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The prayer Brich Shmeh from the Zohar Vayakhel 206a, which is recited during the Torah service contains the statement ולא על בר אלהין סמיכנא. Is the expression “we do not rely on bar elahin” a reference to Christianity? No. It is a reference to the ancient Jewish tradition of Moses ascending to Heaven1 to take the Torah down to earth, from the Angels (...


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dinonline (here and here) answer a very similar question Before getting into the technical halachic aspect if it is permitted or not, it is surely not advisable to stay there when you are prone to looking at idolatrous images on a constant basis. These things can have an effect on us, and therefore it is best to try to correct the situation or ...


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