Muktzeh (מוקצה) lit. "set aside". Objects whose movement on Shabbat or Yom Tov is rabbinically prohibited.

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Would the internet be considered muktzeh due to Nolad (a new thing)

There is a category of muktzeh on shabbat called Nolad. Nolad means literally, something that is born on shabbat. It is interpreted in the modern era, as meaning anything which you did not have ...
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Wearing Watches on Shabbat

What is a watch one can wear on shabbat? There are the analogue quartz watches with just one crown to adjust the time that (as far as I'm aware) most people would wear on shabbat (especially an ...
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Moving Fans on Shabbos

Is one allowed to move a working electrical fan on Shabbos, or is this a problem of Muktzah? I would hope an answer cover: If there's a difference between moving a fan so that it blows towards the ...
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Will rabbis allow brainy Shabbat driving?

Saw this news story a few days ago about a car being driven with just thought, using a special cap with sensors. http://www.jpost.com/Sci-Tech/Article.aspx?id=215704 To me this still seems entirely ...
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Is glow in the dark Jewelry muktzeh?

Is a glow in the dark necklace or bracelet muktzeh? Would any action I needed to take matter if I was already wearing it before Shabbat started?
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Raw fish on Shabbos

Is raw fish considered muktza?
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Bris on Shabbos

Motivated by the Muktzeh review going on( at least it seems to be what simcha man is doing) at this site. What is allowed and or minhagim of a bris on Shabbos what the status of the Knife mukteh or ...
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Somone elses muktzeh on the table

I come to Shul and on the Table is an Mp3 player can I sit at the table or is it a problem because the Table is now A Bosis Ldovir Hamutzah?
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Kid with Expensive Muktzeh Item in his Hand on Shabbos

If I have a little child with an Ipod (which is muktzeh) in its hand can I grab the hand and shake it out of its hand into a safe place to prevent the child from breaking it?
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Food Shells on the table

If I have Peanut shells on the table on Shabbos and they are Muktzeh what can I do when there is no Tablecloth in order to dispose of it?
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Muktzeh in the drawer: remove stuff?

If I have a Muktzeh item in a drawer, can I still get my shirts out of that drawer on Shabbat?
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Keychain with Muktzeh

If I have a Key chain with Muktzeh on it can I use the keys on the Key chain?
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Muktzeh Because its assur for me

The question is for food on Yom Kippur, or Gebrokts or Kitnyos on Pesach (for those that do not eat them), are they Muktzeh?
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Moving a Picture or clock on the wall

Are you allowed to move a picture or clock on the wall on Shabbos if it is or it is not of great value?
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Alarm clock handling on Shabbos

Are you allowed to touch an alarm clock on Shabbos?
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Telescope on Shabbos

Can you use and move around a telescope on Shabbos?
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Genral Muktzeh question [closed]

What are the overall rules of Muktzeh and its categories? When is one allowed to move a Muktza object and for what purpose?
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Remove mouse trap on shabbos

Are you allowed to remove a mouse trap with a mouse on it on shabbos?
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Is Snow Muktza?

Does anyone know good sources that talk about this issue? Perhaps we can divide this into 3 categories: Is snow generally muktza since it has no practical use (as opposed to rainwater which has ...
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Frozen meat in freezers on Shabbos

Assuming frozen meat is muktzah on Shabbos, let's say that frozen meat fell out of the freezer and if it's not put back on Shabbos it will spoil, causing monetary loss. Or, let's talk about a case ...
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bringing back in garbage pails on Yom Tov

If your garbage gets picked up on Yom Tov are you allowed to bring back into your property your garbage pails on Yom Tov?
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Newspaper Delivery on Shabbos

Is getting a paper delivered on Shabbos allowed? If not, what may be done with it upon delivery?
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Turning off a stove on Shabbat

Can one turn off a stove on Shabbat? I recently heard that Rav Tendler does in fact hold this and it was followed in the home of Rav Feinstein. The reasoning had something to do with gas being made ...
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Moving muktza garbage cans?

Help! It's Shabbos and the wind is blowing my garbage cans halfway down the block! I know they're muktza, so I can't move them. What can I do?