Wartime Halacha: Rocket sirens during tefilah
According to the Gemara and the Shulchan Aruch, you should not interrupt your prayer (שמונה עשרה, עמודה, תפילת הלחש) even if a snake wraps itself around your foot.
On the other hand, halacha requires doing whatever is necessary in life-threatening situations.
What should you do if you hear an air raid siren while praying?
A source sheet is attached. In class we will translate and explain the principal sources.
Wartime Halacha: Carrying cellphones & weapons on Shabbas
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.