Family Feast

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

Unholy Wafers

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

Swine Stories

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

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

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.

Fit to Eat

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

Kosher by Design

How Michael Wyschogrod taught me to eat like a Jew

Executive Dish

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

High on the Hog

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

Daybreak: Obama ‘Woos’ Israelis

Plus Iran responds, the high cost of kosher, and more in the news

Sundown: Kosher Food Porn

A cuddly Jewish monster, another con man, and multi-denominational togetherness

Hunger Pangs

Vegetarianism grew too limiting for one writer, but kashrut, at least as she interprets it, never did

Sundown: The Loneliest Congregant

‘Six Feet Under’ is in, day school’s out, and kashrut’s on the rise

Sundown: For Our Brilliant Readers

More Madoff trickle-down, kashrut, and another disputed honoree

Eat, Pray, Live

Should kashrut be more about health?

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