Bitcoin Is Not Currency, According to Jewish Law

#bitcoin Is Not Currency, According to Jewish Law

  • According to Jewish law, bitcoin, like foreign money, is more of a commodity than a currency, he said.
  • According to Jewish law, if something has value it can be considered currency.
  • It seems as if bitcoin is more akin to merchandise, where the issue of usury comes up.
  • “Practically, that means if you borrow bitcoins from someone, you need to return the value of the bitcoins you borrowed, not actual bitcoins,” said Shurpin.
  • As if the concept of bitcoin didn’t already have some of us scratching our heads, now it turns out that according to Jewish law, it’s not even kosher currency.

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Bitcoin Is Not Currency, According to Jewish Law

Bitcoin Is Not Currency, According to Jewish Law

Bitcoin is not currency, according to Jewish law:

  • According to Jewish law, bitcoin, like foreign money, is more of a commodity than a currency, he said.
  • According to Jewish law, if something has value it can be considered currency.
  • It seems as if bitcoin is more akin to merchandise, where the issue of usury comes up.
  • “Practically, that means if you borrow bitcoins from someone, you need to return the value of the bitcoins you borrowed, not actual bitcoins,” said Shurpin.
  • As if the concept of bitcoin didn’t already have some of us scratching our heads, now it turns out that according to Jewish law, it’s not even kosher currency.

Read the full article, click here.


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It’s not kosher, but it’s complicated.


Bitcoin Is Not Currency, According to Jewish Law

The fish farm of the future

Super cool interactive infographic of a self-contained sustainable fish farm

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  • Fish farms have divided critics .
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  • But problems around pollution and the use of wild fish as feed could be resolved by a new, self-contained approach to fish farming.

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Fish farms have divided critics. But problems around pollution and the use of wild fish as feed could be resolved by a new, self-contained approach to fish farming.


The fish farm of the future

Fee: BBC vs XAPO • /r/Bitcoin

  • Almost all Bitcoin wallets rely on Bitcoin Core in one way or another.
  • You can also use Bitcoin Core as a very secure Bitcoin wallet.
  • Satoshi bin ~ Sell your bins for bitcoins
  • Bitcoin Core is the the backbone of the Bitcoin network .
  • No wallet addresses in posts/comments.

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Youree Dell Harris, the TV Psychic Miss Cleo, Dies at 53

  • Though the commercials eventually faded, Miss Cleo remained an object of cultural curiosity.
  • Mr. Shaff, 38, said that Miss Cleo knew that he was not a true psychic during his time with the network, but would not comment on whether he thought she was one.
  • Miss Cleo: ‘Call Me Now’ Video by Hassan Hartley
  • The self-described psychic known as Miss Cleo in an undated photo.
  • In an interview for “Hotline,” Miss Cleo’s Jamaican accent remained as she broke into tears. “

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Ms. Harris’s Jamaican-accented character entered America’s pop culture zeitgeist in the late ’90s with the catchphrase, “Call me now!”


Youree Dell Harris, the TV Psychic Miss Cleo, Dies at 53

Rio Olympics: Athletes welcomed with condoms, cool air

  • The athletes village is to house 11,000 athletes and 6,000 coaches during Rio’s Games
  • The opening ceremony in Rio is scheduled for August 5
  • Among the amenities: 18,500 beds that can be extended in length for taller athletes
  • Rio Olympics: Athletes welcomed with condoms, air conditioning
  • The new apartment towers built to house 11,000 athletes and 6,000 coaches during Rio’s Games are being called basic, even austere.

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With a record number of condoms allocated and air-condtioners in every bedroom, Rio’s athletes village starts welcoming Olympians on Sunday.


Rio Olympics: Athletes welcomed with condoms, cool air

Julia Child’s Provençale Tomato Sauce Recipe

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  • Add the onions, sprinkle with salt and cook slowly for about 10 minutes, until tender but not browned.
  • Sprinkle on the flour and cook slowly for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally; do not brown.
  • Cover and cook slowly for 10 minutes, so the tomatoes will render more of their juice.

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This is an under-the-radar basic from Julia Child’s “Mastering the Art of French Cooking,” featured in a New York Times article about readers’ favorite Child recipes It is a tomato sauce with onions, garlic and basil, raised high with a perfumed whiff of orange peel and coriander seed Make it when the farmers’ market is overflowing with good tomatoes, freeze it in plastic bags, and use it until there is no more


Julia Child’s Provençale Tomato Sauce Recipe