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Halacha - Maakeh
Submitted by anonymous  Answered by Rav Peretz Moncharsh
Answer: Yes you must put up a maakeh. The relevant issue is not ownership of the area, but whether a dangerous situation exists in the place you live. It is chovas ha'dar, an obligation on the person who actually dwells there and not on the technical owner, similar to mezuza.
posted:2009-09-13 22:34:52

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