Lottery, What’s the Rebbe’s View?



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    Lottery, What’s the Rebbe’s View?

    In a series of ‘Stump The Rabbi’ questions, Rabbi Yossi Paltiel, a popular Crown Heights teacher and mentor, answers many interesting questions. In this clip he responds to: “The Rebbe told select individuals to buy lottery tickets. Why didn’t he publicly encourage people to buy lottery tickets if it’s apparently a worthwhile practice?” • Watch

    1. Daniel Kaye

      My Rosh Yeshiva, Reb Meilach Kaplan z”l of Lod Israel told me one may buy a lottery ticket provided one has another source of income, not every week so as not to be considered a gambler who is posul le-eidus rather every second or third week, only a government lottery that benefits the community like lotto that builds hospitals and schools etc’… so it will not be considered asmachta and gezel ch”v

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