵצֵא֙ בַּצָּבָ֔א וְלֹא־יַעֲבֹ֥ר עָלָ֖יו לְכׇל־דָּבָ֑ר נָקִ֞י יִהְיֶ֤ה לְבֵיתוֹ֙ שָׁנָ֣ה אֶחָ֔ת וְשִׂמַּ֖ח אֶת־אִשְׁתּ֥וֹ אֲשֶׁר־...
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