Several biblical laws are intended to cultivate humane, compassionate behavior toward animals.
Traditional and Contemporary Jewish Food for Every Occasion.
Boundaries, rules, cravings, and keeping my kashrut fresh
Among the many false claims about Rabbi Avraham Yitzkak HaCohen Kook is the assertion that he practiced vegetarianism.
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This major 20th-century Jewish thinker saw vegetarianism as the biblical ideal to which humankind should work to return.
The consumption of food and drink was subject to certain restrictions that became the basis for later Jewish dietary practices.
Blood must be removed from kosher meat, usually by salting and soaking, before it may be cooked and consumed.
A traditionalist perspective Kashrut on gives us a physical sense of purity.
Moral and theological implications of vegetarianism can be seen as a challenge to the rabbinic tradition.
Modern Jews balance their secular knowledge and Jewish commitments in forging attitudes toward traditional dietary laws.
Reasoning from Maimonides, Nahmanides, and the kabbalists.