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Author:  lechaim
E-mail:  chavalAlHamoach1@usa.net
Date:  3/28/2005 3:13:00 AM
Subject:  hot water dispenser
Message:  Author: rhonda
E-mail: not available
Date: 4/8/2003 10:38:55 PM
Subject: intant hot water on shabbat
Message: is it permitted to use an instant hot water dispenser on shabbat?

Reply: No
HI rabbi . How does the isur of using a hot water dispenser differ from using a hot water tank that had its temp lowered to be used for washing dishes/shower etc.?
Reply:  nope, you can't lower a dispenser. Plus, most dispensers turn on the heat coil when you turn the faucet/knob.

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