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Kilayim: a forbidden mixture; e.g.: the forbidden interbreeding of plant or animal species
The Torah Prohibition Against Mixing Seeds or Species
The Torah forbids combining certain species of animals and plants in specific ways.
I heard that G‑d does not want us to create hybrid fruit. So my question is, if G‑d is not happy with this fruit, should I make a blessing before eating it?
Question: Why aren't Jews allowed to interbreed plants? Why aren't we allowed to grow fruits like clementines or tangerines? Answer: First of all, it's important to realize that we can't understand the full reason for any commandment. There are different ...
Question: In recent years, genetic engineers have been splicing genes from one species to another species for the benefits of producing hardier crops. The Torah forbids sowing one type of seed with another in one's vineyard and grafting one type of tree w...
It is biblically forbidden Leviticus 19:19. to wear shatnez (mixture of wool and linen) even temporarily, and even if the garment does not belong to you. You should have your rented tuxedo checked for shatnez even if you will only be wearing it once. Clic...
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