Halacha Tag: chametz

Ben Yomo – Hagala

The Rama (יו”ד קכא:ב) writes that the custom is to do hagala only when a utensil is not a ben yomo – not used in the past twenty-four hours. There are two reasons for this custom. One reason is that we don’t want a person to mistakenly do hagala on a meat utensil and dairy […]

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Rov Tashmisho

If a utensil was used for many different methods of cooking and storing food, there is a dispute among the Rishonim concerning what method of koshering should be used. The Raavad (ע”ז עו. ד”ה רב אשי) and Raavya (סימן תסד) rule that if a utensil was mostly used for cooking and it was just used […]

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There is a dispute among the poskim if the beliot of chametz have the status of forbidden food or permitted food when a utensil is being koshered for use on Pesach. The chametz is most certainly forbidden on Pesach, however, since it is not yet Pesach, how do we treat the chametz? Is it permitted […]

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