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Kosher Glossary

Here you can find all the meaning to Kosher words and terms as well as other Jewish words. KosherJewish dietary laws HashgachaKosher food supervision MashgiachPerson responsible to oversee a food operation so as to insure its compliance with kosher law. Basar/BasreiHebrew word meaning meat or meat food product ChallahThe portion of dough biblically mandated to …

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What is the Religious Basis for Kosher?

Religious laws and rituals, unlike their secular and civil counterparts, tend to be deeply rooted in the spirituality of man. Kashruth, the Jewish dietary laws, are no different. Their aim is to enable man’s refined elements to transcend through the elevation of the foods eaten. Eating is amongst man’s greatest physical desires. Placing restrictions on …

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Kosher Symbols

Each kosher certification agency has its own symbol, which you may have noticed on food packages. The symbols are registered trademarks and cannot be placed on a food label without the organization’s authorization. The letter “K” by itself is generally an unreliable identifying mark, since it often has no Rabbi or certifying organization backing up …

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What Makes Kosher Food – Kosher?

Although Kosher Laws are complex and could fill many book shelves, the basics can be broken down into the following categories: Permitted and prohibited food sources Kosher preparation of meat Separation of meat and dairy Kosher ingredients and utensils/equipment Kosher for Passover Additional categories (Grapes, Dairy, Levels of supervision)  Kosher Certification Then and Now We …

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