[Avodah] Chop a Mitzvah

Rich, Joel JRich at sibson.com
Wed Aug 14 16:10:36 PDT 2019

> On Aug 14, 2019, at 3:26 PM, Rich, Joel <JRich at sibson.com> wrote:
>> The way I heard the story in YU many decades ago, it was, in fact,
>> RCB who turned on the light, and there was a lesson to Rav Moshe but he
>> was not called an apikores.

> IIRC it was the Dayan of brisk (r Simcha Zelig) who rcb directed
> to turn on the light after r ms hesitated. I always assumed that and
> addition to just perhaps being closer to the light the lesson was that
> this really was Halacha lmaaseh as certified by the Dayan.

Confirming my version of the story see page 27 of Nefesh Harav 

Joel rich

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