Hearing Aids on Shabbat, Yes – But All Varieties of Microphone Technologies, No?

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Quote from: https://www.zomet.org.il/eng/?CategoryID=198&ArticleID=283#b5 6. Hearing Aids Contemporary poskim have permitted the use of hearing aids (which are actually small microphones and amplifiers) on Shabbat, and were seemingly unconcerned with the problem of electricity. The Tzitz Eliezer (vol. 6, 6:6) summarizes: … Continued

New COVID-19 Variants

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https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/transmission/variant.html New COVID-19 Variants Updated Jan. 15, 2021 Information about the characteristics of these variants is rapidly emerging. Scientists are working to learn more about how easily they might spread, whether they could cause more severe illness, and whether currently … Continued

Before Taking A Covid-19 Vaccine Be Aware of the Risks Raised by Dr. James Lyons-Weiler & Rabbinical Reaction To the Vaccines

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Below is a link to his video. Currently I am linking to the page as it appears on Tuesday, 5 January 2021 – 21st of Tevet, 5781. I cannot guarantee how suitable this page will look on some future date. … Continued

The Search for Life on Mars – The Positive and the Negative Side of that Search

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Quote from https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=7666 SHERLOC was built at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California, which leads the Perseverance mission; WATSON was built at Malin Space Science Systems in San Diego. For the most promising rocks, the Perseverance team will command … Continued

Mitzvot in Space (Halacha in Extreme Places Part 3) – Rabbi Anthony Manning – Delivered at the OU Israel Center, February 19, 2020, 24 Shevat 5780

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The presentation by vilnagaon.org of Rabbi Manning’s views on “Mitzvot in Space” is not to be seen as an endorsement of his conclusions. It is meant just to encourage research into this fascinating topic. The link to the audio: https://audio.vilnagaon.org/outer-space/Mitzvot … Continued