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Chemed Medical Ethics Conference

Dear Esteemed Doctor and Medical Professional, We are happy to announce that the Bais HaVaad will be collaborating with Chemed and will be active presenters and participants in the upcoming Chemed Medical Ethics Conference to be held on President’s weekend,…

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Non-Jewish Tenants Vs. Secular Jewish Tenants

Rabbi Yosef Kushner Question: In previous segments, we discussed non-Jews leaving chametz on one’s property. What about non-observant Jews? Would they be any different? Answer: The answer is that they present a much bigger halachic challenge. As we said, if…

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Introduction to Corporate Chametz

Preface The Torah forbids retaining any Chametz in our possession over Pesach. In addition, there is a positive commandment to get rid of any Chametz. Chazal further required all Jews to both search for and destroy all Chametz before Pesach,…

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If a Partner Makes an Error

Rav Yitzchok Grossman Question: We previously spoke about an instance where one partner deviates from the partnership – for example, if the business sells electronics and he decides to purchase a shipment of shoes – and we said that he…

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When a Partner Launches His Own Line of Business

Rav Yitzchok Grossman Question: What is the halacha if one partner in a business deviates from the standard line of the partnership? For example, if a business sells electronics, and one partner goes out on his own and buys a…

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Is a Verbal Non-Compete Binding?

Rav Shmuel Binyomin Honigwachs Question: We have spoken about the efficacy of a halachic non-compete. Would it be less enforceable if it was only agreed to verbally, without any documentation? Answer: As we have stated, non-competes rely on the concept…

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Halachic Shtar Vs. Legal Contract

Rav Shmuel Binyomin Honigwachs   Question: If I have a legal document for a loan or transaction, is there still a reason for me to have a halachic shtar as well?   Answer: A legal document that has been reviewed…

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