[Avodah] Insights Into Halacha: The Curious Case of the Karpef

Prof. Levine llevine at stevens.edu
Thu Jan 24 03:17:26 PST 2013

The well-known halacha of not carrying outside on Shabbos is based on 
the episode in this week's Parsha of several people attempting to 
gather the mun (manna) on Shabbos. That is why an Eruv is so 
important, as in certain circumstances it allows us to carry outside 
on Shabbos. But to create a proper Eruv, one must first have a basic 
understanding of the Karpef...

Read the full 
"<http://ohr.edu/this_week/insights_into_halacha/5070>Insights Into 
Halacha: <http://ohr.edu/this_week/insights_into_halacha/5070>The 
Curious Case of the Karpef".

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kol tuv,

Y. Spitz

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