The University of Toronto Student Union for Graduates has refused to back a campaign by the university’s Hillel (Jewish campus organization) to allow Kosher food on its campus calling the move “pro-Israel”.
The most persistent myth about kosher food is that it was “blessed by a rabbi.” In truth, any Jewish person conversant with Jewish law can create a fully kosher meal. There is no part of the process of producing kosher food that specifically requires a rabbi’s involvement.
‘The Hebrew language reflects our connection to health and happiness,’ says Roni Segal, an academic adviser for The Israel Institute of Biblical Studies, an online Hebrew language and Biblical studies organization.
After three years of exhaustive research, archaeologists studying ancient garbage at the City of David know quite a lot about about the diet of Biblical Jerusalemites, and one thing they they can say for sure: they kept strictly kosher.
While campaigning at a meat market near Paris, Marine Le Pen, the right-wing candidate in the ongoing French presidential elections, announced that, if elected, she would ban ritual slaughtering of animals.
Just in time for 4/20, a leading Orthodox rabbi has ruled that medical marijuana is kosher for Passover. Rabbi Kanievsky said that the healing plant can be eaten or smoked despite the strict dietary laws of the holiday.