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Major kosher conference focuses on intersection of Jewish law and technology

In Hungary, 100 European rabbis and kashrut organizations convene to address technological developments.

Major kosher conference focuses on Jewish law and technology

Where's your plate?

Our heritage is not something to downplay or conceal, our lives should be consciously filled with meaning.

Where's your plate?

Yeshiva Rabbi tells students to avoid dairy kitchens in IDF

The headmaster of Yeshivat Elon Moreh has instructed his students not to eat dairy food cooked in IDF kitchens.

Yeshiva Rabbi tells students to avoid dairy kitchens in IDF

'Catastrophe' in the IDF: Dairy cooking may be allowed again

Decades later, the IDF may lift a lengthy ban on dairy in base kitchens. Military Rabbis have warned against the move.

'Catastrophe' in the IDF: Dairy cooking may be allowed again

Rabbi David Stav: Abuse needs to be 'uprooted from our society'

Rabbi David Stav, chair of the Tzohar Rabbinical Organization, says that the Chaim Walder case has been an "ugly hour."

Rabbi David Stav: Abuse needs to be 'uprooted from our society'player

Eggs from a non-kosher bird

Birds of "unclean" species are out but what about the eggs of an allowed species that turns out to be non-kosherr?

Eggs from a non-kosher bird

EU Rabbis: Bans on kosher slaughter 'hounding out' Europe's Jews

Conference of European Rabbis says the latest Greek kosher slaughter ruling "sends a shudder down the spine of Jews throughout Europe."

EU Rabbis: Bans on kosher slaughter 'hounding out' Europe's Jews

British MPs move to limit kosher slaughter in the UK

As UK moves to ban "non-stunned" meat, kosher industry officials are working on a response with a halal food industry group.

British MPs move to limit kosher slaughter in the UK

Leading haredi rabbi asks: 'How can Jews make decrees against Jews?'

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein, leading haredi rabbi, questions how Israeli government can issue 'decrees' against Torah-observant Jews.

Leading rabbi asks: 'How can Jews make decrees against Jews?'

Minister uses parliamentary immunity to bring non-kosher wine into Knesset

Yesh Atid faction bids farewell to Minister Meir Cohen's assistant. Non-kosher wine brought in contravention of Knesset rules.

Minister uses immunity to bring non-kosher wine into Knesset

Court orders Michigan to provide inmates with kosher meals

Federal Court also rules inmates must be provided with holiday-specific kosher meals, not just kosher snacks from prison commissary.

Court orders Michigan to provide inmates with kosher meals

World Jewish Congress slams EU court ruling upholding religious slaughter ban

EU Court of Justice ruling allows Belgium – and by extension other EU states – to ban religious ritual slaughter without pre-stunning.

WJC slams EU court ruling upholding religious slaughter ban

Northern Ireland's Jews facing looming kosher food shortage

Post-Brexit trade issues between the UK and the EU are threatening to make it difficult for Northern Ireland's Jews to import kosher food.

Northern Ireland's Jews facing looming kosher food shortage

UK Jewish community worried about impact of new meat labelling laws on kosher products

Community confident government will protect kosher slaughtering but concerned kosher meat will end up with discriminatory labelling.

UK Jewish community worried about new meat labelling laws

Jewish couple kicked out of UK tearoom for requesting meal without non-kosher chicken

Restaurant owner tells couple to leave after they asked for cucumber as a replacement or offered to pay full price without the chicken.

UK Jewish couple kicked out of tearoom for kosher request

Australian kosher authority delists Ben & Jerry's ice cream

Kosher agency takes Ben & Jerry's off list of approved products, recommends a local alternative ice cream instead.

Australian kosher authority delists Ben & Jerry's ice creamplayer

Kashering the spoils of Midian

Israel's first Chief Rabbi: 'The two steps in kashering the spoils parallel the two steps in possessing the Land of Israel.'

Kashering the spoils of Midian

Second Montreal kosher eatery target of arson attack

Following an arson attack on kosher Chez Benny Express on June 13, the nearby Montreal Kosher Bakery was targeted on Monday.

Second Montreal kosher eatery target of arson attack

Ohio HS football coach forces kosher player to eat pork as punishment

Player is forced to sit on chair in gym surrounded by teammates and eat a whole pepperoni pizza as punishment for missing previous practice.

