Jinxes, Jerseys and Jurisprudence II

We recently considered, from the Halachic perspective, the question of Mr. Castignoli’s liability for his burial of a Red Sox jersey under two feet of concrete in what will be the new Yankee stadium. In that post we discussed some basic questions about the definition of Hezek and the requirement of compensation; we will now …

Jinxes, Jerseys and Jurisprudence

A recent bit of skullduggery: NEW YORK (AP) — A construction worker’s bid to curse the New York Yankees by planting a Boston Red Sox jersey in their new stadium was foiled when the home team removed the offending shirt from its burial spot. After locating the shirt in a service corridor behind what will …