The French President has taken up the far-right line on ritual slaughter
After a lifelong curiosity about the prohibition against pork, one writer finds a satisfying answer—in the writings of the late Christopher Hitchens
The bird is kosher, unless you’re in one family
A pre-Thanksgiving turkey potluck Shabbat dinner
Plus Kristallnacht in Brooklyn, Foreskin Man’s female friend, and more
At first Oreos were an unkosher, forbidden temptation. Then they became just another unhealthy cookie.
On Shabbat, the day of rest, cooking is prohibited. But for a chef-turned-rabbinical student, cooking is key to celebration, and food prepared in advance will never taste as good.
Law arguably contradicts humane, moral considerations
Manischewitz opens new corporate HQ in Newark
Who gives the greatest heart attacks of them all?
After a kosher-certifying agency deemed quinoa, the South American grain-like seed, Passover-compliant, it’s become a darling of the Passover table. But now rabbis are having doubts.
New scholarly finding threatens to upend kosher laws
Keep your bacon and beer
Plus the great neocon crack-up, and more
Noshing challah, Knicks star is the quintessential New Yorker
‘Traditional Jewish Christmas’ at Mile End
Author Sue Fishkoff reports on the world of kosher food production and consumption
Searching for Jewish cooking in France
Plus R.I.P. Penn, the Jew of ‘Mad Men,’ and more
Plus Sheikh Jarrah tense, and more in the news
Kosher is as kosher does, and more
And a reminder to read our story on his death
Plus Israel may have more time with Iran, and more in the news
Take the bug, leave the pig
Plus Zuckerman the speechwriter, and more
Plus drink your vodka, and more
We all answer to a higher authority
It involves tomato sauce
Plus the Jordan Riverbed, and more
Brooklyn’s new pork-and-shellfish restaurant really means it