Monthly Archives: November 2007

Lead Us Not Into Temptation II

I have previously mentioned the systematic flouting, for at least several centuries, of an apparently unambiguous Talmudic prohibition against lending money without witnesses. I shall cite here the attempts of various Poskim to provide a justification for this. Rav Malkiel … Continue reading

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Cinderella and Child Custody Jurisprudence

Rav Ya’akov Yeshayah Blau states the following judicial principle concerning child custody disputes1: ודאי שמוטל על הבית דין לברר באיזה מקום יהיה טוב יותר לקטנים, שלפעמים קשה להיות אצל האב או האם כשהם נשואות לאחרים, וידוע שלהיות אצל אב חורג … Continue reading

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