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What are the time parameters of "pikuach nefesh" on Shabbos?

The laws of pikuach nefesh differentiate between a patient at risk for his life, a patient at risk of losing a limb, one who is unwell and needs to lay down, and a patient who doesn't feel well but ...
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Earning money on Shabbat for permitted behavior?

R Eliezer Melamed (Peninei Halakha, Shabbat 22:14) answers it is permitted to be paid for permissible Shabbat work within a broader payment (e.g., weekly, monthly) - this is called havla’ah (see also ...
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Is one Jewish life worth more than multiple non-Jewish (Arab) lives

No. Jewish lives are not worth more than anyone else's lives. "According to Rabbi Yoḥanan quoting Rabbi Shimon ben Yehotzadak there are only three mitzvot that are so severe that a person should ...
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Is one Jewish life worth more than multiple non-Jewish (Arab) lives

In what context? If we are talking about the current situation in Israel, then yes, most definitely, it is allowed since it's a defensive war, which is a milchemet mitzvah against a "nation" ...
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