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From Our Archives: May One Use a Microphone on Shabbat?

November 20, 2009 by  
Filed under From Our Archives, Halakha

From Our Archives:  Rabbi Manuel Poliakoff and The Use of Microphones on Shabbat   If a microphone is turned on before Shabbat, or pre-set on a timer, may one use it on Shabbat?   As is well known, many American Orthodox congregations used a microphone in the middle of the 20th century, with some continuing to use [...]