DRS Yeshiva High School for Boys
10th Grade - Rabbi Cooper
Worksheet # 2 סבכמ/ןבלמClothing Care on Shabbos1)Caught in a Down-Pour a.Walking in wet socks is רתומ and does not violate הטיחס. b.If your laces became untied while walking, you can only tie them gently ina loose bow knot and not tugged tightly (as normally done).c.To untie your shoe laces – do it gently.
The reason why this is permitted is because it is not ןווכתמ or a אשיר קיספTry to avoid tugging hard to avoid הטיחס.You should not put on wet socks on Shabbos.
d.When it comes to hanging up your wet clothes, the halacha provides alimitation: you should not hang the wet clothes in a place where younormally dry them, like a laundry room (or in the shower).i.
This is because of the concept of
it would seem to acasual observer that you’ve just washed the clothes and are nowhanging them to dry. To avoid this mis-impression, the Sagesrequired that we hang the clothes in an unusual way or place.1.Example – your socks, undershirt are wet – you cannothang them up in the usual places to dryii.The exception to this rule is a raincoat (outerwear) – which youwould be allowed to hang in the shower – since nobody will think that you just washed your raincoat and you’re currently drying it – rather they’ll assume it got wet from the rain