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Prohibition Against Eating Blood

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Parshah Curiosities: Acharei-Mot
This class probes beneath the skin of the Torah’s strange aversion to blood; after all if meat’s kosher, what’s so bad about the red fluid found within? A wide range of vital life sources are analyzed, and their messages are effectively decoded as the pro...
Question: I know that the Torah prohibits the consumption of blood. Does this apply to my own blood as well? Answer: When the Torah tells us that we are allowed to eat the meat of kosher animals, we are warned that "…you shall not eat the blood…." Althoug...
It is forbidden to eat blood
Leviticus 7:26 "You shall not eat any blood" We are forbidden to eat any blood. When an animal is slaughtered, its blood is poured away. Afterwards, we must soak and salt the meat. This process drains the blood which is in the meat. After the meat is soak...
Fat, blood, and cheeseburgers! In this week's installment, we chew on some tough questions: Why are some parts of an animal spiritually uplift-able and others, not? What happens if we eat non-Kosher? And most importantly - why should we care? All this and...
Judaism’s Food Obsession, Part 4
This concluding class of the series sets out to further the fascinating thesis developed over the previous lectures. Here you'll find a compelling and inspiring explanation as to why and how matter from a perfectly kosher animal are in fact absolutely un-...
Introduction to the Koshering (Salting) Process "You shall not eat any blood, whether that of fowl or of beast, in any of your dwellings." (Leviticus 7:26) For generations, the process of koshering (removing the blood from) meat was the domain of the Jewi...
Question: Would it be kosher to eat a steak that is cooked medium-rare? I ask because it seems that there is still blood that comes out of the meat when cooked like this. Should steak be "well done"? Answer: The laws of kashrut require the extraction and ...
How does one simultaneously dwell in two contradictory worlds—the world of the spirit and the world of the flesh? Sprinkling every area of life with salt is the solution.
The laws, customs and deeper meanings of the prohibition of consuming blood.
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