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Jan 23 2018, Shevat 7, 5778
Torah reading: Beshalach

GOING KOSHER

Going Kosher – Bug and Larva Infestation – Chapter 16

The Prohibition 1)  The Torah forbids the consumption of creatures that crawl either on the ground or in the water, including insects, worms and larva etc. It also forbids the consumption of flying insects,[1] except for specific species of locusts which are beyond our ability to identify, since today we have lost reliable tradition in … Read more

Going Kosher – Dangerous Foods and Habits – Chapter 17

The Prohibition 1) The Torah commands us,[1] “Guard your life exceedingly”. Moreover, the rabbis taught us that the mitzvah of guarding ourselves against danger is stricter than the prohibitions of the Torah.[2] It is therefore a Halachic obligation to safeguard ourselves and remove any danger which may be life-threatening.[3] This being the case, it is … Read more

Going Kosher

    CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A PDF OF “GOING KOSHER”     “Going Kosher” by the acclaimed author, Rabbi Amiram Markel is an excellent guide to anyone who wishes to go kosher.  As with his writings on Jewish mysticism and philosophy, the book is fully researched and displays  mastery, this time in the field of Kashrus.  This … Read more