Hilchot Shabbat

Overview of Memachek

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This video is class 13 of 14 in the series Hilchot Shabbat IV.

In this Torah shiur (class) on Hilchot Shabat, Rabbi Shimon Isaacson introduces the Av Melacha (primary prohibited activity) of Memachek (smoothing), and its toldah (sub-category) of Memarei’ach (spreading or scraping). The class included a discussion of using ointments on Shabbos.