Rabbi Yaakov Luban

Product on Schedule A Needs a Hebrew Signature

1.  There is an ingredient on our schedule A with a notation that says, “only acceptable with Hebrew signature of supervising rabbi”.   I can’t read Hebrew, much less recognize a signature.  I found something on the label I thought might be it, but it turned out to be the box manufacturer’s logo. Q: How do […]

What Is Kosher?

What Is Kosher? The word kosher means proper or acceptable, and it has informally entered the English language with that meaning. But kosher laws have their origin in the Bible, and are detailed in the Talmud and the other codes of Jewish traditions. They have been applied through the centuries to ever-changing situations, and these […]