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What’s Kosher and Tastes Like Bacon? This Seaweed

Voilà: ‘A super-food with twice the nutritional value of kale’

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The King of Cheese Makes a Kosher Comeback

A number of companies are working to produce authentic Parmigiano-Reggiano that meets kashrut standards

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Clamato? More Like Clattempted Murder

Montana, Neighbors, Beer, Shellfish, and a pit bull with a missing toe

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Is Your Kosher Marijuana Ethically Grown?

Kashrut—even for pot—should involve morality as well as ritual

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Judge Rules Prison Food Is Kosher

A death row inmate filed suit that ‘kosher-like’ was not enough

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Meet the Woman Who Keeps Tootsie Rolls Kosher

Phyllis Koegel, OU Kosher’s only female executive, persuades food companies to get certified with a hekhsher

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On the Menu at Florida Prisons? Kosher Food

Court says eligible inmates must get kosher meals—even if they’re not Jewish

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Jewish Woman Eats Nothing But Starbucks for a Year

That included the creation of a seder plate

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DNA Reveals Pigs in Israel Came From Europe

Porcine population likely imported by ancient Europeans, study shows

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It’s Difficult To Be a Foodie When You Can Eat Only at Kosher Restaurants

My family loved eating out together. But when my daughter became Orthodox, almost all our options got crossed off the menu.

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Bacon Lowers Sperm Counts, Study Shows

Good news for kosher men everywhere

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Eating a BLT, Once the Ultimate Taboo Sandwich, Became My Jewish Ritual

I’ve developed an odd relationship with kashrut—one that allows the occasional bit of bacon as a pressure-valve in hard times

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Breaking Bad’s Chicken Not Kosher

OU says Los Pollos Hermanos isn’t kosher, despite on-screen certification

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Why Kosher Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Clean

How pest-plagued Zomick’s Bakery stayed open despite violations

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Tel Aviv Hotspot Serving Pork in Beef Dishes?

Lawsuit alleges popular Asian-fusion restaurant Zepra misled customers

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For Bourekas, Shape Matters

Israel’s Chief Rabbinate issues confusing new pastry protocol

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The Death of a Secular Jerusalem Landmark

Forced to become kosher, Restobar chooses death

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Why Horses Are Not Kosher

The horse meat scandal ropes in Taco Bell

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Eat This Endangered Species

A partridge native to Yemen might go extinct. A rabbi is trying to save it, because he thinks it’s kosher.

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A Tale of Two Kitchens: How a Nonpartisan Holiday Became Sacred

We have different levels of observance, but my family comes together for one holy day: Thanksgiving

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House Rules

Accustomed to calling the shots in the kitchen, top chefs tackle a new challenge: keeping their menus kosher at a pair of Washington fundraisers

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Family Feast

Turkey anchors all Thanksgivings, but families flavor the meal with preparation and sides—like my mother’s marshmallow-topped sweet-potato tsimmes

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Unholy Wafers

At first Oreos were an unkosher, forbidden temptation. Then they became just another unhealthy cookie.

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Swine Stories

The storytelling website Pork Memoirs, created by a kosher-observant Jew, offers tales about the ultimate forbidden meat

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Kosher Rules

The Dutch parliament moved last week to prohibit the ritual slaughter of animals, putting the notoriously tolerant Netherlands on a path to ban a practice key to both Jewish and Muslim observance

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Unkosher

Restaurants offering dishes like bacon-wrapped matzo balls are garnering praise for embracing Jewish tradition while also rejecting it. But a chef turned rabbinical student suspects they’re just lazy.

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Fit to Eat

Author Sue Fishkoff reports on the world of kosher food production and consumption

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Kosher by Design

How Michael Wyschogrod taught me to eat like a Jew

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Executive Dish

Noshing at the White House, last month and through the years

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High on the Hog

The national infatuation with pork has reached Jewish cuisine, prohibitions notwithstanding

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