Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Sukkos Safety

Rabbi Lesches Says Crocs are Fine for Yom Kippur

According to crownheights.info Rabbi Boruch Dov Lesches said plainly that according to the Alter Rebbe's Shulchan Aruch wearing Crocs on Yom Kippur is fine.

Rabbi Yaakov Schvei said that “as long as its not made of leather [Crocs] isn’t considered a Beged.”

Rabbi Avrohom Osdoba said “sneakers are also comfortable so I don’t see what the difference between the two are” and added that “you must wear the strap behind your calf otherwise it can be considered carrying should they fall off.”

Daily Mincha

The daily Mincha minyan at K'hal Tzemach Tzedek is now at 6:15 PM.