Shabbat FAQs

OHR has a number of fascinating questions and answers on what is and isn’t permissible on Shabbat.

What you can and can’t do:

Velcro – is it tearing?
Lifts (elevators) – there are special Shabbat lifts
Glow in the dark toys – is moving electrons allowed?
Motion Sensors – as long as you’re careful
Scrabble, Monopoly & Chess – Chess but no Chess clocks
Emailing across timezones into the Shabbat – depends on the server
Origami – nope
A light dilemma – special automatic lights are available
Brain waves(!)

[Partially via Waxy]

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