According to Halacha, is it permissible to put together or pull apart Velcro straps on Shabbat? Is this considered to be sewing, which is a melacha that is prohibited on Shabbat? Or is it dissimilar to it enough to be permitted?

Sources for the answer to this are appreciated.


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Rabbi Ribiat in his Sefer 39 Melochos states on pg 818 that using Velcro is permitted.

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