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No. Deceiving anyone including a non-Jew is strictly forbidden. Even if the non-Jew suffers no loss.And even if the deception is not explicit lying. The Gemora (Chullin 94A)says: “Shmuel says, it is forbidden to deceive people, even non-Jews One practical example given there is sending non-kosher food to a non-Jew who thinks it is kosher. Although it ...


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See https://www.halachipedia.com/index.php?title=Halachot_Related_to_Coronavirus#Laid_off_Workers_Because_of_Corona Rabbi Zylberman on yutorah. Mordechai b"m 343 writes that if there's a decree in the town that the teachers can't teach the teachers should still be paid. Rama C.M. 321:1 cites this Mordechai and applies it to any worker in 334:1. Netivot ...


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So the Business Halacha Institute here addresses this idea albeit with a different scenario - namely an attorney that is traveling to a client meeting in which the time and expense of the trip are billed to the client. While traveling, the attorney receives a phone call from another client. An emergent matter is discussed, and he resultantly bills this ...


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As Epicentre says, there are multiple opportunities to sell Chometz online without the kinyan chalipin. See here from the Federation of Synagogues in the UK. Here you have the version from din-on-line. Chabad have a form too and say: Note: Leading halachic authorities have ruled that online authorizations are acceptable for the purpose of selling ...


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To complete the answer, regarding #1: רא"ש בבא קמא, פרק ג סימן יג וכן שני אנשים נמי מיירי שהתחילו כאחת או אחר זמן אבל אם התחיל האחד השני פטור... ומיהו צריך לומר דאם היה יכול להציל עצמו בחבלה מועטת וחבל בו הרבה חייב...וכן הדין אם אדם רואה שמכין את אביו או בניו או אחיו והכה את המכה כדי להציל קרובו פטור כמו אשה המצלת את בעלה אם אינה יכולה להציל על ...


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