Exercising on Shabbat
Can you still do your daily workout on shabbat? Does it make a difference if you are training professionally? Join Rabbi Dovid Fink and learn about exercising on Shabbat, including the opinions of the great rabbis from the Talmud down through today’s leading poskim.
Exercising on Shabbat: Lesson
Is exercise (jogging, calisthenics, kettlebell, etc.) permitted on Shabbat and Yom Tov?
If not, what is the precise definition of the prohibition? What exactly is prohibited and why?
Sources are available through the link both in WORD format and pdf.
The sources are in Hebrew. In class we will translate and explain them.
In addition to being one of Rabbi Brovender's first students, Rabbi Dovid Fink is an outstanding expertﾠand teacher of Halacha. Rabbi Fink received his Rabbinic ordination from ITRI and the Mir and was awarded his Ph.D in Semitic Languages and Linguistics from Yale University. Rav Fink has taught thousands of students from all over the world for over 35 years.