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Non-Meveshul Wine

Non-Mevushal Wine Question: If one has non-Jewish help in the house can one leave non-opened non-mevushal wine in the house? What is the status of the wine if he did? Answer: A new bottle of wine which is still sealed certainly has the halachah of being closed with one "chosem" a halachic seal. Therefore in our day and age where there is no real concern of a non Jew performing libations for idol worship, th ...

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Hosting Non Religious / Safek Jews

Question: If it is poskined that someone is a sofek Jew (karov livadai) and they are not Shomer Shabbos must you tell their Shabbos hosts that this person may not be Jewish, or that they are not Shomer Shabbos, to insure that their wine is not touched by a possible goy, or a non Shomer Shabbos person? Is the responsibility of the hosts to insure their wine is mevushal, or must I who am sending them guests t ...

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