The word "kosher" literally means "fit" or "appropriate."
How to decode the different kosher labels.
Kashrut reminds us again and again that Jewish spirituality is inseparable from the physical.
A guide to choosing a kosher fish.
How much time is required between eating meat and dairy?
An overview of what's involved in observing Jewish dietary laws.
A survey of some of the laws governing the slaughter of kosher animals for meat.
An American Reform rabbi argues that it is a mitzvah to refrain from eating meat.
Recent writers reflect on what observing kashrut has meant in their own lives.
How much do you know about the details of and reasons behind kashrut?
The many elements (and interpretations) of a kosher diet.
The person who makes sure a restaurant or food producer complies with Jewish dietary laws.
Why so pricey?
Science and Ecology
Bringing animal treatment, workers' conditions, and environmental issues to a kosher table.
Health & Wellness
Can a Jewish person receive a transplanted heart valve from a pig?