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Relying on a Non-Jew to Determine if Non-Kosher Food is Charif

Can one rely upon a non-Jew to determine if a non-Kosher food product is cherif (sharp)?

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Kosher Travelers Advisory

Domestic flights in the US no longer serve meals.

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Shabbos Shaylos: Placing Salt into Hot Cholent or Soup on Shabbos

May one place salt into hot food on Shabbos?

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Shabbos Shaylos: Arranging Fruit on a Skewer on Shabbos

Can one arrange fruit on a skewer on Shabbos?

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Shabbos Shaylos: Moving cholent from the top of a pot onto the blech

Can on move cholent from the top of a pot onto the blech on Shabbos?

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Shabbos Shaylos: The Shabbos Light

Can one use a “Shabbos light” on Shabbos?

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Shabbos Shaylos: Washing Dishes, Dishwashers, Slicers, and Mixers

What are the rules for asking non-Jews to do work on Shabbos at hotels and catering establishments?

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Shabbos Shaylos: Food Preparation

Some of the rules about food preparation on Shabbos for food establishments and caterers.

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Shabbos Shaylos: Shabbos Miscellany–Amirah l’akum

What are the laws of Amirah l’akum in a hotel?

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Shabbos Shaylos: Mopping

Can a caterer ask a non-Jew to mop the floor on Shabbos?

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