In our discussion of the alleged Shabbos Robe Cartel, I mentioned that there is extensive discussion in the Halachic literature of the permissibility of undercutting the market price. In this post we shall give the basic background of that discussion, i.e. the Talmudic sources and the relevant rulings of the earlier Poskim; the rulings of […]

Barron Hilton's Fortune

From a recent Reuters article: NEW YORK, Dec 26 (Reuters) – U.S. hotel heiress Paris Hilton’s potential inheritance dramatically diminished after her grandfather Barron Hilton announced plans on Wednesday to donate 97 percent of his $2.3 billion fortune to charity. … That money will be placed in a charitable trust that will eventually benefit the […]