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Kosher Q&A

Actual Q&A from our "Ask the Rabbi" Mailbag

What Does Kosher Mean?
The Meaning of Kosher
The Hebrew word “kosher” literally means “fit.” The laws of kosher define the foods that are fit for consumption for a Jew
May a Jew Own or Work for a Non-Kosher Establishment?
The halachic issues that arise when a Jew sells non-kosher items have been explored for centuries.
What Is Parve (Pareve)?
Jewish law does not allow one to cook or consume meat together with milk products. Parve food, however, may be eaten together with both meat and milk.
Why Do We Have to Wait Between Eating Meat and Milk?
What’s up with the buffer zone?
Is the Lab-Created Burger Kosher?
The halachic status of lab-created meat
Scientists have recently demonstrated that they can take stem cells and build them into hamburgers. What does Jewish law have to say?
What Is
What makes salt kosher? What’s the difference between “kosher salt” and regular table salt?
Is eel kosher?
Is Lox Kosher?
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