Kashrut
Kashrut (also kashruth or kashrus, כַּשְׁרוּת) is the set of Jewish religious dietary laws. Food that may be consumed according to halakha (Jewish law) is termed kosher in English, from the Ashkenazi ...
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Hechsher
A hechsher (Hebrew: הכשר‎ [ˈheχʃeʁ] "kosher approval"; plural: hechsherim) is a rabbinical product certification, qualifying items (usually foods) that conform to the requirements of halakha.
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Civil laws regarding Kashrut
Civil laws regarding kashrut (Jewish religious standards, mainly concerning food) are found in several countries. Advertising standards laws in many jurisdictions prohibit the use of the phrase kosher...
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Kosher foods
Kosher foods are those that conform to the regulations of kashrut (Jewish dietary law). Food that may be consumed according to halakha (Jewish law) is termed kosher in English, from the Ashkenazi pron...
Vaad Rosh Hashochtim of Poland and Lithuania
Vaad Rosh Hashochtim of Poland and Lithuania (Council of Leaders of the Shochtim of Poland and Lithuania) (Hebrew: ועד ראשי השוחטים דמדינת פולין וליטא) was a council of seven Rabbis that oversaw Polan...
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Kosher tax
The Kosher tax was one of several indirect taxes imposed by the Russian Imperial government and some other European states on Jews, and much reviled as such.
In Russia, the tax, known as the korob...
Nikkur
Nikkur is the process of making an animal kosher by removing chelev (forbidden fats) and the gid hanasheh (sciatic nerve).It is much easier to perform nikkur on the front part of the animal. It is als...
Kosher tourism
Kosher tourism is tourism which is geared towards religiously observant Jews. The accommodations in these destinations include kosher food and are within walking distance of synagogues. Flights to the...
Mashgiach
A Mashgiach (Hebrew: משגיח‎, pl. משגיחים, mashgichim, lit. "Supervisor") is a Jew who supervises the kashrut status of a kosher establishment. A mashgiach may supervise any type of food service ...
Divine Food
Divine Food: 100 Years in the Kosher Delicatessen Trade is a 1998 American documentary film directed by Bill Chayes about how immigrant butcher Isaac Oscherwitz became the patriarch of a kosher food ...
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Kosher animals
Kosher animals are those that comply with the regulations of Jewish dietary law and are considered fit to eat. These food regulations ultimately derive from various passages in the Torah with various ...
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Milk and meat in Jewish law
Mixtures of milk and meat (Hebrew: בשר בחלב‎, basar bechalav, literally "meat in milk") are prohibited according to Jewish law. This dietary law, basic to kashrut, is based on a verse in the Boo...
Gid hanasheh
Gid hanasheh (Hebrew: גִּיד הַנָּשֶׁה‎) is the term for sciatic nerve in Judaism. It may not be eaten by Jews according to Halacha (Jewish Law). The laws of prohibition regarding the gid han...
Eco-Kashrut
Eco-Kashrut, also called the Eco-Kosher movement, is a movement to extend the Kashrut system, or Jewish dietary laws, to address modern environmental, social, and ethical issues, and promote sustainab...
Seven Mile Market
Seven Mile Market is the largest kosher supermarket in the United States. The store, which is located in Pikesville, Maryland, was established in 1988, and has been in its current location since Novem...
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Simla chadasha
The Simla Chadasha is a compendium on the Jewish laws of ritual slaughter (Shechita). It was written by Rabbi Alexander Sender Schorr in the 18th century. Rabbi Schorr was the son of Rabbi Ephraim Zal...
What Did the Ancient Israelites Eat?
What Did the Ancient Israelites Eat? Diet in Biblical Times is a 2008 book by Nathan MacDonald that discusses the foods eaten by Israelites during the time that the Bible was written. MacDonald, a the...
List of kosher fish
This is a list of fish considered halal according to the Shia Muslims Jafari jurisprudence and kosher according to Jewish kashrut dietary laws. They have the appropriate characteristic of having scale...
Kosher airline meal
A kosher airline meal is an airline meal that conforms to the standards of kashrut. Many airlines offer the option of kosher meals to passengers if ordered in advance. These not only contain food that...
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Shechita
The Hebrew term shechita (anglicized: /ʃəxiːˈtɑː/; Hebrew: שחיטה‎, [ʃχiˈta]), also transliterated shehitah, shechitah, shehita, means the slaughtering of mammals and birds for food. In Hebrew th...
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Orlah
The prohibition on orlah-fruit (lit. "uncircumcised" fruit) is a command found in the Hebrew Bible not to eat fruit produced by a tree during the first three years after planting. The Hebrew word orla...
Terefah
Terefah (Hebrew: טרפה‎, lit. "Torn" by beast of prey) refers to any animal whose death is due to mortal injuries or physical defects.The prohibition of eating terefah stems from the biblical...