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Answering 7 Charges of Animal Cruelty Against Muslims

Dr. Faheem Younus | Posted 10.03.2014 | Religion
Dr. Faheem Younus

Animals do feel the pain and we don't deny that. But the Prophet's intent was "...to cause as little pain as possible." Since affording Muslims will be sacrificing an animal on Eid-ul-Adha this weekend, it's time to answer the top seven charges of animal cruelty against them.

Sacrificing of Myself Rather Than Animal This Eid al-Adha?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 09.29.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Current year's Eid al-Adha calls for a conversation among Muslims and all global citizens. We intend to prompt the global conscientiousness regarding the need to help the needy as well as confront those committing crimes against their fellow man and our shared earth.

Kosher Safaris

Elizabeth_Gordon | Posted 09.05.2014 | Travel
Elizabeth_Gordon

In the past few months I have had requests from several kosher travelers interested in going on safari.

National Donut Day: A Dozen Fun Facts

KnowMore TV | Posted 08.06.2014 | Taste
KnowMore TV

If all of this makes you hungry, remember many chains and donut shops are offering a free donut today.

Is Sport Hunting a Sin?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.15.2014 | Religion
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Our treatment of animals may in the future help shape relationships between peoples as much as with such creatures. Religion and culture may play role...

Triple Coupons (Dedicated to My Mother)

Chef Rossi | Posted 06.21.2014 | Fifty
Chef Rossi

For mom, a triple coupon trip meant something more then cheap groceries; it was her call to the great race, the Olympics inside her head.

Thou Shall Not Covet Thy Neighbors' Candy

Carin Davis | Posted 06.14.2014 | Religion
Carin Davis

For one week each spring, grocery stores display both a Passover aisle and an Easter aisle, stocked with colorful baskets and a mountain of candy. And at the top of that confectionery Mt. Sinai? The Cadbury Creme Egg.

Jillian Berman

The Dark Truth About Passover

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

A Guide to Going Kosher for Passover 2014

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 06.11.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

Going "kosher for Passover" is a cool way to do spring-cleaning, start a healthier diet, and get spiritual. While preparation requires some effort, understanding what is required can make the task cheaper, faster, and easier, giving you more time to prepare for the spirit of the holiday.

Wall Street Is Now Profiting Off Of Your Passover Seder

AP | Posted 06.09.2014 | Business

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — In a story April 8 about the sale of matzo maker Manischewitz, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the company also m...

A Chocolate Recipe For Each Passover Day

Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz | Posted 06.08.2014 | Taste
Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz

Nibs, pieces of cocoa bean, are the least processed form of chocolate available and perhaps the most healthful.

Moscow's Newest Club Is Totally Kosher

Jewish Telegraphic Agency | Posted 04.02.2014 | Religion

(JTA) — A Russian Jewish group is preparing to open a kosher nightclub in the center of Moscow. ...

What Really Happens When We Are Around the Table?

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff | Posted 05.27.2014 | Home
Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

Because food can exclude or include people, it is also a way in which new people and cultures can be incorporated in our celebrations.

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.

Denmark's Controversial Halal And Kosher Slaughter Ban Comes Into Effect

Posted 02.19.2014 | Religion

Denmark's controversial ban on slaughtering conscious animals went into effect on Monday and has already come under fire from Jewish and Muslim groups...

Girl Guides Get Kosher Cookies

Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

The 31 young Jewish girls who established the 613th Thornhill Pathfinder Unit of Girl Guides in Thornhill, Ontario, couldn't wait to start selling coo...

What's Judaism Without Brisket?

S.R. Hewitt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
S.R. Hewitt

Whether one chooses to become a vegetarian or to eat a more omnivorous diet is an individual choice. However, Jews are food people, and there are many laws that dictate how and what we eat.

But Is It Kosher?

Reuters | Tom Heneghan | Posted 08.09.2013 | Religion

(Reuters) - When the world's first test-tube beef burger was cooked and eaten this week, food critics all asked about its taste. For many Jews, Muslim...

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.

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!

Berries Over Bugs

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

The ingredient in question is carmine. It's a red dye extracted from the dried, pulverized bodies of the cochineal insect -- an unphotogenic arthropod native to Mexico and South America with a fondness for cactus. Dannon uses carmine in four flavors of Fruit on the Bottom yogurt.

Baruch Students Add Social Enterprises to Influence American Behavior

Elischia Fludd | Posted 09.22.2013 | Good News
Elischia Fludd

Five Baruch College students are changing the world as we know it with their innovative approaches to social problems.

No Justice, No Meat: Polish Parliament Reaffirms Antisemitism

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 09.16.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

As with most Jewish communities, the vast majority of Polish Jews do not keep kosher. Yet, the news that the ban on Kosher meat production in Poland will continue indefinitely is of profound symbolic importance.

Israel Says Poland's New Ban Is "Totally Unacceptable"

Reuters | Posted 09.14.2013 | Religion

(Adds Polish prime minister's reaction) JERUSALEM, July 15 (Reuters) - Israel has criticised an extension of Poland's ban on kosher me...

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.