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Section: Questions   Category: Money Matters
TAGS:Choshen Mishpat  gift  neder  tzedaka
Money Matters - Wedding Gift
Submitted by Yosef  Answered by Rav Yehonoson Hool
Question:
Answer:  If the receiver is a poor person, any declared intent to give him a gift would constitute a neder for tzedakah.
Even if the receiver is not poor, if one informs another that he intends to give him a gift, and the circumstances give him no reason to doubt you (e.g. the gift is not of significant value) one is obliged to keep one's word. One who does not so do is referred to in the Gemora as mechusar amonoh - untrustworthy. (Shulchan Aruch, Choshen Mishpot 241:2)
posted:2008-12-10 15:23:54


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