Magic: As Innocent As It Seems?

Magic tricks have become a part of many of our lives. We are used to magicians appearing at birthday parties, to children coming home from schools with magic tricks, and to magic shows that even adults are amazed by. But are these magical matters consistent with halachah? This article briefly discusses the fascinating issue of magic and halachah.


A Question of Fruit – Shavuos 5770

… In effect, Shavuos takes us from the known path of the past year, a path that we can count and quantify, and brings us to the unknown way of a new avodah—a path that is ‘infinite’ with respect to the one we now tread. Without Shav