Zomet Institute

Founded 1990
Founder Rabbi Yisrael Rozen
Focus Halakha, Technology, Medicine
Area served
Method Research & development of halachicly compliant technology.
Website http://www.zomet.org.il/ (Hebrew)

The Zomet Institute (Halakha.


  • The company 1
  • Publications 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

The company

It was established in Alon Shvut by Rabbi Yisrael Rosen, who also founded and headed the Administration of Conversion to Judaism of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel.[1] Today he serves as a Dayan - Rabbinic Judge on the Beit Din for Conversion.[2]

The company has developed solutions for operating electrical appliances on the

  • Official website
  • Bringing “Oneg Shabbat” to People With Disabilities, Noah D. Gurock, Orthodox Jewish Occupational Therapy Chavrusa
  • Gadgets help Jews stay observant in modern world, Adrian Flucuş, Soft32.com
  • Entrepreneurs Find Ways to Make Technology Work With Jewish Sabbath , New York Times
  • Shabbat B'Shabbato in English

External links

  1. ^ Guide for conversion to Judaism Israeli Government Portal
  2. ^ The High Court has gone crazy, Ynetnews, 31 March 2005
  3. ^ Bridgeport Scooter Business Motors Into Unorthodox Market The Saginaw news, 21 July 2005
  4. ^ How to be religious - and enjoy a Shabbat espresso Haaretz, 12 December 2007
  5. ^ A new use for old texts The Jerusalem Post, 30 March 2006
  6. ^ Haredi prisoner chooses jail over security bracelet The Jerusalem Post, 11 January 2007
  7. ^ מרכז חושן מציג: שבת-פון IDF spokesperson website (Hebrew)
  8. ^ Military mouse keeps Shabbat Ynetnews, 21 April 2007
  9. ^ NRP using state-funded newsletter for electioneering Haaretz, 2003
  10. ^ The Use of Body Metal Detectors on Shabbat Chidushei Torah 2007
  11. ^ ואף על פי כן - נוע תנוע Maariv, 9 September 2007 (Hebrew)
  12. ^ מנישואין אזרחייםתרוויחהרב בקשי דורון: תורת ישראל HaTzofe, 2006 (Hebrew)
  13. ^ Tehumin Ohio State University Library catalog
  14. ^ Friedman, H.H. (2001) The Impact of Jewish Values on Marketing and Business Practices Journal of Macromarketing, Vol. 21, June 2001, pp 74-80
  15. ^ Who says print journalism is dying? Haaretz, 2007


  • Tehumin - an annual compilation of psakim (religious rulings dealing with modern Jewish life, technology and law). Published since 1980 (5740)[13]
  • Crossroads: Halacha and the Modern World - An English translation of Selected articles from Tehumin[14]
  • Shabbat B'Shabbato - A weekly leaflet in Hebrew distributed for the past two decades in synagogues across Israel.[15] Shabbat B'Shabbato is also translated into English.


Although the Zomet Institute is affiliated with Modern Orthodox Judaism,[9] Rozen often consults other rabbis and his halachic rulings have received endorsements from authorities including the late Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Auerbach[10][11] and Rabbi Yehoshua Neuwirth.[12]

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