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Q&A From the Bais HaVaad Halacha Hotline

Doorbuster Dayan Daniel Dombroff April 22, 2021 Q My son was climbing on the fridge door on Shabbos and it fell right off. I replaced the door without thinking that might be a problem. Was this repair permitted? A The Shulchan…

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Free Agent: When a Proxy Goes Rogue

Adapted from the writings of Dayan Yitzhak Grossman April 22, 2021   Last week’s article on Citibank’s $900 million wiring error[1] considered the question of whether a transfer of money made in error is binding. In this article we consider…

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Q&A From the Bais HaVaad Halacha Hotline

Write of Passage Dayan Yosef Greenwald April 15, 2021 Q  I sent someone a text message tonight that read “Today is ten days in the Omer.” May I still count tonight with a bracha, or did I already fulfill the…

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Custody Battle: When a Shomer Fails to Act

Adapted from the writings of Dayan Yitzhak Grossman March 11, 2021   Our previous article mentioned the halacha that an agent who fails to fulfill a commission to purchase merchandise for his principal is not liable, even if he thereby…

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