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Good question. Assuming the cup is clean, and you're using it for cold stuff, it's okay. From a shiur I heard (I think an OU workplace kashrus one? Or was it a kashrus Q&A? It was on yutorah): the rule is that clean non-kosher dishes can be used for cold kosher food "once in a while." R' Hershel Shachter's psak is that "once in a while" is once in ...


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After-the-fact, Ashkenazim rule that glass never "treifs" up food. The question is whether I may go eat at his house in the first place, is that called "choosing to use glass dishes"? An easy way out is Rabbi Moshe Heinemann's view (shlit'a). From the Star-K: Q: There are many varieties of glass on the market. Do arcoroc, duralex, pyrex, corelle and ...


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http://ohr.edu/ask_db/ask_main.php/38/Q1/ I spoke to Rav Chaim Pinchas Scheinberg, Zatzal, about the Halacha in this case. He told me that Sephardic Jews rule according to Rav Yosef Karo, and therefore use glass dishes for both meat and milk, while Ashkenazic Jews conduct themselves according to the opinion of Rav Moshe Isserlish, therefore ...


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The Sephardic opinion is that glass never absorbs, so it never has kosher issues. Ashkenazic opinions vary; a lenient (albeit very authoritative) one is that of Rabbi Moshe Heinemann of the Star-K: ANTIQUES Q: Can one purchase and utilize used or antique crystal bowls or glasses? A: Yes. MEAT / DAIRY MIX-UPS Q: If someone poured hot milk ...



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