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Partnerships and Corporations Part I

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Year 1

Winter 5784 Part I
  • Governmental Laws and Taxes 
  • Civil Applications of Governmental Law
Learn This Limmud
  • Common Business Terms and Practices
  • Communal Legislation and Enactments
  • The Prohibition of Theft
  •  Alternative Forms of Theft (Blackmail, Copyright, Etc.)
  •  Gambling and Dealing in Stolen Goods
Learn This Limmud
Special Edition [Chanukah]
  • Matnas Chinam and Ma’achalos Assuros
Winter 5784 Part II
  • Categories of Gezel Akum
  • The How’s and Why’s of Gezel Akum
Learn This Limmud
  • Intentional and Unintentional Misinformation
  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Fair vs Unfair Pricing
  • Exclusions and Limitations to Ona’ah
  • Mistaken Calculations and Measurements
  • Defining a Mekach Ta’os
  • Liabilities in a Case of Mekach Ta’os
Learn This Limmud
  • Forbidden Forms of Competition
  • When Competition is Permitted
  • Ani Hamehapech and Headhunting
  • Soliciting and Marufiah
Learn This Limmud
  • Types of Commitments
  • The Halachos of Mi Shepara 
  • Acts of Acquisition
  • Transactional Kinyanim and Kinyanim with Non-Jews
Learn This Limmud
Special Edition [Pesach]
  • Non-Jewish or Ownerless Chametz on Jewish Property
  • Benefitting from Chametz or Other Isurei Hana’ah
  • Chametz Received on Pesach
Learn This Limmud
Spring 5784
  • Contracts 101
  • Tnai, Asmachta, and Moda’ah 
  • The Halachic “Agreement Validation” Clause
  • Non-Competes and Non-Solicitation Agreements
Learn This Limmud
  • Partnership Formation
  • Profits & Losses
  • Operations
  • When a Partner Engages in Misconduct
Learn This Limmud
Summer 5784
  • The Mitzvah of Tzedakah
  • Who is Obligated in Tzedakah?
  • How to Give Tzedakah
  • Who is Entitled to Accept Tzedakah
Learn This Limmud
  • The Mitzva of Ma’aser
  • How Should Ma’aser be Spent
  • The Orders of Preference in Tzedakah & Ma’aser
  • Additional Halachos of Tzedakah & Ma’aser
Elul 5784
  • Employment Agreements
  • Liabilities for Broken Agreements
  • Volunteers / Hiring Jewish 
  • The Employer-Employee Relationship
Learn This Limmud

Year 2

Winter 5785 Part I
  • Appointed and Self-Appointed Brokers
  • Co-Brokering and Cutting Out a Broker
  • The Parameters of Lashon Harah
  • The Heter of To’eles
  • General Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Professional Liability
  • Corruption, Self-Dealing and Kickbacks
Winter 5785 Part II
  • The Mitzvah to Lend Money
  • Guarantors
  • Collections
  • Forgiveness & Bankruptcy
  • The Prohibition of Ribbis
  • Classifications of Ribbis
  • Conditional Ribbis
  • Heter Iska
  • Prepayments and Borrowing Measure for Measure
  • Credit Sales and Services
  • Loans from Non-Jews on Behalf of Jewish Borrowers
  • Banks, Unions and Corporations
Special Edition [Pesach]
  • General Concepts
  • Methods of Sale
  • Complications and Solutions
Spring 5785
  • The Bais Din Process
  • Choosing a Bais Din
  • Presenting Arguments
  • The Din Torah Procedure
  • Peshara and Din
  • Arriving at a Settlement Agreement
  • The Prohibition of Arka’os
  • Agreements Predicated on Secular Law
Summer 5785
  • Non-Jewish Workers on Shabbos
  • Kablanus on Shabbos
  • Earning Money on Shabbos
  • Transactions That Occur on Shabbos
  • Maintaining a Distance from Avoda Zara
  • Lifnei Iver: Selling or Renting to Avoda Zara
  • Issur Mehane: Buying or Renting from Avoda Zara
  • Building or Enhancing a Place of Worship
Elul 5785
  • Where Yichud Applies
  • Yichud in the Vicinity of a Spouse
  • Multiple Men/Women and Cameras
  • Interactions Between Men and Women

