Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Halocho #1468 - May a worker go on a starvation diet?

In this week's Parsha we learn that Yaakov said to Lavan's daughters "with all my might I worked for your father".

All employees have to work to the best of their ability.

A worker may not fast (besides on obligatory fast days) nor go on a starvation diet, if that will have a negative effect on his work.

This includes teachers as well as any other paid employee.

Source: Kitzur Shulchan Aruch 185:6

- Danny
Wednesday, 4 Kislev 5775

Please daven for 3 year old נָעֳמִי בַּת דִינָה who is being treated for lymphoma

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