Take the 2-minute tour ×
Mi Yodeya is a question and answer site for those who base their lives on Jewish law and tradition and anyone interested in learning more. It's 100% free, no registration required.

According to the Minchas Elazar, the Baal Shem Tov evicted the Sheidim from where humans live. Does that mean that they are still located in the wilderness areas and one must be "choshesh" for them there?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

The Baal Shem Tov evicted most of the shedim. They are not allowed to be near people. But, just to be on the safe side, it's good not to go to an abandoned house or building, other than getting hurt by something falling, "wild animals" seem to inhabit such places. Also, where a tragedy happened in a home, you should sell the house or not buy the house if you find out there was a murder, suicide, etc. Even the goyim are careful against such things.

share|improve this answer
1  
Hi Rochel. We don't know you and hence have no reason to trust that you have any idea what you are talking about. Please edit in some sources to justify your claims. –  Double AA 47 mins ago
    
And welcome to Mi Yodeya! –  YEZ 36 mins ago

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.