Monthly Archives: June 2007

Of Crucifixes, Asbestos and Shaitels

Can a buyer claim מקח טעות if he was aware at the time of the sale of the precise nature of the object he was buying but unaware then of certain of its implications (e.g. Halachic, legal, medical or scientific)? … Continue reading

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More About Private Utility and Value

ואשר לא צדה והאלקים אנה לידו (שמות פרק כ”א פסוק י”ג) A mere several hours after I posted my discussion about private utility and value in Halacha, I serendipitously1 encountered an interesting and fairly thorough analysis of the issue in … Continue reading

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Private Utility and Value in Halacha

Machon Mishnas Rav Aharon recently republished the sefer Din Emes, by Rav Yitzhak Navon1. Here’s the last piece in the responsa section: שאלה ראובן שהפקיד אצל שמעון את טבעתו אשר הוא חקוק שמו עליו ונאבד הטבעת בפשיעה, וראובן טוען שישלם … Continue reading

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