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Refilling a saltshaker on Shabbos

Halachipedia at https://halachipedia.com/index.php?title=Boneh#Saltshakers states: Saltshakers It is permitted to open and close a saltshaker on Shabbat.[fn52] fn52 reads: Minchat Shlomo 1:11:4 says ...
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Refilling a saltshaker on Shabbos

Per the interpretation of R'Shlomo Zalaman Auerbach zatza"l of the Chazon Ish (סי' נ' ס"ק ט), the Chazon Ish's opinion is, that closing a Salt shaker is not allowed I am copying the ...
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Brushing a Pet on Shabbos

Brushing hair on Shabbat is tricky because of the melacha of gozez (shearing hair). The original gozez was on animals so brushing animal hair is even closer to the original prohibition! There is no ...
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Boneh & Soser: Toilet Tank

If it is common to open and close the cover then it is allowed (Orchos Shabbes 8/78, also see here) If it is uncommon to open or close it - Rabbi Kafka here and the Bais Din here allow it, but the ...
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Tying shoes on Shabbat if you don’t plan to untie them in a day

Shulchan aruch orach chaim 317/5 עניבה מותר דלאו קשר הוא: הגה ואפי' אם עושה קשר אחד למטה נוהגין בו היתר: (אגור): 5. A bow is permitted because it is not a knot. RAMA: even if one ties a single knot ...
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