In 2013 I regave a class series on Electricity I had done before I started recording classes. This time around I was elated to have Dr. Alan Mincer deliver an special introductory class on the science of electricity, which ought to be required knowledge for anyone discussing its halakhic ramifications.
In the final installment of the sub-unit on Electricity in Jewish Law, Rabbi Yuter examines additional areas of halakhah where electricity may play a part.
After a brief discussion of the fire tetrahedron, Rabbi Yuter leads a discussion examining and contrasting R. Moshe Feinstein’s rulings prohibiting the use of a microphone on Shabbat while permitting the use of hearing aids.
Rabbi Josh Yuter’s series on Electricity in Jewish Law continues with a discussion of R. Shlomo Zalman Aurbach’s rebuttal of previous arguments.
Rabbi Josh Yuter introduces the subject of Electricity from the perspective of applying old halakhah to new technologies.
In this Very Special Episode of Current Jewish Questions, guest lecturer Dr. Allen Mincer introduces the series on Electricity in Jewish Law with an introduction to the science of Electricity.