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See OU.org that broiling is an alternative method for Koshering meat. The Torah forbids the consumption of the blood of an animal. The two accepted methods of extracting blood from meat, a process referred to as “koshering”, are either salting or broiling.


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Salt in and of itself is inherently Kosher. In most consumer and industrial applications, no kosher-sensitive ingredients are added to salt, so it can in fact be used without Kosher certification. "Kosher salt" would actually be more properly named "Koshering salt." What is special about it is that it is coarse grained. This makes it suitable for preparing ...


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First of all, meat can be eaten raw (unsalted, unroasted, un-anything, straight from the carcass) after just rinsing it (YD 67:2). Regarding salting, a non-trivial number of rabbinic authorities (even current ones) have allowed using sugar to 'salt' meat when salt was not an option (for availability or medical reasons). See this article for a sampling of ...


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Rabbi Kaganoff quotes the following authorities and their rulings. Minchas Yaakov Responsum #14 at end quoted in Be'er Hataiv 69:8, Pri Megadim Sifsei Daas 69:60 both say that frozen meat may only be broiled. Aruch Hashulchan Yore Deah 69:79, Yad Yehuda 69:59, Yabia Omer 2 Yore Deah 4, Yechave Da'as 6:46 say that deep freezing prevents blood from ...


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I've never heard of the salt representing a preservative. It is, primarily, to represent the salt used for Korbanoth, as the table is representative of the Mizbeaḥ. In fact, I once had a Rav who would specifically not use salt Friday night, as there are no Korbanoth that are meant to be brought on Friday night. Furthermore, according to this Minhag, the ...


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The koshering process as done today is fairly straightforward: Half-hour soak in water, then rinse. Apply "kosher" salt all over (internal cavities too), then leave it there for an hour. Triple rinse. So yes, it is likely the finished product will be saltier than meat that was never treated with salt. (As I heard it, there was a sad case recently of ...


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The Remah (Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim 576:2) says that some people have the custom to eat eggs at the Seder, as a sign/remembrance of mourning. He posits two reasons: The first night of Pesach is always the same day of the week as Tisha Be'av To remember the destruction of the Temple. Where it not for the destruction we would be eating the Korban Pesach. ...


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Rashi in Menachos 21a ד"ה דם שבישלו says that salting blood is like cooking it, based on the rule of מליח כרותח, that salting is like boiling. The Ran in Avodah Zarah (38b in dapei haRif, ד"ה גרסינן) also seems to contemplate that salting on Shabbos would be considered cooking (arguing with the Ramban). Similarly, the Tzlach (Pesachim 74a ד"ה ואמרתי) says ...


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The Lubavitcher Rebbe (Sichos Kodesh 5741 vol 3. pg. 408) explains that the meaning of "טיבול" (dipping) here is in a liquid that necessitates washing hands prior such as the Karpas in salt-water, or the Marror in Charoses (that contains wine). However, dipping bread in dry salt is not considered "טיבול". [In that talk, the Rebbe made reference to a Torah ...


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Any meat that was burned on the altar was dipped in salt and then put straight on the fire. It was unrelated to the laws of kashering, as we also put straight blood on the altar! For instance Rambam Laws of Korban Procedures 6:4 כשמנתח אברי העולה, מוליכין את כל הנתחים לכבש, ומולחין אותן שם. ואחר כך מעלין כל האברים לראש המזבח, ומסיר גיד הנשה בראש המזבח, ...


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The Encyclopedia Yehudit suggests the salt water is for the following reasons, though I don't know what the source is for what is written there or if the suggestion offered is their own. This does relate to the reason given for the egg as having to do with the destruction of the Beis HaMikdash - : Salt water symbolizes the tears that were wept over the ...


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The unsalted meat should not come in contact with any kosher food or vessels until the process of salting is completed. Step one: Take the meat and wash it well then soak it in a special vessel (used specifically for this) for a half hour (Rama 69:1). When finished soaking let the water drip off before salting. If using a knife to cut open clots or to just ...


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The laws of breaking bread are in O Ch 167 and with the exception of starting the cut are no different as mentioned there between Shabbos and weekday. See the same question asked at Ohr Someach. The use of salt is mentioned in Seif 5 where the expression מלח או לפתן ‏ is used לפתן being something eaten with bread. There are situations in which salt may not ...


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Since one has 72 hours(Geonim) from shechita to do nikkur and melicha I would assume that it was done first because aging takes more than 3 days.


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Before, presumably. A law was instituted by the Gaonim that if you're planning on salting meat to extract the blood (rather than broiling it), it must be soaked or at least hosed down within the first 72 hours after slaughter -- and then every 72 hours after that.


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The Kitzur Shulchan Aruch in סימן לו - הלכות מליחה writes: סעיף ה': בָּשָׂר שֶׁנִּקְרַשׁ מֵחֲמַת הַקֹּר, צְרִיכִין לְהַשְׁגִּיחַ שֶׁיִּפָֹּשֵר, אֲבָל לֹא יַנִּיחוּהוּ אֵצֶל תַּנוּר שֶׁהֻסָּק. ובִשְׁעַת הַדְּחָק יְכוֹלִין לִשְׁרוֹתוֹ בְּמַיִם פּוֹשְׁרִין (סח סט ובחכמ"א). ‏ One must make sure that meat that froze because of the icy weather (this ...


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Meat that is grilled directly on a fire does not need to be soaked and salted. This is particularly useful information for those with restrictions on salt intake as they can still eat meat without worrying about the salt.


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since rama in 575 says we do not salt the matza on seder night we need to fulfill the custom of always having salt on the table. al kol karbanecha takriv melach. since the egg represents the korban chagigah this would be the appropriate time.


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The mana fell each morning. This means that each morning's portion lasted for lunch and dinner in that order. So based on your logic, either we should use 2 loaves on Friday day and Friday night, or only on Saturday day and Saturday night. Both of these ideas are not mentioned anywhere I know of as the rule of 2 loaves is found only regarding Shabbat. Thus, ...



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