Tag: shabbat

Shabbos Toilet Paper

For the first time in my life I was assigned the task of cutting toilet paper for shabbos. In my modern orthodox youth we used tissues and it wasn’t until years later that I heard of cutting toilet paper on…

Eruv deemed offensive

Recent attempts to place an eruv in a small town in Tennessee have backfired as residents both Jewish and non-Jewish come out in full force against the project. Many orthodox Jews believe that carrying on the sabbath is considered work…

How do you behave at kiddush?

How do you behave at Kiddush? Everyone does different things at Kiddush, I myself look like a wolf, scouting out the offerings and planning an attack that will be most profitable and allow me to stockpile the hard to reach…