Halacha Language: utensil

Introduction to Tevilat Keilim

Introduction The Gemara[1] quotes the verse כל אשר לא יבא באש תעבירו במים וטהר – “any utensil which cannot withstand koshering through fire must be passed through water”. The Gemara derives that all utensils bought from a non-Jew must have a ritual immersion – tevila – prior to using it. Rashi[2] writes that tevilat keilim […]

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