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Kinyan without knowing the owner


If I own an object, for example a pen, but Reuven mistakenly thinks it is his and gives it as a gift to Shimon. If I had in mind before Reuven gives it to Shimon that I am fine with Shimon acquiring it, does Shimon legally acquire it when he takes it from Reuven (they both do not know that it was mine and I don’t want to tell them. And it would not make a difference to them if they knew it was mine).


He acquires it because if you agree it is at least as good as ye’ush and so it will be ye’ush followed by shenuy reshus which is valid according to all

Yosef Fleischman

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