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I received about a dozen Kiddush cups as wedding gifts. B"H, I have used almost all of them for some reason! Offhand, I see no problem with giving a couple a Kiddush cup for their wedding, regardless of whether family members do likewise. (Interestingly, I don't recall any family member giving me a Kiddush cup.) IMO, you can't have too many Kiddush cups. ...


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The answer to that other question provides most of the answer to this question, which is that you may engage in non-commercial activity with most non-Kosher foods. You may buy pork, and you may give pork away to a poor non-Jewish person. However, you may not gain any benefit, not even the intangible benefit of thanks, from a cooked meat/milk mixture, nor ...


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I am not sure how similar the prohibition of not benefiting from Chametz is to not benefiting from mixtures of meat and milk, so having said that... I was once given cookies by a non-Jewish friend. The cookies ingredients included milk and - believe it or not - beef fat. I asked an (Orthodox) Rabbi about Bal Taschit (avoiding wastefulness) and throwing ...



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