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Is chicken considered something which is eaten with a fork (and therefore if it is wet you still do not need to wash your hands for it)? -   My dilemma is that on the one hand it's probably "proper" to eat it with a fork, but I…
I cooked rice in a pot. After, I found whole bugs in the cooked rice. I threw out the rice. Do I have to kasher the pot? -   No.   Sources: שו"ת הרשב"א ח"א קא. שו״ע ורמ״א קז, ב. ש״ך שם ז. פמ״ג קג במ״ז ו. וגם…
Music plays an extremely integral part to the general success of a camp program. is there any room al pi halacha to be matir music during the three weeks in any way shape or form? -   One should not listen to music during the Bein Hemeitzarim (three weeks). Some authorities are lenient by slower non…
What Bracha does one make on hearts of palm? Why? Thanks. -   Nowadays the Bracha on hearts of palm is usually Ha'adama.   Sources: ראה שו״ע ורמ״א או״ח רד, א שעל…
What Bracha do we make on Bamba? and on popcorn? -   The Bracha on Bamba is Shehakol. The Bracha of popcorn is Ha’adama.   Sources & Explanation: ראה שוע״ר סי׳…
Article: May I Make Ice Cubes on Shabbos? -   One of the prominent poskim of the past generation, R. Dov Berish Weidenfeld, who was the Tshebiner Rav and author of Dovev…
Article: May one Prepare Sushi on Shabbos? -   Making sushi on Shabbos can potentially violate any of the following five melachos (forbidden acts on Shabbos): Mevashel (cooking): Hot rice might…
Are Rebbe Dreams really the Rebbe coming to you? -   Although in general we don't give dreams much significance these days, a dream in which a person sees a…
What is the correct wording for the Possuk וזה כל האדם? -   What is the correct wording for the Possuk וזה כל האדם? When I see it with the word יתברך…

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