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Jillian Berman

The Dark Truth About Passover | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.11.2014 | Business

Starting Monday at sundown, Jews across America will sit down to their Seders and revel in their liberation from Egyptian pharaohs thousands of years ...

Jewrassic Park

Marisa Fox | Posted 10.07.2013 | World
Marisa Fox

Before you take sides and decide whether the ban on Jewish -- and Muslim -- ritual slaughter is anti-Semitic or a victory for animal rights activists, as its proponents claim, checking in with locals is a must. After all, context is everything, particularly when it comes to Jews and Poland.

Who Is To Blame For The Doheny Meat Scandal?

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 06.05.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

Let's remember that the Prophet Jonah says, "it's because of me." We read this on Yom Kippur to remind us that we need to take responsibility, and need to do a soul searching.

PHOTOS: 11 Things You Didn't Know Could Be Kosher

Posted 11.14.2012 | Religion

KosherFest 2012, the "world’s largest kosher certified food and beverage trade show for the retail and foodservice industries," which takes place No...

Schlepping Kosher Meat To Camp

Rabbi Mary Zamore | Posted 09.02.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Mary Zamore

Even though we belong to the Reform Movement and the camp our son attends is affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism, we keep a stricter level of kosher, one which calls for meat being ritually slaughtered according to Jewish law.

The Jewish Obligation for Humane Treatment of Animals

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 02.06.2012 | Green
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

There is a difference between legitimate, kosher Shechita, which may look unsavory, but which still accommodates the highest ethical concerns of the Jewish religion, versus any cold-hearted violation of ethical norms designed to speed up the slaughter process.

EasyJet FAIL: Serves Jewish Customers Ham & Bacon On Flight

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

EasyJet Airlines made a tactical error (to say the least) recently when they served Jewish customers on a London-bound flight ham and bacon sandwiches...

Rubashkin Appeals Conviction And Sentence On Kosher Case

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Nicole Neroulias Religion News Service (RNS) Convicted businessman Sholom Rubashkin, former executive of the now-defunct Agriprocessors kosher mea...

'Kosher Nation': An Interview With Sue Fishkoff

Benyamin Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Benyamin Cohen

There's a shocking statistic in Sue Fishkoff's new book, Kosher Nation: The majority of people who buy kosher products are not even Jewish.

Morimoto: Kosher Butcher?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"Iron Chef" Masaharu Morimoto tried his hand at koshery butchery last night, butchering a full tuna and rolling sushi with the help of Rabbi Yonah Met...

Does a Kosher Butcher's Fraud Mandate a Life Sentence?

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

The largest kosher meat plant in the country employing hundreds of illegal immigrants? These are serious charges that go against both terrestrial and celestial law.

The Best Hot Dog in Chicago Bites the Dust

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The best hot dog in the town famous for hot dogs has been chewed up and spit out by the conglomerate that swallowed it whole.

Customers Stew As Kosher Meat Gets Scarce

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

MIAMI — Rabbi Moishe Silverman stood taking inventory of a meat freezer at South Florida Kosher, the supermarket and butcher shop where he works...

Rabbis, Activists Fight to Make Iowa Workers' Conditions "Kosher"

Rabbi Jennie Rosenn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Jennie Rosenn

A series of revelations about egregious conditions at the largest kosher meatpacking plant in the United State has inspired Jewish social justice activists to call for a redefinition what it means to be kosher.