Halachically Speaking: Halachos For The Summer (Part 9)

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Rolling One’s Sleeves Up On Shabbos

There is a basis to permit one to wear a shirt will the sleeves rolled up outside on a hot day on Shabbos in a place that does not have an eiruv. Horav Yisroel Belsky Shlita says a person who is rolling up his sleeves because he is not interested in having a long sleeve shirt may not roll his sleeve up and walk outside on Shabbos (in a place that does not have an eiruv) because the sleeve is looked at as a burden not a garment. However, if one would not wear a short sleeve shirt for whatever reason and he is only rolling up his shirt sleeve because he is hot, then he may walk outside like that on Shabbos.

Compiled by Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits who can be reached at[email protected]

Reviewed by Rabbi Ben-zion Schiffenbauer Shlita

All Piskei Harav Yisrael Belsky Shlita are Reviewed by Harav Yisrael Belsky Shlita