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Links to kosher symbol lists. Each list is obviously only as reliable as its source

cRc: http://www.crcweb.org/agency_list.php

KosherQuest: https://kosherquest.org/kosher-symbols/

Approved alcoholic drinks from the Rabbanut.  http://www.jerusalemkoshernews.com/wp-content/uploads/%D7%9E%D7%A9%D7%A7%D7%90%D7%95%D7%AA-%D7%97%D7%A8%D7%99%D7%A4%D7%99%D7%9D-%D7%9E%D7%90%D7%95%D7%A9%D7%A8%D7%99%D7%9D.pdf

You can also submit any kashrus questions at
https://www.askcrc.org/ask
https://oukosher.org/ask-kosher-question/
https://www.star-k.org/ask-rabbi choose General Consumer Kashrus Questions in the Subject/Topic Dropdown list
https://www.ok.org/contact/ choose Kosher in the Attention Dropdown list



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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #1125 on: February 08, 2017, 10:19:51 PM »

If you mean something along the line of writing up a chabura them yes. They are not ignorant but I wouldn't call them all poskim in their own right.
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #1126 on: February 08, 2017, 10:31:13 PM »
If you mean something along the line of writing up a chabura them yes. They are not ignorant but I wouldn't call them all poskim in their own right.
fine. see my post above.
Interesting note - at the time of the writing of this book there were 57 RC's. Not all of them are in the halachic line of authority from what I understand. To your knowledge (and @moko's and whoever else) how many of those are also shul/community rabbi's? I would venture that most of them are, definitely at the tier 2 level.

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #1127 on: February 08, 2017, 11:34:16 PM »
just curious what your information is based on. I know what my info is based on...
I'll bite, what is your info based on?
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #1128 on: February 08, 2017, 11:40:13 PM »
I'll bite, what is your info based on?

I can back that up from personal involvement. There are items in their written psak which I wrote.
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #1130 on: February 08, 2017, 11:51:13 PM »
just curious what your information is based on. I know what my info is based on...
Based on a personal relationship with someone very in the know in the OU
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #1131 on: February 09, 2017, 07:06:14 PM »
There's an RC in my shul. Never published a sefer, not what you'd call a posek. I'll text him basic questions (especially about other hechsherim ;D), but not if I think it's an issue that requires a 'psak'. What I will say though is that our Rov consults him about a lot of kashrus related things. The RC's are expected to be experts in the the metzius, in the facts on the ground, of whatever the issue is. That allows them to lay the framework for a posek to pasken on.

ETA: That's not to say that some (or many, I have no idea) aren't poskim in their own right, or haven't written seforim, etc.

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #1132 on: February 09, 2017, 07:37:52 PM »
RC?

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #1133 on: February 09, 2017, 08:09:48 PM »
There's an RC in my shul. Never published a sefer, not what you'd call a posek. I'll text him basic questions (especially about other hechsherim ;D), but not if I think it's an issue that requires a 'psak'. What I will say though is that our Rov consults him about a lot of kashrus related things. The RC's are expected to be experts in the the metzius, in the facts on the ground, of whatever the issue is. That allows them to lay the framework for a posek to pasken on.

ETA: That's not to say that some (or many, I have no idea) aren't poskim in their own right, or haven't written seforim, etc.
I can say that the one I know is a world class talmid chacham and mechaber sefarim
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #1134 on: February 09, 2017, 08:47:36 PM »

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #1135 on: February 09, 2017, 08:59:17 PM »
I can say that the one I know is a world class talmid chacham and mechaber sefarim
Who happens to be a RC

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #1136 on: February 09, 2017, 09:01:11 PM »
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Thanx. I knew r was for rabbi..couldn't figure out the c

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #1137 on: February 09, 2017, 11:04:54 PM »
Who happens to be a RC

Who is in the position he is in not only because he is good at his job but also very much because he is a talmid chacham
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #1138 on: February 28, 2017, 08:30:36 PM »
If I am makpid on CY can I use a Keurig machine in a hotel room or is there a CS issue?
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #1139 on: February 28, 2017, 08:33:29 PM »
If I am makpid on CY can I use a Keurig machine in a hotel room or is there a CS issue?
Once you're worrying about that, why not a treife issue in general? Not all k-cups are kosher