Year 3

In-Depth Supplements
  • The Orders of Inheritance
  • Changing Beneficiaries
  • Laws, Customs, and Enactments
  • Wills and Testaments
  • Becoming a Custodian
  • Paid and Unpaid Custodians
  • Borrowers & Renters
  • General Halachos of Shomrim
  • General Rules of Agency
  • Mistakes and Misrepresentations
  • Revenue Produced by an Agent 
  • Incapacitation and POAs
  • Lease Agreements
  • Terminations and Evictions
  • Repairs and Maintenance
  • Subleasing and Damages
  • Derived Benefits
  • Benefits without Cost
  • Unsolicited Benefits
  • Special Cases of Unsolicited Benefits
  • Acts of Damage
  • Causative Damages
  • Fire Damage
  • The Laws of Bor
  • Harmful Practices and Uses
  • Invasion of Privacy
  • Noise Disturbances and Foot Traffic
  • Easements and Shared Expenses
  • Sales and Gifts Under Duress
  • Preemptive Declarations of Duress
  • Defining Duress
  • The Prohibition of Forced Sales
  • Acquisitions and Parental Rights
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Loans, Custodianship, and Damages
  • Incapacitation and Executors
  • Protecting Others from Loss
  • Conditions of Hashavas Aveida
  • The Rules of Yeiush
  • Items Placed Willfully
  • Responsibilities of the Finder
  • The Mitzvah of Talmud Torah
  • Choosing a Syllabus
  • Supporting Torah Study

Coming Soon

Industry-Specific Tracks
  • General Real Estate
  • Bar Metzra
  • Acquisitions and Ani Hamehapech
  • Lo Sachmod
  • Brokerage
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Zoning Laws
  • Rent Control and Evictions
  • Fix and Flip
  • Administrations and Boards
  • Shabbos and Yom Tov
  • The Kosher Kitchen and Lifnei Iver
  • Foodservice Arrangements
  • Partnerships and Ownership Structure
  • Ancillary Businesses 
  • Finance and Ribbis
  • Nursing and Housekeeping 
  • The Halachic Home; Eruv, Mezuza, Tevilas Keilim, and Medication
  • Compliance and Fiduciary
  • Hiring and Poaching
  • Avodah Zara and Chukas Hagoyim Issues
  • End of Life and Other Medical Matters 
  • Introduction: Understanding Ribbis
  • Review of Ribbis Fundamentals
  • Ribbis Mukdemes – Ribbis Me’ucheres
  • Ribbis Devarim
  • Defining Ribbis: Gifts, Favors and Charitable Donations 
  • Selling Conditional on Reversing the Sale
  • Using a Purchased Item When the Sale was Reversed
  • Ribbis as a Knas: Fines & Penalties
  • Differentiating Between Expenses & Interest: Defining the Two
  • Ribbis with Non-Jews and Mumar
  • Corporate Lending & Borrowing
  • Ribbis in Partnerships
  • Ribbis in Contracts – Capital Calls and Late Fees
  • Arvus & Ribbis: Cosigning on a Non Jew’s Loan
  • Arvus & Ribbis: Cosigning on a Ribbis Loan
  • Ribbis Responsibilities of Lawyers, Brokers, and Witnesses
  • Purchasing Tax Liens and Mortgage Bundles
  • Deal Syndication and the Real Estate Process from Negotiation to Closing
  • Credit Unions – Ownership in Ribbis Entities
  • Credit Unions: Paying Ribbis by Court Order
  • Hard Money Loans & Heter Iska – Kulo Pikadon; Chatzi Milve
  • Heter Iska- The Approach of Reb Moshe Feinstein
  • Heter Iska Klali and Loans Specified to be Al Pi Heter Iska
  • Foreign Currencies and Commodities: Se’ah Bese’ah in Today’s Marketplace
  • Pesika: Deposits & Price Guarantees
  • Tarsha- Paying for Credit & Early Bird Specials
Winter 5784 Part I
  • Governmental Laws and Taxes 
  • Civil Applications of Governmental Law
Learn This Limmud
  • Common Business Terms and Practices
  • Communal Legislation and Enactments
  • The Prohibition of Theft
  •  Alternative Forms of Theft (Blackmail, Copyright, Etc.)
  •  Gambling and Dealing in Stolen Goods
Learn This Limmud
Special Edition [Chanukah]
  • Matnas Chinam and Ma’achalos Assuros
Winter 5784 Part II
  • Categories of Gezel Akum
  • The How’s and Why’s of Gezel Akum
Learn This Limmud
  • Intentional and Unintentional Misinformation
  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Fair vs Unfair Pricing
  • Exclusions and Limitations to Ona’ah
  • Mistaken Calculations and Measurements
  • Defining a Mekach Ta’os
  • Liabilities in a Case of Mekach Ta’os
Learn This Limmud
  • Forbidden Forms of Competition
  • When Competition is Permitted
  • Ani Hamehapech and Headhunting
  • Soliciting and Marufiah
Learn This Limmud
  • Types of Commitments
  • The Halachos of Mi Shepara 
  • Acts of Acquisition
  • Transactional Kinyanim and Kinyanim with Non-Jews
Learn This Limmud
Special Edition [Pesach]
  • Non-Jewish or Ownerless Chametz on Jewish Property
  • Benefitting from Chametz or Other Isurei Hana’ah
  • Chametz Received on Pesach
Learn This Limmud
Spring 5784
  • Contracts 101
  • Tnai, Asmachta, and Moda’ah 
  • The Halachic “Agreement Validation” Clause
  • Non-Competes and Non-Solicitation Agreements
Learn This Limmud
  • Partnership Formation
  • Profits & Losses
  • Operations
  • When a Partner Engages in Misconduct
Learn This Limmud
Summer 5784
  • The Mitzvah of Tzedakah
  • Who is Obligated in Tzedakah?
  • How to Give Tzedakah
  • Who is Entitled to Accept Tzedakah
Learn This Limmud
  • The Mitzva of Ma’aser
  • How Should Ma’aser be Spent
  • The Orders of Preference in Tzedakah & Ma’aser
  • Additional Halachos of Tzedakah & Ma’aser
Elul 5784
  • Employment Agreements
  • Liabilities for Broken Agreements
  • Volunteers / Hiring Jewish 
  • The Employer-Employee Relationship
Learn This Limmud

