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I don't see the stated problem here. Gasoline is a continuous fluid to more digits than we can actually measure with the comparatively crude instruments used in gas pumps. He's not selling a gallon of gas for 4.009; he's selling 10/4009 gallons for a penny. There's actually a worse problem that reached mild fame here in the US before dying away. Gas ...


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The Aruch Hashulchan Yore Dea 361,4 says that even if the person buried is ignorant of Torah everyone should stop working in his honour, and for someone who has learnt Torah we stop learning in order to attend his Levaya. ודע דזה שנתבאר דלמאן דלא קרי ולא תני אין מבטלין מתלמוד תורה כשיש מתעסקים כדי צרכו – זהו רק מתלמוד תורה. אבל משארי מלכות – צריכים להתבטל ...


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Upon investigation, I found in the sefer Mishpetei HaTorah from Dayan Tzvi Shpitz Chelek 2:26 a similar type case. He relates that Reuvein found an old copy of the Rambam in genizah. He then sold it to an antique seller for 1000 shekalim. The antique seller then noticed after the sale that there are handwritten notes on the side of the sefer with the ...


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From a Halachic section of a weekly flyer. I don't remember which one; I don't believe it's around anymore. Free offers and Cancellation Periods Q: A company offers free iPods to individuals who get five people to subscribe to one of the offers of their advertisers. One of the offers is a magazine subscription which offers a thirty-day ...


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See this answer about a similar idea, I pay Joe's Ham to deliver my non-Jewish neighbor a ham -- did I ever own the ham? https://judaism.stackexchange.com/a/81465/21 Chasam Sofer YD104 was asked about a Jew in Trieste going to a seafood market, choosing some barrels of preserved non-kosher seafood, and having them sent on a boat down to Egypt to some non-...


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There are many cases of businesses operated on Shabbat in partnership with non-Jews. The classical case is that of a nursing home operated by a Jew, which needs to remain open and functioning on Shabbat. One is allowed to operate such a business by taking on a non-Jewish partner and stipulating from the beginning that the non-Jew is totally in charge of ...


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