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==Definition==
 
# Separating the chaff from the grain using the force of wind is the Melacha of Zoreah (winnowing). <ref>39 Melachos (Rabbi Ribiat, vol 2, pg 373) quoting Rabbenu Chananel Shabbat 74a and Rashi 73a D"H Zoreah and 73b D"H Haynu. </ref> This Melacha also includes separating any undesired matter from a food by use of wind. <ref>39 Melachos (Rabbi Ribiat, vol 2, pg 374) quoting Iglei Tal Zoreah 4 </ref>
 
# Separating the chaff from the grain using the force of wind is the Melacha of Zoreah (winnowing). <ref>39 Melachos (Rabbi Ribiat, vol 2, pg 373) quoting Rabbenu Chananel Shabbat 74a and Rashi 73a D"H Zoreah and 73b D"H Haynu. </ref> This Melacha also includes separating any undesired matter from a food by use of wind. <ref>39 Melachos (Rabbi Ribiat, vol 2, pg 374) quoting Iglei Tal Zoreah 4 </ref>
 
# Separating undesired matter from food by use of artifical wind is also Zoreah. Thus, one may not blow on a mixture of peanuts and their thin outer shells to remove the shells. <ref>39 Melachos (Rabbi Ribiat, vol 2, pg 374) </ref>
 
# Separating undesired matter from food by use of artifical wind is also Zoreah. Thus, one may not blow on a mixture of peanuts and their thin outer shells to remove the shells. <ref>39 Melachos (Rabbi Ribiat, vol 2, pg 374) </ref>
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==Applications using the wind==
 
# One should not blow against the wind causing the saliva to become mist. <ref>Rama 319:17, 39 Melachos (vol 2, pg 375) </ref>
 
# One should not blow against the wind causing the saliva to become mist. <ref>Rama 319:17, 39 Melachos (vol 2, pg 375) </ref>
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# One should not shake crumbs out of a tablecloth against the wind.<ref>39 Melachos (vol 2, pg 376) </ref>
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# One should not leave musty garments or books in the wind to air them out.<ref>39 Melachos (vol 2, pg 376-7) </ref>
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# The use of aerosol cans is not in violation of Zoreh, however, one may one spray perfume or deodorant on one's body and not one's clothes.<ref>39 Melachos (vol 2, pg 377) quoting Hilchos Shabbos (Rabbi Eider) who quotes Rav Moshe, Sh"t Minchat Yitzchak 6:26</ref>
 
==References==
 
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Revision as of 14:06, 1 March 2012

Definition

  1. Separating the chaff from the grain using the force of wind is the Melacha of Zoreah (winnowing). [1] This Melacha also includes separating any undesired matter from a food by use of wind. [2]
  2. Separating undesired matter from food by use of artifical wind is also Zoreah. Thus, one may not blow on a mixture of peanuts and their thin outer shells to remove the shells. [3]

Applications using the wind

  1. One should not blow against the wind causing the saliva to become mist. [4]
  2. One should not shake crumbs out of a tablecloth against the wind.[5]
  3. One should not leave musty garments or books in the wind to air them out.[6]
  4. The use of aerosol cans is not in violation of Zoreh, however, one may one spray perfume or deodorant on one's body and not one's clothes.[7]

References

  1. 39 Melachos (Rabbi Ribiat, vol 2, pg 373) quoting Rabbenu Chananel Shabbat 74a and Rashi 73a D"H Zoreah and 73b D"H Haynu.
  2. 39 Melachos (Rabbi Ribiat, vol 2, pg 374) quoting Iglei Tal Zoreah 4
  3. 39 Melachos (Rabbi Ribiat, vol 2, pg 374)
  4. Rama 319:17, 39 Melachos (vol 2, pg 375)
  5. 39 Melachos (vol 2, pg 376)
  6. 39 Melachos (vol 2, pg 376-7)
  7. 39 Melachos (vol 2, pg 377) quoting Hilchos Shabbos (Rabbi Eider) who quotes Rav Moshe, Sh"t Minchat Yitzchak 6:26