Things that are forbidden on Shabbos are also forbidden on yom tov.
Cant ask a non- Jew to do something
Prohibittions come from the neviim. (avoid dealing with weekday
matters on Shabbos & yom tov)
The heter of ochel nefesh for yom tov is yo
There can be 2
1. In regard to Amirah linachri, asking a non- jew to do something for
you, on Shabbos it is forbidden, but theres a rule that if your asking
the non- Jew to do an issur derabanan, then you can ask them to do it
for the sake of the mitzvah
Melacha of Mavir: the Halacha of fire
We generally assume youre allowed to use a fire on yom tov, in order
to cast light, cook and heat up a room.
Youre allowed to do all these because of ochel nefesh.
However, youre not allowed to create a fire on yom to
Rav shlomo arunach says you dont need to be machmir for this.
Some poskim say: the issur of preparation does not apply if you want to
add or initiate something new on the first day for the second. But if you want
to just put dishes into a basin on the fir
Hachanah Preperation from one day to another:
We are not allowed to prepare from yom tov to chol. You cant cook
on yom tov for after.
What about the first day for the second? We know the second day
might be yom tov, but the second day is derabanan.
Bathing on Yom Tov:
Shulchan aruch: It is prohibited for one to bathe themselves in hot
water, but it is permissible to wash ones faces, hands and feet in hot
Youre not allowed to bathe at all in a bath house.
If you have water that was he
In the shulchan aruch theres a pesak that says youre not supposed to do
melachot that you could have done before yom tov.
Ramah: this applies to cooking, eating, warming up water. Because you
could have done it before yom tov. But you can do it on yom tov
If a person took an oil lamp, and then tilts it to get the oil further from the wick.
This is considered kibbud (distinguishing)
Tosfot: when you move the oil further away from the wick that inevitably
causes the flame to diminish.
Rosh: you are act
Medical issues on chol hamoed:
If a person is sick they can do melacha because it might be ochel
If someone needs an operation that they can schedule, they should not
deliberately schedule it for chol hamoed. (wisdom teeth)
A business open on chol hamoed:
if there are workers who need to be paid, you will be paying them on
chol hamoed even if they dont work, could it be considered a daver
aved and then we will be allowed to keep it open
Some say it can be extended to oth
Ashkenazim follow the Ramah.
Without a sorech kesat, things may be an issur deorreitah.
In the heter of melechet ochel nfesh heating up water, cooking are
A non- jew however cannot be part of this heter. A non-jew wants to come to
the pesach sed