Year 2

Winter 5785 Part I
  • Appointed and Self-Appointed Brokers
  • Co-Brokering and Cutting Out a Broker
  • The Parameters of Lashon Harah
  • The Heter of To’eles
  • General Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Professional Liability
  • Corruption, Self-Dealing and Kickbacks
Winter 5785 Part II
  • The Mitzvah to Lend Money
  • Guarantors
  • Collections
  • Forgiveness & Bankruptcy
  • The Prohibition of Ribbis
  • Classifications of Ribbis
  • Conditional Ribbis
  • Heter Iska
  • Prepayments and Borrowing Measure for Measure
  • Credit Sales and Services
  • Loans from Non-Jews on Behalf of Jewish Borrowers
  • Banks, Unions and Corporations
Special Edition [Pesach]
  • General Concepts
  • Methods of Sale
  • Complications and Solutions
Spring 5785
  • The Bais Din Process
  • Choosing a Bais Din
  • Presenting Arguments
  • The Din Torah Procedure
  • Peshara and Din
  • Arriving at a Settlement Agreement
  • The Prohibition of Arka’os
  • Agreements Predicated on Secular Law
Summer 5785
  • Non-Jewish Workers on Shabbos
  • Kablanus on Shabbos
  • Earning Money on Shabbos
  • Transactions That Occur on Shabbos
  • Maintaining a Distance from Avoda Zara
  • Lifnei Iver: Selling or Renting to Avoda Zara
  • Issur Mehane: Buying or Renting from Avoda Zara
  • Building or Enhancing a Place of Worship
Elul 5785
  • Where Yichud Applies
  • Yichud in the Vicinity of a Spouse
  • Multiple Men/Women and Cameras
  • Interactions Between Men and Women

Year 3

In-Depth Supplements
  • The Orders of Inheritance
  • Changing Beneficiaries
  • Laws, Customs, and Enactments
  • Wills and Testaments
  • Becoming a Custodian
  • Paid and Unpaid Custodians
  • Borrowers & Renters
  • General Halachos of Shomrim
  • General Rules of Agency
  • Mistakes and Misrepresentations
  • Revenue Produced by an Agent 
  • Incapacitation and POAs
  • Lease Agreements
  • Terminations and Evictions
  • Repairs and Maintenance
  • Subleasing and Damages
  • Derived Benefits
  • Benefits without Cost
  • Unsolicited Benefits
  • Special Cases of Unsolicited Benefits
  • Acts of Damage
  • Causative Damages
  • Fire Damage
  • The Laws of Bor
  • Harmful Practices and Uses
  • Invasion of Privacy
  • Noise Disturbances and Foot Traffic
  • Easements and Shared Expenses
  • Sales and Gifts Under Duress
  • Preemptive Declarations of Duress
  • Defining Duress
  • The Prohibition of Forced Sales
  • Acquisitions and Parental Rights
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Loans, Custodianship, and Damages
  • Incapacitation and Executors
  • Protecting Others from Loss
  • Conditions of Hashavas Aveida
  • The Rules of Yeiush
  • Items Placed Willfully
  • Responsibilities of the Finder
  • The Mitzvah of Talmud Torah
  • Choosing a Syllabus
  • Supporting Torah Study

