Is it okay to give my modern orthodox mentor a bobblehead doll of Rabbi Akiva as a gift to put on his desk at work?


Yes, this would be permitted. Dolls and figurines which are never used for Avoda Zara are not included in the prohibition of owning and keeping a human form figurine.


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2 Responses to “Bobblehead Dolls”

  1. What if he was orthodox or haredi?

    • he may not appreciate such a gift but there is no prohibition

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