Day: March 8, 2020

Rabbi David Golinkin: In Light of the Spread of the Corona Virus, is it Permissible to Listen to the Megillah Reading “Live” via Telephone, Radio, Television or Facebook?

Question from Dr. Yizhar Hess, Director General of the Masorti Movement: In light of the spread of the corona virus, is it permissible to listen to the Megillah reading “live” via telephone, radio, television or Facebook?

Responsum: I am replying in brief since the matter is urgent, and since I am in the middle of a trip to the United States and have no books.… Read the rest