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Reading The Fine Print

Rav Eliezer Cohen Case: Reuven just bought a new house and is finally able to move out of his basement apartment. When he informs his landlord that he will be leaving, the landlord shows him that in the fine print…

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Kinyanim of a Minor

Rav Eliezer Cohen Question: A child finds some money laying around at home and takes it to the grocery store, where he happily purchases a lot of candy. Of course, the parents are upset and demand a refund. Do they…

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Kinyanim Between a Jew and a Non-Jew

Rav Eliezer Cohen Question: Do the same principles of kinyanim that apply in transactions between Jews also apply in deals between a Jew and a non-Jew? Answer: The short answer is that yes, basic kinyanim would apply to transfer ownership…

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Credit Card and Check Payments

Rav Eliezer Cohen Question: Today, there are many substitutes for cash that can be used for payments, such as credit cards and checks. How does halacha view these payments as it pertains to kinyanim? Answer: Since common practices are recognized as…

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