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Telling non-Jew Where Money Is

If a goy comes over to do a malacha by a jew’s house on Shabbos (b’ofen that it’s muter) normally money is taken by the goy (however only after Shabbos.) IN one case however the goy wanted the money now, may the Yisrael tell the goy where the money is located in the house in order the goy should go take it himself?


I don’t see any problem here. The Jew is not giving any explicit instruction to perform a prohibited labor; the non-Jew is performing the action for himself, and not for the benefit of the Jew; and there is no Torah prohibition involved in actually taking the money. For all these reasons, there does not appear to be any problem.

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