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terumah, a portion of crops given to kohanim

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How can one eat non-certified kosher Israeli produce?

In Israel, there are many stores that are not certified kosher that sell produce grown in Israel. What is the procedure for taking teruma and maaser, and is there anything else a buyer would need to ...
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Formulation of blessing on individual tithes

When separating all the relevant tithes from one's produce, one can include all the various obligations in one collective blessing before the entire process (Tosefta Brachot 6:19 (note variant ...
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Terumah for non-Kohanim

Let's say I, as a Kohen, would receive terumah. Would it be permissible for me to give the terumah which I have received to the poor so that they may consume it despite not being kohanim?
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Meiruach through a side door

There is a concept that ma’aser is only required once Meiruach (literally, “smoothing”) is performed on the crop (Peah 1:6 et. al.), at which point the crop is complete and eligible for taking Ma’aser ...