Home About Us the Rabbis Contact Us

what's new on Revach
Parshas Tzav: Rabbeinu Bachaye - Covering the Shame of Sinners

Parshas Pinchas: Rav Yehonoson Eibshitz - Where did Zimri the Great Tzaddik go Wrong?

Showering the Night Before a Taanis

Ha Lachma Anya: Rav Eliyahu Dessler - Celebrating Freedom With Poor Bread

Rav Yaakov Edelstein - The Two Words He Wanted to Be Able to Speak
Email To a Friend:

Recipient's Email(s) required
note:to send to many email addresses, put a comma in-between.

Your Name (optional):

Your Email Address required:

Extra Comments:(optional)


TAGS:dishwasher  hagala
Halacha - kashering a stainless dishwasher
Submitted by anonymous  Answered by Rav Peretz Moncharsh

While Reb Moshe writes that theoretically it can be kashered, practically it is nearly impossible. Any plastic parts can not be kashered and must be replaced. Also, before kashering it is necessary to remove any particles of food that could potentially come in contact with hot water. Therefore, you would have to replace the racks and plastic runners, cleaning thoroughly where they meet the body of the dishwasher as well as all other seams. Also the filters would have to be cleaned well or replaced, and the drain would also require a complete rework. Due to the complexity of the practical aspects, it is not recommended to kasher a home dishwasher, and if you must, have a knowledgeable and practically minded Rav inspect your specific model to give you exact instructions.

posted:2008-12-23 16:52:05

printable version     email to a friend

    Most Viewed Lists
  1. "Zissen" Pesach
  2. Toivel Hot water Urn
  3. Bracha for bANANAS
  4. sprinkler on Shabbos clock
  5. shaving body
    Last Viewed
  1. kashering a stainless dishwasher
  2. Baseball game
  3. me'ah brachot
  4. Minyan
  5. shabat