Definitions

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  • noun Judaism Alternative spelling of mashgiach.

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Examples

  • In one responsum (IM YD 2: 44), he justifies hiring a woman as a mashgiah, a position usually reserved for men.

    Feinstein, Rabbi Moses.

  • In all cases, a mashgiah, or supervisor, must thoroughly examine every ingredient, process and piece of equipment; on a kosher dinner-cruise ship in New York called the "Glatt Yacht," supervisors blowtorch the ovens for quick purification before each trip.

    Move Over, Matzos

  • … When Rabbi Yitzhak Meir Shpernovitz sits in his office toward evening, it is hard to see him as the infamous mashgiah (spiritual supervisor) of the Gur Hasidim's yeshivas, who reportedly terrorizes hundreds and thousands of young boys.

    FailedMessiah.com

  • … When Rabbi Yitzhak Meir Shpernovitz sits in his office toward evening, it is hard to see him as the infamous mashgiah (spiritual supervisor) of the Gur Hasidim's yeshivas, who reportedly terrorizes hundreds and thousands of young boys.

    FailedMessiah.com

  • … When Rabbi Yitzhak Meir Shpernovitz sits in his office toward evening, it is hard to see him as the infamous mashgiah (spiritual supervisor) of the Gur Hasidim's yeshivas, who reportedly terrorizes hundreds and thousands of young boys.

    FailedMessiah.com

  • “Heinz wanted something identifiable, but not too Jewish: they didn’t want to antagonize the non-Jewish population,” recalls Abraham Butler, the son of Frank Butler, Heinz’s first mashgiah.

    Food in the United States.

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