Character Assassination III

We have been discussing (part I, part II) Rav Yitzchok Zilberstein’s position that one who destroys another’s career via false slander must compensate the victim for all his future loss of income; one further source that provides some support for such an obligation is an idea attributed to Rav Meir (Maharam) of Rothenberg by several …

Speak No Evil

Rabbi Avi Shafran gives “[his] understanding” of why “pre-nuptial agreements are not common in the charedi world”: Rabbi Avi Shafran, Director of Public Affairs for the Agudath Israel of America, agreed that pre-nuptial agreements are not common in the charedi world. None of his six married children has one, he said. “My understanding of the …