Ohio HS football coach forces kosher player to eat pork

Teaching our children how to keep Kosher

There are so many different symbols and organizations! How do we teach our children what to do?

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Jewish Agency Head: Kosher slaughter ban is like outlawing Judaism

Jewish Agency head, Isaac Herzog, urges EU heads of state to drop kosher slaughter ban. “These are foundations of Jewish religious practice"

'Kosher slaughter ban is like outlawing Judaism'

COVID vaccine is kosher, manufacturers promise

No pork used in coronavirus vaccines produced by Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca.

COVID vaccine is kosher, manufacturers promise

World Jewish Congress condemns EU decision on ritual slaughter

WJC calls decision by EU court to allow countries to mandate stunning animals before slaughter an assault on freedom of religion.

World Jewish Congress: Jewish life in Europe under attack

EJA laments ECJ ruling on kosher slaughter in Belgium

“Bogus animal welfare claims are being used to penalize a practice that puts care and respect for animals at its very core."

EJA laments ECJ ruling on kosher slaughter in Belgium

'ECJ decision upholding ban on non-stun slaughter will be felt by Jews'

President of CER responds to European court's decision to uphold ban on non-stun slaughter in Belgian regions of Flanders and Wallonia.

'ECJ decision banning non-stun slaughter will be felt by Jews'

Meat, milk, and Aliyah" Parashat Re'eh

How long do we have to wait from meat to milk? And how long are we allowed to wait to make aliya?

Meat, milk, and Aliyah: Parashat Re'eh

Are penguins kosher?

Penguins are not on the Torah's list of non-kosher birds and don't resemble any of them. Why are they not kosher?

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Los Angeles Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf stores are giving up their kosher certification

After 57 years, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf's LA-area stores give up their kosher certification.

LA's Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf drop kosher certification

Hungary allows entry for Israeli workers to manage kosher food shortage amid COVID-19

Hungary allows entry for Israelis with jobs in kosher food industry to work at one of the only kosher slaughterhouses in Europe still open.

Hungary lets in Israeli workers to manage kosher food shortage

Kosher Tank: Entrepreneurs can make their food dreams a reality

Starting up a kosher food business is hard - but Kosheer Tank offers a better way to get your food business going!

Kosher Tank: Entrepreneurs can make their food dreams a reality

Muslim man saves kosher cafe and bakery

Kosher bakery on Long Island was about to shut down when it was saved by a Muslim man. Since then, revenue has gone up 30 percent.

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Liverpool deli owner found dead after kosher meat scandal

Owner of deli that was the main outlet for kosher food in Liverpool, England found dead after deli reportedly caught selling unkosher meat.

Liverpool deli owner found dead after kosher meat scandal

Why was the kosher restaurant boycotted?

Morris Haziza, owner of the kosher Agadir Jerusalem branch: 'Why boycott someone who wants to preserve his religion?'

Why was the kosher restaurant boycotted?

Canada: Anti-Semitic attack on kosher cafe staged, police say

Alleged anti-Semitic attack on a kosher Italian-style café in Winnipeg, Canada was staged by the owners of the restaurant, police now say.

Canada: Anti-Semitic attack on kosher cafe staged, police say

Steven Spielberg family’s kosher restaurant is reopening

Spielberg’s family will reopen LA kosher restaurant two years after death of the director’s mother, who had run the place for 40 years.

Steven Spielberg family’s kosher restaurant is reopening

Kosher supermarket 'Seasons' relaunching under new ownership

Supermarket chain that declared bankruptcy last year has new owners and is reopening one of its closed locations.

Kosher supermarket 'Seasons' relaunching under new ownership

Tel Aviv cafes trade private kosher certification for Rabbinate

More Tel Aviv restaurants transitioning to state Rabbinate kosher certificate supervision.

Tel Aviv cafes trade private kosher certification for Rabbinate

Largest baker in US to keep breads certified kosher

Bimbo Bakeries USA, the largest baking company in the United States, to keep kosher certification on nearly all of its bread and rolls.

Largest baker in US to keep breads certified kosher

Madonna looking to hire kosher chef

Pop singer seeking to hire private chef to prepare kosher meals for her and her family.

Madonna looking to hire kosher chef

Polish museum to host country's 'first kosher market in decades'

Companies to showcase kosher products at 'Kosher Expo Poland,' held at Jewish museum in Warsaw.

Polish museum to host country's 'first kosher market in decades'