Sho’el Shelo Mida’at – Borrowing Without Asking, Taking Your Friend’s Jaguar XJ for a Spin: Is this “Just Borrowing” or is it Stealing?
Shoplifting is stealing. Taking out a book from the library is borrowing. But the borderline between borrowing and stealing is often blurred. Is borrowing without permission borrowing or stealing?
In this class we’ll explore what the Talmud, its commentators, and contemporary halachic (legal) authorities teach us about how to maneuver this gray area of our lives.