HaMotzi: Washing Hands: Finding Water

To find water for washing hands before eating bread:
  • You must travel or walk up to 18 minutes away to find water.
  • If you are already traveling, you must continue up to 72 minutes (in the direction in which you are going anyway) to find water.
  • If you still cannot find water, cover your hands with any type of separation (gloves, sheet of plastic, bag, foil, or some other object) to keep your hands from directly contacting the bread.
 
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