Exploring Sacred Spaces Ep. 6: Halakhot of Air Conditioners

Posted by Levi Cooper on August 7, 2023
Topics: The Maggid of Melbourne, Exploring Sacred Spaces


Is there an obligation to have air conditioners or heaters in a synagogue? If we do have air conditioners, what considerations do we need to take? Is it alright to leave an air conditioner on when the synagogue isn’t in use? What if someone accidentally leaves the air conditioner on? Take a deep dive into the halakhot of air conditioners with this episode of the Maggid of Melbourne’s “Exploring Sacred Spaces.”

Credits: Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper – Pardes Faculty

About Levi Cooper

Levi teaches Bible, Hasidut, Maimonides and Midrash at Pardes. Originally from Australia, Levi holds an LL.B., LL.M. and Ph.D. from the Law Faculty of Bar-Ilan University, and is a member of the Israel Bar Association. He is currently an adjunct professor in the Law Faculty of Bar-Ilan University and post-doctoral fellow in the Law Faculty of Tel Aviv University. Click here to read more. You can find books written by Levi by clicking here

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