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Returning a Lost Object

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Walking down the street, you find something. An iPod, a wallet, a lost cat. Finders keepers? Or should you leave it and walk on?
Lost and Found, Lesson 2
When finding a lost object, when are you obligated to return it and when are you permitted to keep it for yourself? Learn the nuanced qualifications of this obligation.
Practical guidelines for Hashavat Aveidah
In the park next to her school, my daughter found a child’s lone glove. She’s insisting that we take it home and post signs to publicize it so that the owner might retrieve it.
Question: Recently, a family home in Tennessee burned to the ground while firemen watched—because the owner had not paid his $75 yearly fee to the fire department. I'm wondering what Torah law has to say about that. Response: The Torah doesn't speak expli...
In honor of the 75th Yahrtzeit of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson
How does Abaye and Rava’s childhood perspective on G-d, influence their Halachic opinions in the case of a lost object? Discover the novel approach of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson on the unique methodology of these two Talmudic sages, based on the teach...
Monetary issues in halachah
Laws related to finding and returning a lost item as detailed in the Alter Rebbe’s Shulchan Aruch (Choshen Mishpat ch.4).
The laws of borrowing and hiring - Not to muzzle a threshing ox - Laws of a lost object
Discovering Talmudic Principles
This Talmud course will be exploring and analyzing the second chapter of tractate Bava Metzia, which focuses on the obligation to return a lost object to its owner, the principles of ownership, and the Talmudic debate on “Yi’ush”.
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