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Why are we not concerned about zugos with lechem mishneh?

Interesting question. It is dealt with at the bottom of this site (the same one you quoted, incidentally). A summary of the answers there: Zugos are only a problem when the entire pair are consumed (...
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Leaving drink out over night

That the Gra was very careful about the Talmudic prohibition against uncovered beverages is recorded in Maaseh Rav #95. The details of this prohibition are recorded in the Tur (YD 116) and earlier by ...
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Netilat Yadayim - Ritual hand washing in the morning

The Machatzitz Hashekel Orach Chaim 4,1:3 quotes the Bach from Tolaas Yaakov in the name of the Zohar that one shouldn't walk 4 cubits after waking up in the morning without washing ones hands Netilas ...
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At what point should one recite Bracha asher yatzar

The Shulchan Aruch 4,18 says one must wash ones hand after going to the toilet, the Mishna Brura seif 40 explains that even if one merely enters the toilet he must wash his hands because of the רוח ...
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Netila after cutting someone else's nails?

The Kaf Hachaim 4:92 says it is not required; אמנם הנוטל צפרני אחרים א"צ ליטול דהא הנוטל צפרניו על ידי אחרים הוא צריך ליטול משום רו"ר השורה על הידים כמ"ש לעיל אות ס"א אבל הנוטל ...
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Is food which a child slept over forbidden

See here: May food be placed under a crib or bed of a child? Some Poskim (Shearim Hametzuyanum Behalacha 33 Kuntrus Acharon 5; Hakashrus 18:29 [p. 436]) rule it is permitted to do so. Other Poskim (...
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Does food become nonkosher when it is touched by someone who didn't do negal vassar?

Shulchan Aruch Harav says one must be extremely careful without offering any remedy: וכל שכן שצריך ליזהר מאד שלא ליגע קודם נטילה בשום מאכל או משקה שלא לטמאם וצריך להזהיר הנשים על זה ביותר כי רוב ...
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If Animals Drank The Water Post-Netilat Yadayim

The MB 4:20 when commenting on SA 4:9 who says מים של נט"י שחרית אסור ליהנות מהם ולא ישפכם בבית ולא במקום שעוברים שם בני אדם: Water which has been used for hand-washing before morning prayers ...
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Consumption of Foods and Liquids Touched By One Who Didn’t Do Morning Netilat Yadayim

In regards to question 2: MB 4:14 יד) מפסיד השכר - ואם נגע במאכל קודם שנטל ידיו אין לאסור המאכל עי"ז אבל לכתחילה מאוד יש ליזהר שלא ליגע אז בשום מאכל ואם נגע באוכל ידיחנו ג"פ. וכן אין לשתות ...
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Mixed Raw Egg Left in Fridge

One of the poskim in Baltimore told me that his mesorah is to follow Rav Chaim Pinchas Scheinberg z"tl who wasn't machmir for the gemara b'dieved. (The Rav also mentioned it's still considered fine l'...
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