Utensils

Utensils

62. Utensils – Kelim Only utensils of cloth, animal leather or bone, metal, wood or earthenware (and rabbinically, glass) can become impure, as it says “[Anything that they fall on…] any wooden vessel or garment or skin or sack…; and if any of...
Utensils

Impurity of Food

61. Impurity of Food – Tumas Ochlin Food and drink become impure when they come in contact with a source of impurity or with a person or utensil that has become impure through such contact, as it says “[And anything that part of them falls on…] any...
Utensils

Other Sources of Impurity

60. Other Sources of Impurity – She’ar Avos ha-Tumos The corpse or severed limb of an animal make a person who moves or touches it or a utensil that touches it impure, as it says “[One who touches their corpses shall be impure until evening…]...
Utensils

The Impurity of Leprosy

58. The Impurity of Leprosy – Tumas Tzaraas “Leprosy” (as referred to in the Torah) is a condition that makes a patch of skin appear white and sunken. If there is white hair or healed flesh in the patch or it has spread after a seven-day period the...