I understand the potential benefits of wearing a mask, but I was wondering if any halachic issues have arose from wearing a mask. For instance, the chazzen and the baal korei have to have clear voices. Not being able to smell bsamim could be a bracha v'tala. Making kiddush.

  • See Shaarei Ephraim Shaar 3:4 regarding covering one's mouth during krias HaTorah (not during a pandemic)
    – sam
    Jan 27, 2021 at 15:41
  • Are you just looking for lists of things that might be issues, or issues with rabbinic treatments of how to deal with them properly?
    – Double AA
    Jan 28, 2021 at 12:58
  • Has any rabbanan raised an issue with covering one's face while davening?
    – Kfir
    Jan 28, 2021 at 15:06


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