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Q: Do you tovel glazed earthenware?
A: According to what seems to be an oral ruling of R. Moshe, glazed earthenware doesn’t need to be toveled since the coating is not considered to be significant.
Q: Regarding closing a store, is Erev YK stricter than Erev Shabbat?
A: No mention is made of any stringency in the halachic codes.
Q: I have a phobia of insects so I am unable to sleep in my Sukkah. Is it a valid Sukkah?
A: Yes, most people would be able to sleep in it.
Q: Does Tumaco cocoa powder need a hechser?
A: All cocoa powder is OK.
Q: If all of the ingredients are kosher, does a Jew need to turn on the stove to make pancakes for them to be kosher?
A: No, since the pancakes are not fit for an elegant affair (Star-K).