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Releasing hostages vs. terrorists:  Adopt the Ghetto Strategy
In the 13th century, the Maharam of Rotenburg, the leading Ashkenazi sage of the time, was kidnapped and a huge ransom was demanded for his release. The ransom was of course collected, but the Maharam forbade it to be paid. Today we are dealing with similar issues, but so many additional considerations affect our behaviour. [Full article...]
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