• December 3, 2023
  • 19 5784, Kislev
  • פרשת וישלח

Swimming on Shabbat

Swimming on Shabbat

There’s nothing like jumping in a pool or in the ocean on a very warm day but what about if the day is Shabbat? Join Rabbi Dovid Fink as he explores what halachic precautions are required when considering more than just a dunk in a mikveh but actual swimming on shabbat.

June 5, 2023 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Swimming on Shabbat: Swimming on Shabbat
Class description

Rabbis often discuss swimming on Shabbat in rivers, lakes, and swimming pools.

In this class we will survey the primary rabbinic sources that deal with swimming.

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

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.