[Avodah] How does Prozbul work?
Micha Berger via Avodah
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Wed Sep 16 02:50:07 PDT 2015
On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 11:00:56PM -0400, Akiva Miller via Avodah wrote:
: If I am making them my shaliach to collect my loans on my behalf, then that
: sounds like Rav Asher Weiss' explanation. Sure, beis din is patur from lo
: yigos, but it was a big chidush to me that that's enough to exempt me from
: being m'shamet a loan that I still own. (But if one wants to go with the
: Collection Agency idea, then shlichus is irrelevant - beis din would need
: to own the loan.)
The big problem is that the difference in sevaros may make a particular
pruzbul text valid or not.
For example, how does hefqer BD hefqer work today, when courts do
not have a central Sanhedrin organizing them? I am giving the loan
to three hedyotos. Which 3? The three I named? (Are we invoking Beis
Shammai's notion that one can be mafqir only to a given person or set
of people? [Ymi Pei'ah 6:1 19b]) Then how is it HBDH and not a simple
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