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Shulchan Aruch says an Israeli Jew who is just visiting non-Israel should not work in public on the second day of Yomtov so long as he is in "yishuv" (and commentaries explain "yishuv yisrael") -- a city inhabited by Jews.

I think there are places in the United States where you could draw a hundred-mile radius where you won't run into a single yomtov-observant Jew -- but you will run into Jews who don't observe. How about in those places?

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Isn't the whole thing about breaking from the minhag hamakom? Do nonobservant Jews have a minhag? – Double AA Jul 2 '13 at 4:10
@double-aa but the minhag of double Yom tov is applicable to all Jews outside of arasS yisroel even they are observant or not. Yes it is minhag but it is holocho derabonon and we can't drop it until we make Aliyah or a sanhadrin comes and paskens that we don't follow this holocho any ore. – MoriDoweedhYaa3qob Jul 2 '13 at 5:01
@MoriDoweedhYaAgob So what? – Double AA Jul 2 '13 at 6:53
@double-aa so this holocho has nothing to do with minhag outside of Yisroel. It is applicable to all Jews. So a frei Yid is not exempt from the law. – MoriDoweedhYaa3qob Jul 2 '13 at 12:51
@mori so what? We're talking about the visitor not the locals. – Double AA Jul 2 '13 at 12:58

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