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Why aren't fish and meat eaten together?

Preface  Before answering this question, the author feels compelled to clarify a very important point about the significance of kashrut in general....

What is orlah?

A Jew may not derive any benefit from the produce of a fruit tree for the first three years after it is planted.1 This rule applies even outside of...

What is the history of Chalav Yisrael?

In order to prevent the mixture of milk from non-kosher animals into kosher milk (i.e. cow milk or milk from other kosher species), the rabbis prohibited...

What's the significance to the prohibition against consuming blood?

Every mitzvah is comprised of a body and soul. The body is the physical act which we are commanded to do, or which we are instructed to avoid. The soul is...

Can properly salted kosher meat still have red juices?

Rabbi Resnick: Welcome. How can I be of assistance... Fred: not everyone in my family keeps kosher, so we buy both kosher and non-kosher meat. Fred: other...

Is it true that the pig will be kosher after Moshiach comes?

Indeed the midrash1  maintains that the swine will be “purified” with the arrival of the Messianic Era. The problem with this notion is...

Is a blessing recited over non-Kosher food?

Question: I have a kosher kitchen, but I still eat at non-kosher restaurants (even though I don’t mix milk and meat or eat pork or seafood.) Am I...

Can gentile workers eat non-kosher food in a Jewish home?

Mrs. Dinka Kumer: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...renovating: should non-jewish workers be allowed to bring and eat non-kosher food in a jewish...

What is "kosher" salt? And why is it more kosher than other salts?

All (pure) salt is kosher.In order for meat or poultry to be kosher it must be salted (or roasted) to remove all its blood. Thick salt is used in this...

Is sushi Kosher?

Any kosher fish (i.e. it has fins and scales), is kosher whether it is raw or cooked. However, even if the fish is kosher other ingredients found in...