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Erasing G-d’s name on an ebook reader


Rabbi Elchanan Lewis

Iyyar 21, 5769
I have recently purchased a new e-book reader that uses a new technology called e-ink (electrophoretic display in technical terms) and wondered if it is permissible to erase g-d’s name from this screen.This is different from traditional computer screens as I think it is much closer to printing.
I don’t really know how the e-link works and in what way it differs from the normal screen however I can’t imagine it being a Halachic problem more than the computer screen.
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