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Can I keep money that I found on Shabbat?

Question: I know that you're not supposed to carry money on Shabbat. But what if you are out walking and see $20 lying on the sidewalk? Can you pick...

May I ride my bicycle on Shabbat?

Rabbi Eliezer G: Welcome to the Rabbi's one on one chat room, how can I help you today? Wheelie: why cant you ride a bike on shabbat Rabbi Eliezer G:...

What do we light first? Chanukah candles or Shabbat candles?

Mrs. Esty Davidson: Welcome! I'll be with you in a moment... menorahman: do we light shabbat candles or chanukah candles first? Mrs. Esty Davidson: hi...

What may I bring my host on Shabbat?

Rabbi E: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment..., but you should know, I AM SO GLAD YOU ARE HERE! guest: What should I bring to shabbat meal if I am...

What should I do on Shabbat?

Question:My stepfather wants to know if he can play with tools and generators on the Sabbath? Or what is he as a engineer to do on the Sabbath? Much...

What is the meaning of work and rest in relation to Shabbat?

In order to understand the laws pertaining to Shabbat, we must first understand the basis and underlying nature of the Day of Rest.The reason we rest on...

What type of work is forbidden on Shabbat and Holidays?

A. The Torah1 says, "Do not perform melachah on Shabbat." Melachah means work. But what's "work?" The melachot, plural for labors...

Where in the Torah does it say you may not drive a car on Shabbat?

Stop...  Exodus 35:3 The Torah says "You shall not kindle fire in any of your dwelling places on the Sabbath day". Cars run on...

How can I close my business for Shabbat?

Question: I am Jewish. G-d has blessed us with a donut shoppe, but we are open on the Sabbath. I feel like a phony. Does G-d understand more...

How can selling aliyahs be permitted on Shabbat & holidays if business transactions are prohibited?

Question: I understand that doing business transactions on holidays and Shabbat is prohibited. I am looking for an explanation that can justify Rabbis...