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Only vessels owned by Jews have to be toiveled. Since the Glenfidich owners are probably non-Jews they don't have to toivel their machinery - and even if they did it would be meaningless.


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Practically speaking, no food is ever placed directly on the oven rack save for bread to be warmed or toasted. As such one can rely on Rabbi Moshe Feinstein who says in his Igros Moshe Yoreh Deah 3 siman 24 that toasters don't need tevila being that you are not cooking or preparing the bread, but rather just drying it. And while its true that this drying is ...


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Insofar as it sounds like the shoulder nut is not normally removable and is necessary for the proper functioning of the French press, I believe that not only does it not require tevilah (immersion in a mikvah) the fact that the Jewish owner must preform this assembly would negate the need for tevilah for the entire French press itself [presuming the repair ...


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Tosfos says explicitly (A"Z 75b sv אבל שואלין לא) that a utensil borrowed from another Jew would still be obligated in tevila - once the object is owned by a Jew, it becomes obligated in tevilas kelim, unlike a case where it's still owned by a non-Jew. Not sure why the star-k article linked to in the question says that, as long as the item still belongs to ...


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Assuming that a reusable glass bottle would need tevila if you choose to keep it for long term use, which may or not be true, but lets start with that assumption. In order to change a nonjewish made keli into a jewish made keli in order to nullify the need for tevila, a two step process is necessary according to the Shach in Yoreh Deah siman 120 siff ...


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One should hold it loosely or dip his hand in mikva water first in order that the whole kli gets toiveled. source: Shulchan Aruch 120:3 : צריך שיהא הכלי רפוי בידו בשעת טבילה שאם מהדקו בידו הוי חציצה ואם לחלח ידו במים‏ תחלה אין לחוש. (ודוקא שלחלח ידיו במי מקוה אבל לא במים תלושים) (משמע ממרדכי פרק השוכר)‏:‏ One dipping is halachicly mandated ...



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