- Shabbat and Holidays
- Cleaning and Hygiene
What are the practical halachos regarding use of a sponge (the kitchen implement) on Shabbat and Yom Tov?
A sponge can't be used for cleaning dishes on Shabbat, a synthetic brush or similar utensils can be used instead. (Shmirat Shabbat Kehilchata 12:10, 11)