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Can I live according to my own convictions, within Jewish law?

Rabbi Eliezer G: Welcome to the Rabbi's one on one chat room, how can I help you today? 7thday: Hi, this might sound like a funny question! but you...

Can I Draw on Shabbat?

Rabbi Eliezer G: Welcome to the Rabbi's one on one chat room, how can I help you today? pencil: can i draw on shabbat? Rabbi Eliezer G: no Rabbi...

Is it permitted to go swimming on Shabbat?

Taking a splash on a hot afternoon is a great way to cool down and have fun; but not on Shabbat. The sages1 prohibited swimming in a river or lake on...

How do I enjoy Shabbat with all its prohibitions?

The truth is that Shabbat can be enjoyed because of its prohibitions. We live in the 21st century, where stress is a way of life. We run around at a...

What's the deal with carrying on Shabbat?

One word of introduction before we start: Shabbat is a day of “rest”. Not rest as in “weekly-vacation”; rather, Shabbat is a...

Shabbat: Music Between the Notes

A famous pianist was once asked how he handled the notes so well. The pianist answered that he handled the notes no better than others, but that the...

Is there any way that I can warm my food for the Shabbat meal on Shabbat itself?

In warming food on Shabbos, there are three issues to consider – the first is potentially d’oraitah and the latter two are d’rabannan...

What are the rules for the Shabbat during Shivah?

The basic rule regarding Shabbat is that while all public displays of mourning are forbidden, inconspicuous laws of mourning remain in effect.1 •...

If I violated Shabbat, do I keep on observing the rest of the day?

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind? David: on Shabbat if I for example broke it on Fri night by...

Is it permissible to chat with a Jew in Israel when it's already Shabbat for him?

Mrs. Shaffer: Welcome......how can I help you?:) Marj: is it permissible to talk to a non-shomer shabboat jew while it_s shabbos in israel, but not for...