Halacha Tag: kli sheini

Kli sheini – Hagala

Once food or liquid is transferred from a pot to a second dish, the status of the food changes. It is now in a kli sheini, a second utensil. The Rama (או”ח תנא:ב) rules that a utensil that was used in a kli sheini requires hagala. The Shach (יו”ד קה ס”ק ה) questions the Rama […]

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Kli Rishon

A pot which is a kli rishon means a pot that one cooked food in. A kli rishon, as long as the food is still yad soledet bo, has the power to cook in regard to biblical prohibitions, such as cooking on Shabbat or cooking meat and milk together. It does not make a difference […]

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Kli sheini

A kli sheini is the vessel that holds food which was poured from a kli rishon. For example, if one boiled water in a pot and poured the water into a cup, the pot is a kli rishon and the cup is a kli sheini. By pouring the liquid from a kli rishon into a […]

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Solids – Davar Gush

All halachot of kli rishon and kli sheini until this point were referring to liquids that were in a pot or being poured from a pot. When a solid food gets transferred out of a kli rishon there is a dispute if the same rules apply. The Rama (יו”ד צד:ז) is of the opinion that […]

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Transferring Taste

If two items (food or utensils) touch each other, they do not absorb taste from each other without a catalyst. One possible catalyst is heat. There are many different ways to produce heat in halacha; cooking, roasting, baking, and so on. As an aside, this is the reason that we use separate pots for meat […]

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