Sefer Torah fell on the floor. What shoud I do?

Answer:

It is customary for anybody in the presence of a Sefer Torah falling on the floor to fast.

See Magen Avraham 44:5; for a detailed explanation, see Iggros Moshe 3:3; Tzitz Eliezer 5:1.

The Chida adds that there is an actualy obligation to fast when the Sefer Torah drops from one’s hands; the customary fast applies when one is witness to the falling of a Sefer Torah.

Tags: Fasting sefer torah fell

Share The Knowledge

Not what you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged Fast days Reading the Torah Fasting sefer torah fell or ask your own question.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *