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Interesting facts, information, pictures and videos of our feathered friends. Read also the "Jewish spin" on fowl-life--the lessons we can learn from the creatures that fly in the sky.
The best time to watch birds is in the morning. In fact, the more closely you adhere to the optimal schedule of Jewish devotion, the more certain you are to miss the most beautiful aspect of watching the birds, and that is... listening to them.
How did the custom of feeding the birds, or eating buckweat come to be? Is it allowed?
Ostrich is one of the birds listed in the Torah as non-kosher.
Provided that the chicken has been slaughtered by a qualified shochet and properly salted, chicken meat is a perfectly kosher food.
Provided that the duck has been slaughtered by a qualified shochet and properly salted, duck meat is a perfectly kosher food.
Provided that the goose has been slaughtered by a qualified shochet and properly salted, goose meat is a perfectly kosher food.
In theory, if we could identify the 24 classes of birds listed in the Torah, we could eat any bird not on this list…
Study the daily lesson of Sefer HaMitzvos for day 95 with Rabbi Mendel Kaplan, where he teaches the mitzvah in-depth with added insight and detail.
The text to follow is a continuation of a private letter to a Torah scholar whose identity has not been divulged. [25 Tishrei, 5703] …Although the above concerns itself with the observance of the mitzvos, I would like [to continue,] mentioning a subject i...
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