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Category: Shabbos & Yom Tov

Divine Sparks: Shabbat, Electricity

by Rabbi Dov Linzer Posted on March 8, 2017

This is a source sheet to accompany the panel that took place in Jerusalem on January 5, 2017 titled, “Divine Sparks: Shabbat, Electricity” To listen to the audio from the panel, click on the following audio link: Below is a summary of the main ways in which poskim have tried to put the use of Continue Reading »

Is Swimming for Pleasure Permitted on Shabbat?

bwestrich (Posted on December 22, 2016)
From the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies

Composting Within An Eruv

Amy Pollak (Posted on November 23, 2016)
From the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies

Electricity and Shabbat: An Exploration Into the Nature of Kedushat Shabbat

by Rabbi Dov Linzer Posted on October 21, 2016

Warming Tray on Shabbat

Amy Pollak (Posted on August 15, 2016)
From the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies

Saying Al Ha’Nissim on Yom Ha’atzmaut

Rabbi Dov Linzer (Posted on August 5, 2016)
From the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies

The Mitzvah of Shofar

by Rabbi Dov Linzer Posted on August 4, 2016

This shiur focuses on the question of whether the mitzvah of shofar on Rosh HaShana is to blow or to hear the shofar. In addition to addressing some of the halakhic aspects of that question, it attempts to see how the טעמי המצוה interact with its halakhic formulation, and how this enables a fuller way Continue Reading »

Snow on Shabbat

Rabbi Dov Linzer (Posted on July 26, 2016)
From the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies

U’vda D’chol on Shabbat

Rabbi Dov Linzer (Posted on July 26, 2016)
From the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies

May One Take Down a Sukkah on Chol HaMoed in Anticipation of Hurricane Joaquin?

Rabbi Dov Linzer (Posted on July 26, 2016)
From the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies

The Joy of a Mitzvah or the Joy that is a Mitzvah?

by Rabbi Ysoscher Katz Posted on July 5, 2016

To read this Hebrew article, click here.

Money Designated For Korban Pesach

by Rabbi Ysoscher Katz Posted on July 5, 2016

To read this hebrew article, click here.