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Tevilas Keilim in River

Can one use a lake or a river to toivel their vessels?


Natural lakes and rivers can be used for tevilas keilim, provided they contain 40 se’ah (of course, they usually do).¬†However, a stream whose source is rainwater or melted snow cannot be used unless the water is gathered into one place (not flowing).

Sources: Tur and Shulchan Aruch, Yoreh Deah 201:2.

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