17.12.2010 10.Tevet, 5771
Senior haredi adjudicator recently prohibited visiting Western Wall on Shabbat due to halachic problems with the security cameras.
Senior haredi Ashkenazi adjudicator Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv recently prohibited visiting the Western Wall on Shabbat due to halachic problems with the security cameras there. However, one of the leading experts on Halacha and technology is calling the demand part of the “endless pursuit of stringencies in Elyashiv’s court.”
An announcement in last weekend’s Yated Ne'eman newspaper cited sources close to Elyashiv as prohibiting visits to the Western Wall on Shabbat in the rabbi’s name….