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Kashrut

From cake shops to kapparot to kosher slaughter and circumcision.

Oct. 3 2017 12:01AM

Mikva’ot and chalkstone vessels.

Yonatan Adler
Feb. 6 2017 12:01AM

The great sturgeon controversy.

David B. Green
Aug. 4 2016 12:01AM

And told customers not to buy its products on Passover.

David Schlitt
April 28 2016 12:01AM

Kosher food only, please.

Tal Ilan
April 20 2016 12:01AM

Jurassic pork.

Roy Plotnick, Jessica Theodor and Thomas Holtz
Nov. 20 2015 12:01AM

How honey became part of Jewish culture.

Tami Ganeles-Weiser
Sept. 8 2015 12:01AM

As scientists develop a way of bioengineering meat in a laboratory, rabbis will have to determine whether and how the results satisfy the standards of kashrut.

Rachel E. Gross
Sept. 11 2014 12:01AM

The Bible’s ban on homosexual acts is as absurd as its prohibition of shellfish, say gay-rights advocates, thereby mocking Judaism and requiring Christians to undermine. . .

Emily A. Filler
Aug. 7 2014 12:01AM

Forget what you’ve heard to the contrary: both simple decency and Jewish ritual law demand the ethical treatment of animals being raised and slaughtered for food.  

Dennis Prager
June 18 2014 12:01AM

Europeans seeking to ban Jewish ritual slaughter as “cruelty to animals” would benefit from a crash course in comparative practices.   

Jonathan Sacerdoti
March 27 2014 12:01AM

In banning kosher slaughter, Copenhagen has privileged a spurious notion of “animal rights” over an authentic, vital religious right.   

Robert J. Delahunty
Feb. 21 2014 12:01AM

A love affair with pigmeat among Jewish gastronomes forms the latest (failed) attempt by modern Jews to liberate themselves from the supposed shackles of traditional Judaism.

Jonathan Schorsch
Jan. 23 2014 12:00AM

Synonymous with fraud and organized crime a century ago, America’s kosher-food industry resisted even governmental attempts to transform it. One rabbi brought it to heel.

Timothy D. Lytton
Aug. 16 2013 12:00AM