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Rav Hershel Schacter wrote a nice piece on this very topic. In short ,he explains that in the times of the Talmud the king would collect a tax. If the tac would be unfair than dina dimalchusa would not apply . However, nowadays we dont look at taxes the same as the times of the talmud. Rather we view each neighborhood as partners and the taxes goes towards ...


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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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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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