The use of Zoom on Shabbat brings up many questions. While the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards of the Conservative Movement has provided guidance on its usage, there is not unanimity of opinion. Each rabbi along with the Ritual Committee makes decisions for their own synagogue.
We will continue to explore ways to navigate Jewish practice and accessibility during the pandemic and beyond. Below are materials to study and discuss as part of our evolving understanding of how to interact with technology to build and sustain community.
Teshuvah: Wired to the Kadosh Barukh Hu: Minyan via Internet
CJLS Guidance for Remote Minyanim in a time of COVID-19
Teshuvah: Streaming Services on Shabbat and Yom Tov
Teshuvah: The Use of a Remote Audio/Video Monitor on Shabbat and Yom Tov
Teshuvah: The Use of Electrical and Electronic Devices on Shabbat