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What we must do with every egg before using it in cooking
A chicken egg is one of the most familiar items of our daily diet. The average American eats one egg a day, or 365 eggs a year. There is a variety of ways to prepare an egg for breakfast. Some prefer a boiled egg; hard, soft, or medium; some like it fried...
It is forbidden to eat blood
Leviticus 7:26 "You shall not eat any blood" We are forbidden to eat any blood. When an animal is slaughtered, its blood is poured away. Afterwards, we must soak and salt the meat. This process drains the blood which is in the meat. After the meat is soak...
The first meal eaten by the mourners when they return home from the funeral is called the Seudat Havra-ah, the meal of recovery or condolence. It is a private meal for immediate family members and is not a public condolence event. At this meal the mourner...
Upon Return from the Cemetery... The Washing of Hands... The Condolence Meal... What is Eaten at the Meal of Condolence...
The koshering process for fowl is the same as for meat. In addition, there are extensive preparations of the fowl which are often left to be done at home.
In Hilchos Talmud Torah 1:1, the Alter Rebbe writes: When is a father obligated to begin teaching his son [verses from the Torah]? When [the son] knows how to speak. He should teach him the verses: Torah Tzivah Lanu Moshe and Shema Yisrael. As a child pro...
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