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Kosher Food

Gefilte Fish Shortage Causing Passover Meal Problems

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A shortage of whitefish in the Great Lakes region resulting partly from the winter deep freeze is coming at an inconveni...

Rebecca Adams

8 Foods No Self-Respecting Jew Should Ever Eat

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Adams | Posted 03.03.2014 | Taste

We need to realize that there are just foods that Jewish people tend to avoid in certain circumstances.

Can You Taste Love?

Alison Cayne | Posted 04.22.2014 | Home
Alison Cayne

Feeding others, not only physically but also emotionally, is a key tenet in Zen philosophy. Zen monks spend a substantial amount of their day cooking because it helps them practice mindfulness, service to others, and patience.

Singing the Germs Away

Roz Warren | Posted 10.22.2013 | Fifty
Roz Warren

The babysitter walks a fine line. You don't want to be a liar. But you don't want to subvert the received wisdom they've gotten from their parents.

Why Keep Kosher? Parshat Re'eh

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 09.29.2013 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

In this week's Torah portion of Re'eh (Deuteronomy, Chapter 14), Moses recounts the laws of Kashrut (laws of keeping kosher). This begs the question: "Why keep kosher?" To learn the answer -- watch the video!

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...

José Edgardo Soto: Learning to Keep Kosher at Basil Restaurant

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 10.24.2012 | Home
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

Chef José Edgardo Soto has been cooking for more than 20 years in some of New York City's finest restaurants. The one thing he had never done in his career before taking on Basil restaurant in Crown Heights is cooking kosher.

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.

Hebrew National Getting Grilled

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 08.28.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

Even the name sounds authoritative. They are feted as one of great kosher additions to modern American cuisine. However, the "higher authority" they answer to might be called profits.

New York Kosher Law Is Kosher, Court Rules

Reuters | Posted 07.11.2012 | Religion

By Basil Katz NEW YORK, May 11 (Reuters) - New York's kosher-labelling rules interfere with freedom of religion about as much as St. ...

Food, Glorious Food: Fried Squirrel Meets Kosher Chicken

Angela Himsel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Angela Himsel

Following successful surgery, my mother is now in rehab in Indiana and, for the first time in God knows when, she won't be cooking three meals a day any time soon.

Sustainable Food, Sustainable Faith

Ari Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ari Hart

Food is now largely produced by huge corporate, industrialized farms hundreds or thousands of miles away from consumers. As our relationship to food dramatically changes, faith traditions are speaking up.

Judaism, Food and Social Justice

Ari Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ari Hart

Drawing on deep Jewish religious traditions and values, the Jewish Food Movement is inspiring a new generation of Jews to lead lives of faith, justice, environmentalism, and community through their food.