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Do the Kosher Dip in the Mikvah
We don’t usually think of the kitchen as a holy space. Yet eating, when done mindfully, is a holy act which renders all your cooking utensils divine instruments . . .
Metal and glass utensils that were bought from a non-Jew are to be immersed in a kosher mikvah prior to use for food.
Contemporary Halachah and Kitzur Shulchan Aruch
Jewish eating isn’t simply a gastronomical pleasure—it’s also a spiritual experience. That was why I was standing at the edge of Lake Naivasha, about to dip my mother’s new dishes into its murky depths, one hundred meters away from a group of four hippos....
This class surveys the laws of koshering a kitchen, and also laws associated with immersing utensils known as tevilat keilim.
Chabad-Lubavitch of Houston, Texas inaugurated a new community mikvah
“The gold and the silver, the copper, the iron, the tin and the lead... must be purified with mey nidah (the waters of sprinkling)... you shall pass [it] through water.” -Matot 31:22-23 This passage, proclaimed as the Jewish people were ready to enter the...
The Jewish table is likened to an altar, its holiness compared to that of the Beit Hamikdash (the Holy Temple). Before dishes and utensils can be used in the kosher kitchen, they must acquire an additional measure of holiness which is conferred through th...
Every year, in honor of Passover, members of the Baal Shem Tov’s household purchased a large quantity of new cups to be used for the duration of the holiday. Of course, following Jewish law, the glasses that were to be used would first be immersed in a mi...
A piece of advice: Along with your sandwiches, pack also a small mug to be used for Netilat Yadayim.
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