Three weeks and tishah bav



Babysitting On Shabbat

Babysitting On Shabbat Question: May one hire a babysitter to watch one’s children on Shabbat and pay Her on Friday or on Motza’ei Shabbat or is this forbidden? Answer: The Gemara (Baba Metzia 58a) states That our Sages Enacted That one may not pay a worker for work Performed on Shabbat, for this is Similar […]

Listening to Music during the “Three Weeks”

Listening to Music during the “Three Weeks” All forms of dancing are forbidden during the three weeks between the Seventeenth of Tammuz and the Ninth of Av, even when there is no musical accompaniment.   This applies even when the dancing conforms to the laws of modesty and holiness observed by the Jewish nation, i.e. […]