New answers tagged

2

Ask your LOR if this question is relevant but assuming there is a prohibition in garbage being thrown into a garbage truck (muktzah, no eruv etc.) if someone already paid but the city council chooses to send their workers on Shabbos it would seem like their coming on Shabbos is no different from any other case of hiring a non-Jew to do something and he ...


4

This is the subject of a machlochet. Poskim debate the analagous case of water gathering on top of leben (a thick Middle Eastern dairy product somewhere between yoghurt and cream cheese in consistancy, often known in English by its Arabic name, "labne"). Shemirat Shabbat Ke-hilkhata (3:20) rules that this water is psolet ("bad") being ...


2

The Aruch Laner says that questions about practical monetary matters may not be judged on Yom Tov. There is reason to assume that that Shabbos would have the identical halacha. He says this in the course of explaining a fascinating gemara in Sukkah 31a: ההיא סבתא דאתאי לקמיה דרב נחמן אמרה ליה ריש גלותא וכולהו רבנן דבי ריש גלותא בסוכה גזולה הוו יתבי צווחה ...


1

Shemiras Shabbos 40:27 says that the orthodox doctor should not exchange with the non-religious doctor as the latter may come to transgress shabbos.


1

I think 1 and 4 are the same certification, viz that it's suitable for Passover. But that's not what you asked about. I think 5 is the company's own say-so, and refers to an unspecified ishur, approval; 2 and 3 are then those approvals.


0

I would like to decipher this very complex halachic issue in a clear manner for us all. Noting on the premise that we must Remember Shabbos as it says in Yisro, and although our Rabbis have connected it to Kiddush, the day must be remembered as well throughout our week, that being the case, if we have intentions during the week of work on Shabbos, although ...


0

On Shabbos, we are more in touch with the spiritual aspects of our life and less connected to the physical aspects. This acts as a "reset" every week and hopefully some of this emphasis is drawn into the following week. This following week therefore is more spiritually meaningful than it would otherwise have been and this is the (ultimate) blessing....


5

I emailed my father and he helped me out. The Daas Zekeinim Mibaalei Hatosfos on Shemos 14:2 is explicit that Hashem judges on Shabbos even though it's Assur for humans to: ולי נראה דדוקא לאדם אבל להקב"ה לא שהרי מצינו שהקב"ה יושב ודן את כל העולם אפילו בשבת ואפילו בר"ה ויום הכפורים אע"פ שלישראל אסור (וכה"ג כתב רש"י ז"ל בר&...


-5

It's the plain meaning of the verse from Tehillim 147:19 which says: מַגִּ֣יד דְּבָרָ֣יו לְיַעֲקֹ֑ב חֻקָּ֥יו וּ֝מִשְׁפָּטָ֗יו לְיִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ That all the laws and judgements in Torah which G-d commanded to the Jewish people are also observed by G-d. This follows one of the long-standing teachings the Lubavitcher Rebbe like is found for example in Torat ...


4

One cannot convert on shabbat. The circumcision may not be performed on shabbat - see Kitzur Shulchan Aruch Yalkut Yosef 331:41. The immersion may also not be performed on shabbat, as it requires the presence of a court - see Shulchan Aruch Yoreh Deah 268:4.


5

This is an good question if one carefully reads the shulchan aruch 313:6 where the shulchan aruch compares a cup that is in parts to a bed that is made out of parts where the concern is that one will press (shove) the parts in place. The issur would be that one might come to use nails(or similar) and that would be wither מכה בפטיש or בונה (see m.b. 41 there)....


Top 50 recent answers are included