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January 25, 2012 6:11 am at 6:11 am #601776
Is there such a halacha that if someone, even one person, in a room with other people is cold [during an average (cold) winter day] in the winter the window has to be kept closed??
(If you think that there is such a halacha, please cite any and all available sources.)
P.S. Please pardon the run-on [and perhaps some excessive words in the above] question…January 25, 2012 1:25 pm at 1:25 pm #846503skiaddictMember
I dont know any sources but im sure there is such a halacha, i knew that halacha from when i was a little kid.January 25, 2012 2:41 pm at 2:41 pm #846504Boro Park GirlMember
My students can all quote it(they do all the time) so ill have to ask them where its written!January 26, 2012 3:59 am at 3:59 am #846505
Please help, I’m freeeezing!January 26, 2012 4:09 am at 4:09 am #846506WIYMember
JackpotJanuary 26, 2012 5:22 am at 5:22 am #846507
WIY: Thank you very much. Actually, I found that exact page earlier last night (before I pos[t]ed this question). Unfortunately, some in the crowd that I’m dealing with are Ultra-Yeshivish (new denomination btw) and contemporary sources, often times, do not carry a lot of weight with them (i.e. some don’t eat foods that [only] have an OU 😉 hechsher).January 26, 2012 2:18 pm at 2:18 pm #846508WIYMember
Please explain what new denomination means. Im not sure who all the sources are but they don’t all have to do with the OU only 1 of them and these guys will be lucky if they reach a 1/100th of his knowledge in Torah in their lifetimes. They don’t have to like ou or eat its hechsher to recognize that he is a powerhouse in Halacha and one of the poskei hador. These guys are chutzpinyaks. Ok Im done ranting for now.
If you like you can Google the topic its on numerous sites. It is based on a Halacha in shulchan aruch choshen mishpat.January 26, 2012 5:11 pm at 5:11 pm #8465092qwertyParticipant
I googled it for you and the first result is this page:
Gemara in Bava Basra (22b-23a)
Shulchan Oruch (Choshen Mishpat 155:39)
Rema adds that it applies regarding any discomfort
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