Montana, Neighbors, Beer, Shellfish, and a pit bull with a missing toe
Kashrut—even for pot—should involve morality as well as ritual
A death row inmate filed suit that ‘kosher-like’ was not enough
Phyllis Koegel, OU Kosher’s only female executive, persuades food companies to get certified with a hekhsher
Court says eligible inmates must get kosher meals—even if they’re not Jewish
That included the creation of a seder plate
Porcine population likely imported by ancient Europeans, study shows
My family loved eating out together. But when my daughter became Orthodox, almost all our options got crossed off the menu.
Good news for kosher men everywhere
I’ve developed an odd relationship with kashrut—one that allows the occasional bit of bacon as a pressure-valve in hard times
OU says Los Pollos Hermanos isn’t kosher, despite on-screen certification
How pest-plagued Zomick’s Bakery stayed open despite violations
Lawsuit alleges popular Asian-fusion restaurant Zepra misled customers
Israel’s Chief Rabbinate issues confusing new pastry protocol
Forced to become kosher, Restobar chooses death
The horse meat scandal ropes in Taco Bell
A partridge native to Yemen might go extinct. A rabbi is trying to save it, because he thinks it’s kosher.
We have different levels of observance, but my family comes together for one holy day: Thanksgiving
Accustomed to calling the shots in the kitchen, top chefs tackle a new challenge: keeping their menus kosher at a pair of Washington fundraisers
Turkey anchors all Thanksgivings, but families flavor the meal with preparation and sides—like my mother’s marshmallow-topped sweet-potato tsimmes
At first Oreos were an unkosher, forbidden temptation. Then they became just another unhealthy cookie.
The storytelling website Pork Memoirs, created by a kosher-observant Jew, offers tales about the ultimate forbidden meat
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
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.
Author Sue Fishkoff reports on the world of kosher food production and consumption
How Michael Wyschogrod taught me to eat like a Jew
Noshing at the White House, last month and through the years
The national infatuation with pork has reached Jewish cuisine, prohibitions notwithstanding
Plus Iran responds, the high cost of kosher, and more in the news
A cuddly Jewish monster, another con man, and multi-denominational togetherness