PESACH CRASH COURSE

Published on Apr 13, 2016

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PRESENTATION OUTLINE

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CLEANING THE HOUSE

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THREE PROHIBITIONS OF CHAMETZ

  • OWNING
  • BENEFITTING
  • EATING

HOW TO GET RID OF CHAMETZ

  • SEARCHING / BURNING
  • NULLIFYING
  • SELLING
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Things THAT YOU DON'T NEED TO CLEAN

  • ANY PLACE THAT YOU DON'T KNOW THAT CHAMETZ WENT INTO. (Default is not - Mishna Berura)
  • ANY PLACE THAT YOU DON'T PLAN ON ACCESSING ON PESACH. (Mishna Pesachim)
  • ANY FOOD THAT IS NOT EDIBLE TO A DOG. (Shulchan Aruch)
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KASHERING THE KITCHEN

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The priciples

  • TASTE IS TRANSFERRED TO FOOD THROUGH HEAT.
  • THIS TASTE IS IMPOTENT AFTER 24 HOURS.
  • WE ARE STRICT TO ASSUME THAT UTENSILS SHOULDN'T BE USED EVEN AFTER 24 HOURS.
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WHAT CAN'T YOU KASHER

  • China, pottery, earthenware, cement, concrete, and enameled pots may not be kashered for Pesach.
  • The Ashkenazic custom is to not kasher glass or crystal, with the exception of glass stovetops.
  • There is a difference of opinion as to whether plastic and other synthetic materials are included.
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Fridge / Freezer

  • Clean well
  • Make sure to clean the rubber
  • Some have the custom of covering shelves (leave air space for circulation)
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countertops

  • Clean, don't use for 24 hours. Poor boiling water over every part. (BE CAREFUL!)
  • What can be kashered? Check the list.
  • RRB recommends: Cover everything.
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oven

  • Self clean is awesome. No need to wait 24 hours. (Works thru Libbun - incineration.)
  • If not: Clean well, wait 24 hours, heat to the highest temperature for 1 hour.
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warming drawer

  • Hard to Kasher
  • Put a sterno in the drawer
  • Make sure it is cleaned well
  • Make sure it is cleaned well before
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stove top

  • Gas: Clean well, Cover with foil and Self Clean the spiders
  • Glass: Clean, wait 24 hours, set on high, poor boiling water on the rest (after cooling the glass).
  • RRB Recommends: Buy a separate stovetop.

shabbos platter

  • Clean, wait 24 hours.
  • Turn on the highest setting
  • Double cover with foil
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diswasher

  • Technically, plastic and steel is possible.
  • RRB Recommends: Don't Kasher
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sink (Stainless Steel)

  • Clean, wait 24 hours
  • Poor boiling water
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Questions

  • Gluten Free
  • Lactaid Milk
  • Pills and/or Chewables
  • Paper goods
  • Cosmetics
  • ???
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Rael Blumenthal

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