Yair Hoffman

Don?t Walk: Esther Ohayon and her daughter were crossing an eight-lane Florida road on their way to synagogue on Yom Kippur when they were struck by a car. Should observant Jews be permitted to ask someone to push a ?walk? button for them?

Halacha at the Crosswalk

A deadly traffic accident on Yom Kippur raises an important halachic question: If traffic poses a danger, is it permitted to ask a non-Jew to press the ‘walk’ button?