Inyan: Yoreh Deah Siman 88

Heker (Reminder) When Eating at One Table

A heker is something which makes something clear to people who see it. In regards to this halacha a heker is something on the table that reminds one not to eat the wrong food (שו”ע יו”ד פח:ב). If there is a heker on the table, it is permitted to eat meat at a table which […]

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One Table, Two people

It is prohibited for two people to eat milk and meat at the same table (שו”ע יו”ד פח:ב). However, this prohibition only applies if the two are comfortable enough with each other to eat from one another’s plate without asking or being ashamed. If the two do not know each other there is no issue […]

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Meat and Milk on One Table

When a person is eating meat it is forbidden to have milk on the table (and vice versa), because you might end up eating them together by mistake (שו”ע יו”ד פח:א). This halacha applies whether there are two people eating together, one eating milk and one eating meat, or one person eating meat by himself […]

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