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DailyHalacha.com quoting Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef says that one should attempt to avoid such a problem. However where that is the only option he should arrange prior to Shabbos that a non Jewish staff member will open his door when required. If one did not arrange this before Shabbos it is still permitted to ask a non Jewish staff member to open the door for ...
Apple’s default alarm behavior on iOS is to have the alarm go off indefinitely, so if one wants to use the iPhone or iPad alarm on Shabbat, one has to use a third-party app like this one that shuts the alarm off by itself. The only other thing I can think of to do with an iOS device on Shabbat is play media (like music) on a playlist, which would of course ...
If you leave someone's front door open, and their dog runs away, that is a gramma (bava kamma 55b). If you startle someone and they bang into something and hurt themselves, that is a gramma (bava kamma 56a).
One classic example is person A throwing something off of a roof, and person B removing the cushion before it hits the ground. Person B performed a damage in the form of a Grama. So an everyday life example that would fit like that would be removing a safety from a device, where someone else then comes along and triggers it. A bit dated (who sees a fuse box ...
A "shabbos mode" oven that allows you to reset the temperature on Yom Tov after a random delay would seem to be an example. A hot water heater would not be grama because you are adding the cold water as you are taking away the hot water. There is a device that claims to allow hot water to be used on Shabbot using a "double random" method and keeping the ...
It depends what you mean by grama. Assuming you mean grama with a time delay, than setting a timer such as a "shabbos clock" could be considered grama. Or using hot water from a faucet which causes cold water to take its place in a boiler and subsequently be boiled.
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