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Brake, Dodge or Drive on?


Divine Code for December 11, 2022

Today: Page 342


Topic 3:15 -- 3:16


If one is driving on a road and a pedestrian is suddenly encoutered in the car's lane, the pedatstrian is not considered to be a pursuer if the driver can stop or swerve without causing a fatal accident.


But if someone on foot just walks onto the highway and swerve or brake would cause a fatal accident on the highway, it is permissible for the driver to continue forward and fatally strike the person who is suddenly in his lane.



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Reading schedule of the Divine Code


Yesterday's Study Topic: 3:12 -- 3:14

Tomorrow's Study Topic: 3:17 -- 3:22



Brought By Angelique Sijbolts

 

Angelique Sijbolts is one of the main writers for the Noahide Academy. She has been an observant Noahide for many years. She studies Torah with Rabbi Perets every week. Angelique invests much of her time in editing video-lectures for the Rabbis of the Academy and contributes in administrating the Academy's website in English and Dutch. She lives in the north of the Netherlands. Married and mother of two sons. She works as a teacher in a school with students with special needs. And is a Hebrew Teacher for the levels beginners and intermediate. She likes to walk, to read and play the piano.


 

Sources

The Divine Code 4e edition by rabbi Moshe Weiner


 

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