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Generator on shabbos

Is there a chiuv gomur to use a generator on shabbes in Eretz Yisroel?

Are there any gdolei haposkim who lechatchila permit using normal electricity on shabbes without a generator?

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It is not a chiyuv gamur to use a generator on Shabbos. This is a debate going on many years, and most accept this practice as a chumra. Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach wrote many reasons why using electricity is permissible. In practice, most rely this lenient opinion.

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