Mordechai Friedman
Mordechai Friedman

The Prohibition of Enjoying a Non-Jews Work on Shabbat

What can you ask a non-Jew to do for you on Shabbat? What specific tasks can you request? What if the non-Jew does something for their own benefit or something to make their job easier, but that you benefit from, is that permitted? These and other questions are answered in this 43 minute class.

If you enjoyed this class,  sign up to Halakha courses beginning this October on Avodat Hashem – Foundations of Divine Service, Life Cycle and General Halakha offered this year on the VBM site.

VBM—The Israel Koschitzky Virtual Beit Midrash of Yeshivat Har EtzionThis shiur is reposted with permission from the VBM—The Israel Koschitzky Virtual Beit Midrash of Yeshivat Har Etzion, where you can find both audio and text shiurim regarding all aspects of Halakha.

About the Author
Rav Mordechai Friedman has been a Ram at Yeshivat Har Etzion since 1986. He is the Halacha Coordinator for the VBM—The Israel Koschitzky Virtual Beit Midrash of Yeshivat Har Etzion, the Yeshiva's Internet Project. Rav Friedman studied under Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik zt"l at Yeshiva University in New York, graduating with a degree in Computer Sciences. He earned Semicha from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel.
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