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The Torah specifically allows for hunting in Leviticus 17:13, provided that you pour out all the blood on the ground and cover it with earth. This is consistent with the Torah's instructions concerning the slaughter of animals in general, where you are required to pour out all the blood on the ground, but not required to cover it with earth. It is ...


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While it's not a common position, some say that as wine that was cooked couldn't be used as a Temple libation, it can't be used for kiddush either. Wine that has molds growing on top is invalid for kiddush. Wine diluted beyond a certain point. I'm sure there are others, but those are the first that come to mind. (BTW there are scholars in the ...


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Kashrut.org styles itself as such an organization. Note, however (as it posts on its home page) it has a decidedly anti-Kashrus Agency/establishment agenda. In addition, on several European countries (England, France and the Netherlands I am familiar with personally, others probably as well) have the local Beis Din basically performing that function by ...


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According to some people at the star k (for example) organizations are careful not to say something specific about other organizations or things that are not under their hashgacha for a number of reasons. If they do not certify something, they have often not been able to investigate it They cannot say that something is "not kosher" because that would be ...


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Generally the answer is no. This came up in the 1930s in Germany, where the laws were demanding that animals be stunned before slaughter. Rabbi Yechiel Yaakov Weinberg wrote on the subject at length and corresponded with many great authorities, but at the end of the day Rabbi Chaim Ozer Grozinski put his foot down that the practical answer was "no." Rabbi ...


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what will stop you (what is the possible transgression?), but if you want to eat it the possible problems are, the chemicals that you put in the animal are not healthy (i heard it is recommended to wait a few days for them to leave the body), i found on google when you shoot it with a needle you need to be careful not to puncture the organs which become ...


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I'm not sure why the asker didn't find many many references online to this issue. The OU, for example, says this: The Shulchan Aruch (YD 95:1-2) rules that if a pareve food was cooked in a totally clean dairy vessel, the food may be eaten with meat, and that if a pareve food was cooked in a totally clean meat vessel, the food may be eaten with dairy. ...


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This is the response I received to my query from the OU. Dear Gershon, Thank you for contacting the OU. They are bishul yisroel. Please do not hesitate to contact us again should you have any further questions. Sincerely, The Web(be) Rebbe Orthodox Union Kashruth Division So there is no Bishul Akum Heter being used with supervised hard ...


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These eggs are cooked by boilers that run constantly. The OU ensures that when the boiler needs to be restarted, it is done with a Mashgiach. Source: I heard it from a Rabbi who asked the OU and got that answer. Of course we may not be talking about the same company, but the point being that the OU requires the Bishul Yisroel and makes arrangements for it. ...


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As Rabbi Yaacov Dovid Lach explains in his book Chullin Illuminated they are a fibrous adhesion that connect parts of the lungs to each other or to the surrounding walls of the chest cavity. In healthy lungs they are not present and thus indicate a problem. The exact nature of this problem is a matter of dispute (it either is caused by a previously present ...


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It's a type of scab that forms over a hole in the lungs.


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According to the Beit Yoseph, certain sirchos are kosher without any further bedika (examination). These are sircha c'sidran and sircha b'dophen tsar. An animal which has such sirchot is kosher Beit Yoseph, but is not chalak. If it has no sirchos at all, it is chalak. The Rama himself did not allow those sirchos which the Beit Yoseph allowed, in fact the ...


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If a non-Jew cooks food of the type which is not normally eaten raw, then the food is forbidden for a Jew, and the utensils may not be used by a Jew until they are koshered. Many Ashkenazi (European) Jews are lenient that if a Jew lit the fire, then this law does not apply. Sephardic Jews (Spanish, North African or Oriental origin) are more strict, and for ...


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(physically maybe it takes time but legally (halochekly)) it is instant why should heat be different than (Shulchan Aruch - Yora Deaya 96.1) cutting a (spicy) radish that after one cut (probably even if the knife is very sharp so very fast) we say that the taste traveled kdai nitila (the thickness of a finger)?



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