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Halachically Reading another Persons Mail We are all familiar with the cherem of Rabbeinu Gershom not to read other peoples mail. It is very common in the workplace for faxes to be placed in public bi

Halachically Continued FRoM Page 60 Speaking The Gemorah in Berochos says when one wants to say an eitzah he should do so in the field. Rashi says because the walls have ears. This is learned from th

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