Shabbos 81 – שבת פא

Mar Zutra challenged Rava’s prohibition of manipulating with a stone for concern of hair-removal, by exclaiming “should he endanger himself?”; if (presumably) it is not pikuach nefesh then why would this be grounds for heter?

One thought on “Shabbos 81 – שבת פא

  1. It is an intuitive argument. It just can’t be that every Shabbos one must endanger himself, even if it does not necessarily mean death.

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