Ask the Rabbi: Dairy farms operating on Shabbat

22.10.2012                      06.Cheschwan. 5773                      Ta'anit BH"B

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Ask the Rabbi: Dairy farms operating on Shabbat

The Tnuva milk under the “mehadrin” kashrut certification label does not include milk produced on Shabbat.

The question of operating a dairy farm on Shabbat raises many questions that go well beyond the issue of milking cows. These include concerns for animal welfare, national security, the state’s economy, and the use of automated technology or gentile workers to solve modern problems….