Can I Charge My Phone in Shul?

Watch at 7 PM: Harav Gedalya Oberlander will answer practical halachic questions including charging your phone in shul, buying a second-hand blender, pidyon haben for a premie, the start of shivah when attending a Zoom levaya, finishing all the food on your plate, and walking past a motion sensor on Shabbos.

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The series of Halacha Q&A with Harav Gedalya Oberlander on has garnered much interest from community members and rabbonim alike. The common and contemporary questions are addressed with direct and practical answers.

Harav Gedalya Oberlander is the rov of Heichal Menachem in Monsey, NY, and a member of Vaad Rabbonei Lubavitch, and he is known for his breadth of knowledge and clear psak. He will be answering contemporary shailos in a weekly column on

Shailos can be emailed to [email protected].

The shiur will take place on Sundays at 7:00 pm EDT and will be streamed exclusively on

For all previous videos, click here.

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  1. Is there a possibility of watching this video on YouTube?
    I can’t open it on hour website with my internet filter but I can request for a specific YouTube page to be unblocked

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