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Antarctica can have very short days or very short nights. As discussed elsewhere on this site, finding the right time to pray can be difficult. Is it permissible to visit places like this?

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possible duplicate judaism.stackexchange.com/q/7182/759 –  Double AA Dec 25 '12 at 21:11
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You can close. I didn't know this question has been addressed. Thank you. –  Craig Feinstein Dec 25 '12 at 22:40
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I've edited. What do y'all think? –  msh210 Dec 25 '12 at 23:18
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This reminds me of the orthodox Jew who goes to visit outer space. When he returns he says he is sooo tired, He explained, Shacharis, Mincha, Maariv, Shacharis, Mincha, Maariv, Shacharis, Mincha, Maariv, ........ –  Gershon Gold Dec 26 '12 at 14:09

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Chabad has no problem with Jews visiting Antartica.

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Interesting that the article doesn't mention that the Tanya has already been printed in Antarctica, several decades ago. –  HodofHod Dec 27 '12 at 18:09
    
Well, Rabbi Alfasi has none, anyway. –  msh210 Dec 28 '12 at 5:25
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But he was going for a devar mitzva (I guess that's what you'd call that). So there isn't a proof that you could go for devar reshus. –  Double AA Dec 31 '12 at 15:30

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