'Zomet' News
The Zomet Institute at the GA 2013
Dan Marans the executive director of The Zomet Institute, will be speaking at the GA in Jerusalem
Zomet celebrates 33
Zomet has just published its 33 Volume of Tchumin (HEB)
R. Rozen "it's YES to the Shabbat Elevator"
Rabbi Yisrael Rozen explains why the Shabbat Elevator is Kosher
Point Of View
 Trying to Stretch the Shmitta Blanket       

   Rav Avraham Yitachak Kook, the father of Torah Zionism and the poet of Shemitta, uses exalted language to describe the ideal, visionary, and utopian seventh year. "A year of quiet and peace... A year of equality and expansion of the soul. There is no private property and no designated rights, and Divine peace reigns over everything whose soul breathes within him... Mankind returns to its fresh nature... A spirit of sanctity and nobility envelopes everything. 'Let there be a Shabbat year for the land – Shabbat for G-d.' [Vayikra 25:4]." [From the introduction to Rav Kook's book, Shabbat HaAretz]. Let it come true quickly for all of us – Amen!   To the complete article.

  • Uses almost no electricity
  • Compact and portable
  • Strong and flexible
  • Safe - has no glass
  • can be hung on the wall
  • Works with electric current worldwide
  • We invite you to our new interactive lecture hall. An unforgettable adventure about Halacha and Technology synthesized in modern living. 

    A gas timer for Yom Tov

     

    A New Innovation

    An innovative technology developed at the Zomet Institute for opening doors with electric and magnetic locking systems on Shabbat via ‘current changing’

    Electricity on Shabbat

  • Why is the use of electricity forbidden on Shabbat?
  • What about changing the strength of an existing current?
  • Buying a New Fridge?

    Once everything was simple, remove the bulb from the refrigerator - not a sweat. Can we do the same with modern refrigerators? Which fridge is preferred from a halachic perspective – a digital fridge or mechanical? When you open the door on Shabbat the fan works, is that all right?
    In these guidelines you will find general information on the subject.

    Electric Shaver

    Shaving with a razor is forbidden by the Torah law; however "scissors that are like a razor" can be used lechatchila.
  • Which category does the electric shaver fit into?

  • Rabbi Rosen, head of The Zomet Institute , displays laboratory photographs of razor blades in action, and draws the conclusions.
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