Washing Cups - Jewish Washing Cups for Netilat Yadayim

Washing Cups – Netilat Yadayim

Hand washing (Netilat Yadayim) is the everyday part of the life of Torah observant Jews. The mitzvah of washing hands is a mitzvah that purifies the hands of the Jewish person hands before eating bread, prayer or Doing other mitzvot. We offer you an extensive range of Natlot (Washing Cups). Enjoy.

What is the Wash Cup?

Netilat Yadayim a wash cup, a large container with a circular rim without a lip, is a vital feature in every Jewish home and there is usually at least one cup standing next to every sink. It used on rising in the morning, and throughout the day, the wash cup will be in use as the hands ritually washed. The origin of the law of washing hands dates back to the times of the Temple and the stringent laws followed by the Priests regarding purity and hand washing before partaking of the sacrifices. Different grades of purity and impurity were in force until the Destruction of the Temple.

Today

Today, an entire body of law governs the wash cup and how and when the hands should wash. The most well-known washing of hands is before eating bread – known as Netilat Yadayim; This is not washing of hands for hygiene. In fact, before Netilat Yadayim, the hands must be scrupulously clean. 

 

 

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