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There are two separate issues regarding kitchen utensils, dishes etc. One is if they absorbed non-kosher food in the past. Since these utensils are new, this is not a problem for ceramics and glass. However, it may sometimes be a problem for some new metal utensils, such as pans, that may have been coated with non-kosher fat as part of the manufacturing ...


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What you call blood is not what the Torah calls blood It has nothing to do with the amount only blood that is separated from the meat, or gathered together or moved (started to get out and stopped) is called blood (and biblically only if it was not salted A raw piece of meat is kosher if you wash the surface Yd 67 PRI megodim intro to laws of ...


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Mehadrin is a general term, meaning enhanced/ stricter kashrut. People use it to describe a particular standard, or they might mean a general term for one or several hechsherim (kosher supervisions) e.g. Bedatz Eida Chareidis, Rav Landau, Rav Rubin, Sheeris Yisrael, Rav Machpud etc. The term can also be used by a local rabbinate hechsher to denote a higher ...


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As explained in What's the Truth About... Glatt Kosher the term glatt does only mean that the lungs are smooth and would not have to be checked further to make sure that the animal is kosher. BTW a giraffe is kosher as it is a myth that there is a problem because of the long neck. Actually, the long neck makes it easier to slaughter. The term has come to ...


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This is a very fundamental question that deserves a serious answer. I am attempting to provide one based on my own experience, and my knowledge that not everyone is prepared to consult an Orthodox rabbi about this (although they really should, and it is standard for Jews to do so about such matters). Basically, anything directly in contact with food during ...


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I have asked both the OU and the CRC about this. It would make sense that since unflavored beer doesn't require a hechsher and certain ingredients themselves don't require one that beer with them shouldn't require a hechsher. The example i asked about was coffee. The answer from both was that beer companies need to make it known when they flavor their beer ...



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