Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Mitzvah #92 - Withholding the collateral

One may not withhold the collateral that one took from a debtor, if he needs to use it.

Applies to everybody, everywhere, always.

Verse: "Do not sleep with his collateral by you" (Devarim 24:12)

Source: The Chafetz-Chaim's Sefer haMitzvot haKatzar; Prohibition 61

- Danny
Wednesday, 26 Shvat 5770

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