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Washing Hands Before Eating Wet Fruits

 

Questions:

Do I need to wash Netilas Yadayim in the following cases:

A) Washed any fruit and dried it.
B) Didn’t dry it but using a fork to eat it.
C) Fruit (like cut-up watermelon) that was placed into a wet utensil.

 

Answers:

A) No.
B) If the fruit is normally eaten with a fork (like a melon), you don’t need to wash. if it’s normally eaten by hand (like an apple) you need to wash.
C) If the fruit got wet – as above.

 

Source:

סדר נט”י לסעודה ס”כ וכ”ב.

 

 

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