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I have non-Jewish guests fairly often (board games are a good way to spend Shabbat afternoon...). Here are some things I do: Wine: just use mevushal. Why risk either offense or waste? Your human guests are way more important than having the nicest possible wine. I use a "night light" in each bathroom rather than leaving the regular lights on. It's way ...


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The key issue in the question is that by saying the words: וַתַּבְדֵּל ה' אֱלֹקֵינוּ בֵּין קֹדֶשׁ לְחֹל, בֵּין אוֹר לְחשֶׁךְ, בֵּין יִשְׂרָאֵל לָעַמִּים, בֵּין יוֹם הַשְּׁבִיעִי לְשֵׁשֶׁת יְמֵי הַמַּעֲשֶׂה.‏ You have distinguished Hashem, our God between the sacred and the secular, between light and darkness, between Israel and the peoples, ...


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According this article of Rabbi Yisrael Rozen of Tzomet institute, it might not even be a muktze. He states that changing the power of existing electrical current in Shabbat is not forbidden: כך פסק הר"י נויבירט (שמירת שבת כהלכתה לד,כח) בשם הרש"ז אוירבך: מכשיר חשמלי בשבת לכבדי שמיעה מותר להם להשתמש בו בשבת, ובתנאי שהמכשיר יהיה מופעל מבעוד יום. ...


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