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The Iglai Tal, in his hakdamah, asks this on those who opine that we also consider why a person is performing the melachah, and if he is doing an unnecessary action it will be considered a melachah she’eino tzericha legufa: When one forces another to do a melachah, the one performing the melachah does not want the melachah. He is only performing the melachah in order to save his life. In their opinion, this should be classified as a melachah she’eino tzericha legufa that is only a rabbinic prohibition. So why do we find that there is any discussion about this? If it is only a rabbinic prohibition, it should be obvious that it is permitted. It seems from here that even if one is performing an unnecessary melachah, it will be considered a regular melachah.

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Rabbi Fuchs learned in Yeshivas Toras Moshe, where he became a close talmid of Rav Michel Shurkin, shlit”a. While he was there he received semicha from Rav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg, shlit”a. He then learned in Mirrer Yeshiva in Brooklyn, and became a close talmid of Rav Shmuel Berenbaum, zt”l. Rabbi Fuchs received semicha from the Mirrer Yeshiva as well. After Rav Shmuel’s petira Rabbi Fuchs learned in Bais Hatalmud Kollel for six years. He is currently a Shoel Umaishiv in Yeshivas Beis Meir in Lakewood, and a Torah editor and weekly columnist at The Jewish Press.
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