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Is it true that we eat kosher for health reasons?

While much kosher food is, indeed, healthier than non-kosher foods, physical health benefits are not the reason we keep kosher. In fact, studies show...

I ate non-kosher food, is G-d upset at me?

G-d loves you and wants only the best for you. It bothers Him greatly when you do something which is detrimental to your wellbeing, just as any parent...

What is Kosher?

A. Kosher is a Hebrew word meaning “fit.” The Torah lays down guidelines for what’s fit, kosher, for a Jew to eat—and what’s...

Why keep kosher?

Eating (and drinking) is a basic human survival requirement, next to air and shelter. If you were to add up all the time that you spent eating in one week,...

Can I feed my pet non-kosher food?

It is permissible to feed non-kosher food to your pet. In fact the Torah says (Exodus 22:30): "you shall not eat flesh of an animal that was torn in the...

A Torah-observant Jew is coming to visit us. Any advice?

It is very nice to see how considerate you are of the feelings of your guest! Observant Jews eat only kosher food. Most foods can be bought at your local...