4/01/2009

Can One be Yotzei the Daled Kosot with Milk?

Rav Chaim Solovei[t]chik of Brisk was once allegedly asked the above question. Quickly discerning that one who asked such a question could not afford meat for the Seder, he ordered that the pauper be given enough charity to purchase meat and wine for the Seder (this was obviously in the days before Pesach price gouging; otherwise, she would not have even been able to afford the milk).

Turns out, he did not need to go overboard. He could have simply sent this poor Jew to the right Seder...

[Note: My wife sent me the link to the article. She regularly peruses the NYT Food section. I, shockingly, do not.]
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