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R Dovid Ribiat answers your question in his book The 39 melochos (vol 3, p. 888) It is questionable wether killing a mortally ill or wounded animal is the melocho m'deoraisa of Schochait. In any case, doing so is not actually permitted. "Mercy killing" situations are common examples of this [question]. Example: One who notices a badly wounded bird ...


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This question is more a psychological one and it really depends on your personal situation. I will try to answer a bit more generally. 1. Keep the phone away The easiest first step, regardless of all else, is to keep the phone in a place that is inaccessible in moments of weakness. If you use the phone as an alarm clock consider an alternative alarm clock ...


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It depends. Did the Eruv organizers rent a portion of all residences within the Eruv boundaries? The Shulchan Aruch rules (cited below) that a Jew who desecrates Shabbos cannot mevatel (lit. cancel) owned home space to the Eruv users, but rather the Eruv users have to rent that Jew's property. If the Eruv organizers rented space in all homes inside the Eruv ...


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According to Rabbi Dr. Shmuel Klein in his essay "לחקר השמות והכינוים", Leshonenu 1:4, ben Drosai was a Tanna named R' Yonatan ben Dores, also known as Abba Hadros (called in the Sifrei Abba Doresh (here and here), which Rabbi Klein said is a scribal error, and indeed, his correction does appear in at least one Sifrei MS brought in Finkelstein's ...


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You can say a similar formulation for any sick person at any time on Shabbat as the Kitzur Shulchan Aruch (193:4) writes You should say to the sick man [...] on Shabbos "This is Shabbos, we are forbidden to wail, healing is soon to come, His mercy is great, rest in peace." שַׁבָּת הִיא מִלִּזְעֹק, וּרְפוּאָה קְרוֹבָה לָבוֹא, וְרַחֲמָיו מְרֻבִּים, ...


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The 7th day, Sabbath, which began at Creation (Genesis 2:3) has NO instructions for mankind. It merely notes that God sanctified and blessed a specific day. Did man even know about it? Was man commanded to observe the Sabbath in a prescribed manner? The Bible does not mention anything about Adam, Enoch, or Noah observing the Sabbath. There is also no mention ...


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Adam and Eve did not observe Shabbat. If the patriarchs observed the Torah, the Torah would have mentioned it.


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