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This question is in the Rishonim in chapter Gid Hanashe (Chulin Ch. 7). Klipa is not an issur Davuk. Rabeinu Yerucham explains that A klipa is a limit of maximal penetration of the Issur. In issur dabuk, there is no such limit. This is the principle in 2 words. I remember that there is in Bach something from Raaviah about this. Here are some words from ...


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Ginger is a davar charif as you suspected. This is found in Chayei Adam klal 49 siff 4, subsequently brought in Maadanei HaShulchan 96 2 s.v. 38. As far as the heter of cutting many sharp foods in a row, that is found in the Shulchan Aruch Yoreh Deah 96 siff 4 with the explanation of the Ramma. However there are varying degrees on relying on this opinion, ...


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From the Sefer Ateres Moshe Aron: 1.Esrog - charif , Magen Avraham 557:33 in the name of the Rashba 2.Onion - charif , Shulchan Aruch 96:2 ,Sifsei Daas 96:12 3.Olive - charif (see footnotes for further discussion ) 4.Horseradish - charif , Rama 96:2 , Darchei Moshe 96:4 (stricter than radish) 5.Sauerkraut - charif , Taz 96:12, Yad Yehuda 96:32 - not ...


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There are two places in halacha where this question is commonly addressed: the laws of insects/forbidden organisms in food and the laws of cleaning for Pessah. In both cases the key criteria is visual inspection. The halacha is not concerned with what the eye cannot see. For instance On cleaning for Pessah If one is not using the oven on Pesach: The ...


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If I might just clarify something here (which has been alluded to above). Since it is assumed that a couple is likely to have relations on the night the wife goes to the Mikva, there is a strong issue not to let it be known, out of privacy. (One does not broadcast sexual matters.) At the time of the Talmud, and before, the matter was different, since ...



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