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Lending with Interest

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Torah law forbids charging interest for a loan, but with a heter iska form, one is permitted to profit on invested capital. Is this not a violation of the spirit of the law? What indeed is the “spirit” of this law?
A closer look into Rashi’s commentary on the prohibition to borrow money with interest as elucidated through examining varying nuances in ancient manuscripts.
Your friend gets to make her purchase and you get to rack up some points. Kosher?
We’ll focus on perhaps the most practical (and the most prone to be disregarded) areas of Jewish law: the laws of interest.
A spiritual explanation on the mitzvah of “ribbis”, the prohibition against lending with interest, and its comparison to the exodus of Egypt.
Are you allowed to invest in a company that works on Shabbat? What about a bank that lends with interest?
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