I read that a reviit (the minimal size for a cup used for kiddush, havdala etc) is 86.4 mL according to the generally accepted view (see here for options). Does anyone know where I can get a cup that is exactly that size or as close to it as possible? I don't need to be using extra wine when I make kiddush every week.


This cup is 3 oz which is 88.7 ml and is actually a kiddush cup :)

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    To be clear, your cup is 3 ounces. I don't know enough laws about advertising but I bet they can be slightly off and still label it that way. My answer above is a European manufacturer who labeled it as 94 mL. But, yes, yours is an actual kiddush cup! – Double AA Dec 6 '11 at 18:55
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    Compare with this cup: amazon.com/Woodbury-Pewter-Communion-Cup-oz/dp/B001A6LR82/… They are clearly the same cup but one is $10 cheaper! I wonder if it counts as AZ.. – Double AA Dec 6 '11 at 18:55
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    I guess the Jewish star makes demand lower so they have to charge more :) – avi Dec 6 '11 at 19:11
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    avi, that's the opposite of how supply and demand are supposed to work. More likely, it's for the extra work and additional supply chain steps required to put the star on. – Isaac Moses Dec 6 '11 at 19:16
  • @IsaacMoses That is actually how supply and demand work in Judaica, however. – Seth J Dec 6 '11 at 20:13

Try this one. It's 94 mL which is as close as I'd feel comfortable with. The manufacturer's website is here, but the first link has free shipping in the USA.


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    are you talking to yourself?? – avi Dec 6 '11 at 18:50
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    @avi You caught me! See meta.judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/306/… – Double AA Dec 6 '11 at 18:57
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    Answering your own question is different from talking to yourself :) "try this one." is something you say to other people :)P – avi Dec 6 '11 at 19:13
  • Hhmm. Are you sure that's an accurate size? I've encountered many of these types of cups that are larger than they advertise. Also, I wonder if Ramma would call it a gluk glass being that the mouth is small. – user6591 Dec 8 '16 at 15:23
  • @user6591 I have measured it with a TD volumetric pipette. It may even be a bit bigger than advertised. As for narrow, it's transparent so you can still see the wine, so that shouldn't be a problem. Plus narrow allows for less volume loss at the top, if you're ensuring you don't spill. – Double AA Dec 8 '16 at 15:32

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