Questions tagged [rav-shlomo-z-auerbach]

Questions regarding the life, works, and rulings of Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach, z"l, one of the foremost poskim of the 20th century.

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Story about a soldier promising to go to yeshiva

I remember hearing a story about Shlomo Zalman Auerbach with a soldier who had a near death experience and promised Hashem that if he was saved he would go to yeshivah, but since he waited a couple of ...
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Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Auerbach and Minhag Avoisenu

Rabbi SZA held (in I believe Meorei Eish) that electricity is only forbidden on Shabbos because of Minhag Avoiseinu. Double AA also says that he heard orally that Rabbi SZA held that certain ...
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Rav S.Z. Auerbach on Toveling Tables and Refrigerator Shelves

According to Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach, z"l, as cited by the Kof-K, tables do not require tevila. However, he is cited in the same Kof-K article as having seemingly allowed omitting tevila of ...
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Not using Electricity as a Minhag

This answer asserts that R' Auerbach held that not using electricity on Shabbat is a minhag. However, assuming that this ruling dates to the 1930s (which is what I have heard in the past), everyday ...
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May I let my web browser save my browsing session during Chol Hamoed?

To save electricity, I like to shut down my computer every night. First, I quit my Web browser. My Web browser is set up so that, when I quit, it automatically saves my session: a list of open tabs ...
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Did Rabbis Moshe Feinstein and Shlomo Zalman Auerbach ever meet in person? How many times? [closed]

Rav Moshe was in America, Rav Shlomo Zalman in Israel. Did they ever meet? Where and when? Do we have a photo of both of them together? (I know Rav Shlomo Zalman was asked to speak at Rav Moshe's ...