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1,308. For Whom May a Kohein Become Impure?
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202:10 Some authorities say that a non-Jewish corpse also imparts ritual impurity under a canopy. One must take appropriate precautions according to this position and not walk on a non-Jew’s grave. This is all the more the case if there is reason to suspect that an apostate Jew may be buried there since an apostate […]
1,307. A Sleeping Kohein
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202:8 A kohein is not permitted to approach within four cubits (about six feet) of a dead person or a grave. This refers to when the deceased is lying in his final resting place; if he’s on the bier that they use to transport him while saying Tzidduk HaDin, even during one of the stops, […]
1,306. Doors and Windows
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202:6 We have a received tradition from Moshe at Sinai regarding the door that will be used to remove the deceased from the house where he lies. Through this removal, the house will become clean. This is because, even though this door is closed, it’s considered as if it were open. Therefore, a kohein is […]
Shehakol
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SheHakol: Which Foods Say she’hakol, the most general blessing, over any food or drink that does not fall into a higher category (HaMotzi, Borei Minei Mezonot, Borei Pri Ha’Eitz, Borei Pri HaGafen, and Borei Pri HaAdama). Note: One blessing of she’hakol covers both liquids and solids that will be eaten/drunk at the same snack or […]