Blood must be removed from kosher meat, usually by salting and soaking, before it may be cooked and consumed.
The word "kosher" literally means "fit" or "appropriate."
Incorporating environmental concerns into to the Jewish dietary laws.
The author argues that our evolving religious sensibilities should bring us to recognize vegetarianism as a new mitzvah.
An American Reform rabbi argues that it is a mitzvah to refrain from eating meat.
Moral and theological implications of vegetarianism can be seen as a challenge to the rabbinic tradition.
Recent writers reflect on what observing kashrut has meant in their own lives.
Modern Jews balance their secular knowledge and Jewish commitments in forging attitudes toward traditional dietary laws.
Jewish dietary laws, the origins of which are in biblical law, have a variety of explanations within the Bible itself, and those explanations have themselves been the subject of multiple interpretations.