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How did my rabbi kasher his iPhone? [closed]

My local Orthodox rabbi regularly sends me emails about upcoming events, minyanim, etc. I notice that at the bottom of each message it says "Sent from my kosher iPhone". How did he kasher ...
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How big, and what exactly, is “Kedei Kelipah”?

{Kedei Kelipah is a term used in Kashruth for the amount of something that needs to be removed in order to allow one to treat the remnant as Kosher. (This only applies under certain conditions, which ...
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Kosherizing Water using Distillation

Suppose I have water that was cooked with non-kosher food. I then take the water and distill it. Would this water be considered permissible to drink?
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HamanTashen - 3 cornered cookies

Why are 3 cornered cookies called HamanTashen?
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How were the Jews able to eat Haman? [closed]

Shemot (Exodus) 16:35 says: ובני ישראל אכלו את המן ארבעים שנה The children of Israel ate Haman for 40 years My questions: Even though there is a commandment to destroy Amalek, and Haman was an ...
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From which side does Klipa come?

It says in some seforim, that Klipa "leeches" off the "right" side (since Gevura is about limitation, it can only give to one who is worthy, while Chesed, kindness, can give to everyone). On the ...
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What is this parsha about Haman and why should I read it daily? [closed]

This morning, as I was about to put my tefillin bag in the closet, I saw a young guy still davening something after minyan was finished. I waited until he finished and asked him what he was saying. He ...
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Is human flesh considered fleishik?

Are humans fleishik or are they on a different level? If I were to have a cut in my mouth, would that make me fleishik?
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כחל of a Ḥayah Tehorah - same din as כחל of a Behemah Tehorah?

I'm trying to tighten up my answer on Haman and prepare for my Purim Derashah. Does anyone know if כחל of a Ḥayah Tehorah has the same Din as a Behemah Tehorah? FYI, I want to change the words "...
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PTIJ: Why was Haman stored in a jar? [closed]

The Gemara Yoma (52b) records והתניא משנגנז ארון נגנזה עמו צנצנת המן - when they buried the aron, they buried the jar of Haman with it. I understand burying him, but why was he put in the jar in ...