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Rabbis Declare 'Shabbat Elevators' Violate Sabbath Rules

In a story in USA Today, a decision has been handed down by a group of influencial rabbies in Israel that declares the use of "shabbat elevators" violates the prohibition against work on the sabbath.



Shabbat elevators stop at every floor on their own, which means that riders don't have to press any buttons--a violation against "work" on the sabbath for orthodox Jews. The… Continue

Added by Nix Manes on October 6, 2009 at 1:15pm — 2 Comments

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