Judaism need not be expensive: Hefsed Merubeh, Part 3
- Rabbi Mordechai Torczyner
- Jan 17, 2014
- 52 min 30 sec
References: Pesachim: 26b, Pesachim: 30a, Chullin: 111b
Part 3 of a multi-week internal shiur for avreichim and university students on the topic of "hefsed merubeh (great loss)", the principle of taking expense into consideration when making a halachic decision. This week: Weighing "great loss" in cases of multiple inexpensive items or multiple owners, and the question of whether a merchant whose item is permitted to him due to great loss is then permitted to sell it to others.
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