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Business Ethics: Following the Expected Custom

Business Ethics: Following the Expected Custom

Cohen, Rabbi Shlomo
June 28, 2023

If a woman purchases a fish from a fish store and asks the store worker to cut it open and filet the fish for her, and the worker finds a pearl necklace inside the fish store, who does the necklace belong to? To the fisherman who caught the fish, the store owner, the worker who found the fish, or the person who purchased the fish?”


In order to understand the answer, we must understand the principles that apply to lost objects and the laws of acquisition.


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