... There are basically no verifiable figures regarding the global market volume of kosher-produced foods. However, a
glance at the US American kosher market shows interesting aspects. According to the market research company Mintel,
sales of kosher foods in the USA reached a volume of US$ 12.5 billion ...
Bringing It Home - Kashrut
... Fresh fruit and produce require no hekhsher, nor do canned or frozen fruits and vegetables
which have nothing added.
Many Rabbis in the Conservative Movement permit the eating of cheese without a hekhsher under certain circumstances. Consult your local Rabbi.
If these are hard to find, try the healt ...
Conservative Judaism - The Humane Society of the United States
... may not beat one’s animal or force it to work excessively or unnaturally. …Building on the
prohibition against causing unnecessary pain to work animals, the nineteenth-century legal
work Arukh ha-Shulhan forbids working one’s animal night and day, without a break, saying that
such a practice violate ...
File - Alan Karam
... All you need is good judgment when buying foods at the stores. According to the 2000 National
Islamic and Jewish dietary laws compared
... Theoretically, in the unlikely event that a minor or insane Jew slaughters an animal, the Shechita
would be considered valid after-the-fact if the proper technique was used [Maimonides 2:12 and
commentaries ad loc]. The strictness of Dhabi•a's requirement regarding an "adult, sane"
slaughterer is un ...
What Do We Mean By Religion? The Primacy of Ritual or Ethics
... [should] specialize in law not…ethical principles.” The letter urges resistance to measures that
“downplay the … kosher laws themselves in pursuit of a higher morality.”
How can anyone speaking in the name of Judaism, least of all two rabbis, allow
themselves such a Hillul Hashem, a desecration of G ...
The Laws of Kashrut
... Dairy Products – kosher, but it depends on how they are processed and handled! There are some rabbis who require an
extra certification for milk.
No blood can be consumed! - all animals must have blood drained.
Eggs from a kosher animal are kosher, but they must be unfertilized (no blood)
... I am betting that 99 percent will answer (truthfully) that it's the latter case. We don't know what our ancestors knew, and
we are comfortable doing what we are doing.
What could possibly motivate us to keep kosher? Well, if we really knew that there is a God who gave us the Torah and
that we have a ...
... GRAPE juice that is not made under Jewish supervision is prohibited.
These animals must have no DISEASE or FLAWS IN THE ORGANS.
Kosher animals must be RITUALLY SLAUGHTERED in order to remain kosher (Deut.
12:21). The primary goal of ritual slaughter is to rid the animal of as much BLOOD as
Legal aspects of ritual slaughter
The legal aspects of ritual slaughter include the regulation of slaughterhouses, butchers, and religious personnel involved with traditional shechita (Jewish) and dhabiha (Islamic). Regulations also may extend to butchery products sold in accordance with kashrut and halal religious law. Governments regulate ritual slaughter, primarily through legislation and administrative law. In addition, compliance with oversight of ritual slaughter is monitored by governmental agencies and, on occasion, contested in litigation.