[Avodah] Reading Newspapers and Other secular Literature on Shabbos

Ben Waxman ben1456 at zahav.net.il
Tue Nov 6 10:59:09 PST 2018

If no one has seen them, how do you know what was in them? You did a 
research paper?

On 11/6/2018 5:18 AM, Toby Katz via Avodah wrote:
> Since these journals were published more than a century ago, no one 
> alive today has seen these papers except for a few academic 
> researchers with access to old library archives.  They were weeklies 
> and even though they did carry some news, they were more like today's 
> intellectual journals of opinion, with long articles discussing the 
> issues of the day from a philosophical, hashkafic point of view

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