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Q&A from the Bais HaVaad Halacha Hotline

The Right of Return June 23, 2022   Q:  As a retailer, am I obligated to refund a purchase of defective merchandise if I know I will not be reimbursed, in turn, by my supplier? A: A seller is required…

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Bais HaVaad on the Parsha, Parshas Shlach

Cape of Good Hope Excerpted and adapted from a shiur by Dayan Yehoshua Grunwald June 23, 2022 Speak to the B’nei Yisrael and say to them that they shall make themselves tzitzis on the corners of their garments throughout their…

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The Fix Is In: Price Competition in Halacha

Adapted from the writings of Dayan Yitzhak Grossman June 23, 2022 Jury selection recently began for the third federal trial of executives from Pilgrim’s Pride and Claxton Poultry Farms, whom the U.S. Justice Department has accused of conspiring to keep…

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Q&A from the Bais HaVaad Halacha Hotline

Dental Car(r)ies By Dayan Yehoshua Grunwald June 10, 2022   Q May an orthodontic retainer be worn on Shabbos? If so, what about where there is no eiruv? A  Chazal forbade most medical treatment on Shabbos out of concern that…

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Bais HaVaad on the Parsha, Parshas Naso    

Deprived and Depraved Excerpted and adapted from a shiur by Dayan Yitzhak Grossman  June 10, 2022     And he shall provide him atonement for having sinned regarding the soul... Bemidbar 6:11 Chazal debate whether a nazir is holy or…

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For All Intents: Does Mind Matter?

The significance of a perpetrator’s purpose Adapted from the writings of Dayan Yitzhak Grossman June 10, 2022   Several months ago, we discussed Sarah Palin’s defeat in her libel lawsuit against The New York Times, which hinged on whether former…

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Q&A from the Bais HaVaad Halacha Hotline

Service Area June 2, 2022 Q On a construction site, may I make a bracha in an area designated in the blueprints to become a bathroom? A Prayers, brachos, and words of Torah may not be spoken in the presence…

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