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Once again, see Rabbi Torczyner's lecture on attending conferences. While debated by medieval rabbis, it appears that we conclude it is permissible to study science or medicine on Shabbat. (Assuming it's being done for the right reasons, assuming you're not writing, that it's not "business talk", and the like.) There had been a discussion whether an ...
See Rabbi Torczyner's lecture on attending conferences. If I understood and recall his lecture correctly, generally speaking, where necessary it would be permissible, assuming that the speaker would be using the same electronic devices regardless of your presence. (Rabbi Torczyner always starts with "ask your local synagogue rabbi for actual psak", of ...
See The Kesef Mishna in Hilchos Shabbas perek 1:7 he brings HaRav Avraham Hachasid(Rambams son) he explains psik reisha doesn't need the actual melacha ,he brings the case of closing a door on a deer.By melacha shaina tricha it is the melcha you want but not its purpose,ayin sham.
The Baal HaTanya, in his Piskei HaSiddur, Hilcheta Rabbata L'Shabbata, rules that one should remove a fly from cup of wine by spilling out the wine until the fly leaves the cup. Since he is holding the cup of wine, and want the wine and not the cup, this is considered manually separating Food from Waste, which is permitted on Shabbat, if one wants to ...
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