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Thinking Kosher: An Introduction

June 15, 2004

An introduction to the meaning of the world of Kosher

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Shechita in America: Past and Present, A Brief Overview

May 5, 2004

A history of Shechita in American and its Halachic Implications

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What Could Be Wrong With…….L-Cysteine?

May 5, 2004

When is the last time you have seen a harvest? Some of us can think back to last fall’s grape crunch; others can still picture a combine’s quick clearing of…

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Kedem Mevushal / Not Mevushal Update

May 5, 2004

The Daf HaKashrus discussed at length the designations of Mevushal and Not Mevushal Kedem wines in its Volume c – No. 3 issue. The following is the current status of…

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Food for Thought: Fat for Thought

May 5, 2004

What are the implications of fat substitutes in food?

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Clarification of OU Yoshon Certification

May 4, 2004

OU-certified products which are marked as “yoshon”, “kemach yoshon” or “made with yoshon flour” contain only yoshon grain and derivatives and are manufactured on equipment a) used exclusively for yoshon…

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What Could Be Wrong?

May 4, 2004

When I was a child, shopping for a kosher candy bar was a simple matter. In those days, a candy bar was only a nickel.

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The Mezonos Roll… Is It a Piece of Cake?

May 4, 2004

A review of the laws of and the proper Bracha for “Mezonos Rolls”.

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How the Sabbatical Year Affects Jews the World Over (Shmittah 5754)

May 4, 2004

According to tradition, it took Joshua seven years to conquer the Land of Israel, and another seven years to divide it among the various tribes and individuals. The Talmud tells…

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Shechita

May 4, 2004

A review of the laws of the proper slaughter of Kosher animals and how they are applied in an industrial setting.

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