ASK THE RABBI
TORAH IN SPACE
By DR. RABBI RAYMOND APPLE
Q. Can the mitzvot be observed in space? A. The general principle is that the mitzvot are for “all the days which you are alive on this earth” (Deut. 12:1). The view of Rabbi Benzion Firrer is that the mitzvot only apply in our territorial habitat and therefore man is exempt from the mitzvot in places which are not on the earth..
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