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Commentary: Why Jews should support reparations

There is 2,000-year-old rabbinic dispute over what ought to be done if a palace is built on the foundation of a stolen beam.

One rabbi, Shammai, argues that the whole structure must be torn down, the beam retrieved and returned to its rightful owner. No home can flourish on a foundation built illegally and immorally. Another rabbi, Hillel, offers a different take: What sense does it make to demolish it? Let the

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