What is Jewish Law's Problem With Electricity?
Ever wanted to know the answer to some deep and challenging questions in halakhah (Jewish law)? Join R. Avi Killip interviewing R. Ethan Tucker with questions sent in by Yeshivat Hadar alumni and others on all sorts of details of Jewish law. This is a joint project between the Center for Jewish Law and Values and Jewish Public Media.
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In this episode: What are the issues in Jewish law of using electricity on shabbat and festivals? What are the different approaches from the 20th-21st centuries? And what's the difference between electricity on Yom Yov / festivals or shabbat?