[Avodah] Corona related questions

Micha Berger micha at aishdas.org
Wed Mar 25 15:37:19 PDT 2020

On Sat, Mar 21, 2020 at 10:29:28PM +1100, Dr. Isaac Balbin via Avodah wrote:
> 1. You see or know of a minyan, kibbutz anashim, etc that are breaching
> government Corona guidelines. Do you have a chiyuv to report them vis
> a vis Lo Sa'amod?

I think an earlier post already told us that RAEiger held yes.

On Sun, Mar 15, 2020 at 09:42:51PM -0400, Zev Sero via Avodah wrote:
> There is a letter from Rabbi Akiva Eiger (Igeres Sofrim #29) about a cholera
> epidemic, in which he suggests that minyanim be limited to 15 men each,
> davening in shifts starting at dawn, and each person be assigned a minyan
> that he is to attend.  He also suggested that the government be asked to
> station a policeman at the shul door to enforce the 15-man maximum.

Tir'u baTov!

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