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The Laws of Cooking and Warming Food on Shabbat

The Laws of Cooking and Warming Food on Shabbat is a comprehensive presentation of hilkhot bishul and the reasoning behind the laws. In this wideranging volume, Rabbi Mordechai Willig presents and analyzes the opinions of the most respected voices in halakhic discourse. He traces the law from the biblical prohibition to rabbinic legislation, and from medieval authorities to decisors of our time. Exploring new issues involving present-day applications and the impact of modern technology, The Laws of Cooking and Warming Food on Shabbat encompasses the range of complexities and challenges of this central area of Jewish law. It is a crucial resource for laymen, students, and scholars alike.


Includes sections on:
• The Definition of Cooking • The Status of Liquids
• Cooking with Solar Heat • The Non-Jew in the Shabbat Kitchen
• Blechs, Hot Plates and Timers • Improperly Heated Food
• Leaving, Placing and Returning Food to a Fire


Listen the author, Rabbi Willig, talk about The Laws of Cooking with Nachum Segal on the radio show "By the Book" 


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ISBN 9781592643738
author Rabbi Mordechai Willig
Pages 579
Language English
Binding Hardcover
Author Rabbi Mordechai Willig

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Rabbi Mordechai Willig
Rabbi Mordechai Willig is the Rabbi Dr. Sol Roth Professor of Talmud and Contemporary Halachah at Yeshiva University’s Mazer Yeshiva Program; the Rosh Kollel of the...
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