Is it permitted to watch Israeli news reports that were filmed on Shabbos? Can you access media on Friday afternoon in America, if it has been posted online in Israel once Shabbos has already begun there? How does Chazal's prohibition of benefiting from ma'aseh Shabbos apply to these situations?
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.