Shabbos 14:16 A pillar in the public domain is itself a private domain if it is ten handbreadths high (about 30”), its top surface is four handbreadths by four handbreadths (about 1’x1’) and its base is less than four by four. This is so even if the smaller end is more than three handbreadths high […]
When can or can’t a non-Jew do melacha for you on Shabbos? The difference between paying by the job rather than by the hour. Even if he gets paid by the job, there is a maris ayin issue if it’s clear he’s doing it for you.
Shabbos 14:14 One is not liable for transferring something from one private domain to another by way of a carmelis (quasi-public domain), nor for transferring something from one public domain to another by way of a carmelis. Similarly, one who passes or throws something from one of these domains to the same type of domain […]
Shabbos 14:12 Just as one may carry within a makom patur (exempt area) one may transfer from a makom patur to a private domain, a public domain and a carmelis. One may likewise transfer to a makom patur from a private domain, a public domain and a carmelis. Shabbos 14:13 Just as one is not […]
Shabbos 14:10 Holes in a private domain’s walls are part of the private domain. The status of holes in a public domain, are determined by their size. For example, holes on the side of a public domain that are four handbreadths by four handbreadths (about 1’x1’) and ten handbreadths high (about 30”) are a private […]