Questions and Answers Category: Shabbat

Opening Freezer on Shabbat

My understanding is that frozen foods that are not edible on shabbos are muktze. If so, if I have such foods in my freezer door, is it mutar to open the door on shabbos?

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Cake With Letters on Shabbat

I made a birthday cake with letters. I know I’m not supposed to cut the cake through the letters on Shabbat, so I sliced the cake before Shabbat, but left the cake together in the tray. Does that help that now I can take the pieces out on Shabbat, or is that still a problem of destroying a letter?

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Dirty Diaper on Shabbat

If my baby has a dirty diaper on Shabbat and it stains the clothes, can I rinse the clothes under the faucet to prevent staining and to prevent he smell from permeating the home?,

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Using an Urn on Shabbat

Can a regular water urn be used for shabbat assuming the water is put in prior to shabbat or does one need a shabbat mode? What does that do halachicaly?

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