Coming Soon

Industry-Specific Tracks
  • General Real Estate
  • Bar Metzra
  • Acquisitions and Ani Hamehapech
  • Lo Sachmod
  • Brokerage
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Zoning Laws
  • Rent Control and Evictions
  • Fix and Flip
  • Administrations and Boards
  • Shabbos and Yom Tov
  • The Kosher Kitchen and Lifnei Iver
  • Foodservice Arrangements
  • Partnerships and Ownership Structure
  • Ancillary Businesses 
  • Finance and Ribbis
  • Nursing and Housekeeping 
  • The Halachic Home; Eruv, Mezuza, Tevilas Keilim, and Medication
  • Compliance and Fiduciary
  • Hiring and Poaching
  • Avodah Zara and Chukas Hagoyim Issues
  • End of Life and Other Medical Matters 
  • Introduction: Understanding Ribbis
  • Review of Ribbis Fundamentals
  • Ribbis Mukdemes – Ribbis Me’ucheres
  • Ribbis Devarim
  • Defining Ribbis: Gifts, Favors and Charitable Donations 
  • Selling Conditional on Reversing the Sale
  • Using a Purchased Item When the Sale was Reversed
  • Ribbis as a Knas: Fines & Penalties
  • Differentiating Between Expenses & Interest: Defining the Two
  • Ribbis with Non-Jews and Mumar
  • Corporate Lending & Borrowing
  • Ribbis in Partnerships
  • Ribbis in Contracts – Capital Calls and Late Fees
  • Arvus & Ribbis: Cosigning on a Non Jew’s Loan
  • Arvus & Ribbis: Cosigning on a Ribbis Loan
  • Ribbis Responsibilities of Lawyers, Brokers, and Witnesses
  • Purchasing Tax Liens and Mortgage Bundles
  • Deal Syndication and the Real Estate Process from Negotiation to Closing
  • Credit Unions – Ownership in Ribbis Entities
  • Credit Unions: Paying Ribbis by Court Order
  • Hard Money Loans & Heter Iska – Kulo Pikadon; Chatzi Milve
  • Heter Iska- The Approach of Reb Moshe Feinstein
  • Heter Iska Klali and Loans Specified to be Al Pi Heter Iska
  • Foreign Currencies and Commodities: Se’ah Bese’ah in Today’s Marketplace
  • Pesika: Deposits & Price Guarantees
  • Tarsha- Paying for Credit & Early Bird Specials

Yorucha Curriculum

Winter 5784 Part I

  • Dina D'malchusa

    • Governmental Laws and Taxes
    • Civil Applications of Governmental Law

  • Minhag B’mammon

    • Common Business Terms and Practices
    • Communal Legislation and Enactments

  • Introduction to Monetary Halachah

  • Gezel

    • The Prohibition of Theft
    • Alternative Forms of Theft (Blackmail, Copyright, Etc.)
    • Gambling and Dealing in Stolen Goods

Special Edition [Chanukah]

  • Corporate Gifting

    • Matnas Chinam and Ma’achalos Assuros

Winter 5784 Part II

  • Gezel/Ta'us Akum

    • Categories of Gezel Akum
    • The How’s and Why’s of Gezel Akum

  • Geneivas Daas

    • Intentional and Unintentional Misinformation
    • Advertising and Marketing

  • Ona’ah and Mekach Ta'os

    • Fair vs Unfair Pricing
    • Exclusions and Limitations to Ona’ah
    • Mistaken Calculations and Measurements
    • Defining a Mekach Ta’os
    • Liabilities in a Case of Mekach Ta’os

  • Fair Competition

    • Forbidden Forms of Competition
    • When Competition is Permitted
    • Ani Hamehapech and Headhunting
    • Soliciting and Marufiah

  • Kinyanim Expounded

    • Types of Commitments
    • The Halachos of Mi Shepara
    • Acts of Acquisition
    • Transactional Kinyanim and Kinyanim with Non-Jews

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