Getting to Know Kosher - Pesach Special 2016

April 14, 2016

In this special edition of Getting to Know Kosher, Rabbi Mordechai Gutnick, the Rav Hamachshir of Kosher Australia will shed some much needed light an a large number of Pesach related topics, including kashering, cleaning, medicines and even Quinoa! 

Running Sheet:

2:20 - What are the Halachic requirements to cleaning the house for Pesach? 
11:38 - Kashering for Pesach:
12:36 - (a) Ovens
17:44 - (b) Stove-tops
20:44 - (c) Sinks
25:25 - (d) Dishwasher
28:10 - (e) Countertops
29:18 - What leniencies exist for medications, specifically things that relate to blood pressure or other live enhancing drugs?
32:00 - What levels of supervision are required for Kosher for Pesach products?
37:25 - What is Kosher Australia's official position on Quinoa? Is it considered Kitniyos?
42:00 - Is there a concern with buying Kosher for Pesach products on Pesach (e.g Milk) or should they be purchased before?
45:43 - Plastic plates, paper plates, powdered gloves, are these acceptable on Pesach?