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Whistling

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19 Cheshvan 5764
Question
Is whistling allowed on Shabbat?
Answer
Our sages forbade whistling specifically using an instrument. Whistling by mouth or hand is not forbidden on Shabbat. However, it is inappropriate for one to address a friend by whistling. Rabbi Dov Lior (Rewritten from his program on Arutz Sheva)
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