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Refer to this communication between Dayan Westheim zt"l and Rabbi Yehoshua Kaganoff here on p.64. The full letter is very enlightening and sheds light on their production/manufacture and the resulting halachic breakdown: It is worth noting that the argument for them being ha'adamah is as follows: Regarding the proper Brocho on the Paskesz product of ...


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Ketzach - assuming that this name refers to the same plant in question - is mentioned in the Talmud twice as a cure for heart disease: "He who is in the habit of taking black cumin will not suffer with pain of the heart. Rabban Simeon b. Gamaliel said: Cumin is one of the sixty deadly poisons, and as for him who sleeps to the east of his store [of ...


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