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Practical Halachah: Borer on Shabbat, Part 1

The Prohibition of ‘Selecting’ on Shabbat

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Practical Halachah: Borer on Shabbat, Part 1: The Prohibition of ‘Selecting’ on Shabbat

On Shabbat we abstain from 39 general categories of creative work. In this class we discuss the prohibition of ‘selecting’ on Shabbat. Learn what constitutes the biblical melachah of borer, the underlying principles, and their practical application in contemporary situations. For example what are the criteria for peeling fruit and making a fruit salad, and what’s the issue with eating nuts on Shabbat?
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