Counting Jewish People
Revision as of 06:23, 3 September 2010 by ChachamY
- It's permissible to count in one's mind without speaking or pointing as long as there's some purpose of the count. 
- It's permitted to count through another item than the person himself such as a coin or a finger. 
- It’s a problem of counting Jewish people for people or children standing in a line for each one to say his number. 
- Sh"t Tzitz Eliezer 7:3:8, Minchat Asher (Bamidbar 1) in name of the Kaf HaChaim Sofer and Kaf HaChaim Palagi. Piskei Teshuvot (end of 156) quotes someone who is strict unless it's for a mitzvah.
- Sh"t Tzitz Eliezer 7:3:8
- Shevet HaLevi 1:34