My mother was like most American Jews in the sixties who wanted to hold on to pieces of the culture and assimilate at the same time. But why did she send me to an Orthodox day school?
Hebrew National answers to a higher authority, but which authority is that? The authority of higher purpose, or the authority of higher margins?
Sebastian Joe’s has a new flavor, When Pigs Fly, that includes chunks of bacon. How will this affect their kosher flavors?
I want to eat ethically, but not kosherly. Is that okay? And if it’s okay, why do I feel so much guilt?
This week, Israeli Jew and retired cardiologist Dr. Eli Landau is launching Israel’s first ever cookbook for pork. You’ve got to admit that an Israeli willing to publish a cookbook on pork has guts.
With the festive season approaching, it seemed the perfect time to highlight some pareve (dairy-free) dessert options available across the Twin Cities. While most of these places won’t call their offerings “pareve,” the advent of a growing vegan population has created a wealth of options for those of us who are looking for dairy-free goods for other reasons (like not mixing meat and milk). This is by no means an exhaustive list, but I hope it’ll get you started.
Every week, I get up here and rattle on about eating, cooking, and partaking in the smorgasbord that is Judaism, and although I’ve touched on kashrut briefly a small handful of times, we’ve never had a legitimate discussion. I’d like that to change.
During this most sacred of weeks (OK, sacred ten days), we oscillate between copious eating and no eating at all. Chances are, if you’re reading this, you enjoy your food more than the average bear. If you need some tips on fasting, Google provides no shortage.
Jewish Community Action is asking you—the TC Jewfolk community—to send a New Year’s message to the new owners of the kosher meat plant in Postville, Iowa.
Last fall, a Jewish soldier named Michael Handman who was stationed at Fort Benning in Georgia was beaten severely by a fellow soldier and discriminated against in training by two drill sergeants, one of whom called him “Juden,” the German word for Jew, and the other who told the soldier to remove his Kippah when [...]
The largest kosher U.S. restaurant chain is quite a shocker. Subway, the “Eat Fresh” sandwich chain with 22,000 non-kosher stores around the country, is at the top of the list for kosher restaurant chains in this country, according to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, with 9 kosher sandwich shops in bustling Jewish hubs like the local [...]