# 2634 Home Away From Home?


Q. Re- question 2617 regarding a frum physician working in a hospital that has also Jewish patients during the first or even the second seder as to how to make kiddush etc.. There was mention that the doctor was going to travel back home by Uber late that night to join the seder with his family. Is that permitted?
A. The shaila was mentioned by Horav Aharon Miller Shlit’a and others. When questioned again, Horav Shlomo Miller Shlit’a maintained that he would permit for the doctor to travel back home by a prearranged Uber ride, only on Yom Tov but not on Shabbos.
When queried if the fact that he can spend Shabbos with his family and rest at home, may have a positive influence in his well being and thus help him become more capable of tending to his patients, the Rov declined to be lenient. The Rov argued that he may just as well rest in a room in an adjacent hotel or in the hospital itself.
The Rov suggested, that the doctor may likely find a qualified Rabbi willing to be lenient.
Rabbi A. Bartfeld as advised by Horav Shlomo Miller and Horav Aharon Miller Shlit’a


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