Webcams in Halachah

Can you hear Havdalah through Skype? Can you respond "Amen" to brachos, Kaddish, or Kedusha heard through a microphone, telephone, or webcam? Can you make brachos over a rainbow, king, or Torah scholar seen through a webcam? Can a webcam be used to avoid problems of Yichud or Chalav Akum?

Based on the popular book Headlines: Halachic Debates of Current Events by Dovid Lichtenstein, this sourcesheet was adapted for teens by Shaya First. Formatted and edited by Rachel First. Includes the tzuras hadaf for the quoted Gemaras.

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