• October 18, 2021
  • 12 5782, Heshvan
  • פרשת וירא

Whistling on Shabbat

Whistling on Shabbat

Unlike playing musical instruments, whistling on Shabbat and holidays is a completely different kind of noise that requires a separate discussion. Join Rabbi Dovid Fink as he discusses when whistling is permitted and when it is not, learning from the sources in the Gemara down through today’s leading poskim.

July 5, 2021 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Whistling on Shabbat: Lesson
Class description

Who would have thought that the rabbis devote so much time and effort to discussing whistling on Shabbat and all week long?

In this series we will survey the opinion of the great poskim, opening a window to their decision-making methods.

Hebrew sources are available through the links in both WORD format and pdf. In class we will translate and explain these sources.

July 12, 2021 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Whistling on Shabbat: Lesson
Class description

Building on the primary sources in the Shulchan Aruch and commentaries we examined last, we proceed today to contemporary application in recent responsa by the leading rabbanim.

For the sake of completeness, we will also discuss the opinions of the poskim regarding whistling during the week.

 

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.