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The Sustenance of Mankind

Everybody knows that “Man does not live by bread alone.” People, however,  seem to be constantly searching for the what else is needed. They seem to forget that the Torah tells us! The very next words of Devarim Perek 8 Pasuk 3 is, “Rather, man will live by [observing] all that comes out of God’s […]

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The Meat You Thought Was Kosher: A New Look at Agriprocessors

This post was written and published for the original okskosher.com in 2008. Over the past couple of years, there have been several controversies regarding the Agriprocessors meat packing plant which sells kosher meat under the brand names of Rubashkin’s and Aaron’s Best. These controversies began with a video recorded by a hidden camera placed by […]

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Introduction

Over the past 50 years, I’ve come across many concerning issues in Kashruth. Some of these were ethical and some of these were Halachic. Most are a mixture of the two. I imagine anyone who has worked a significant period of time in Kashruth has faced similar issues. The issues of Hasagat Gvul (encroachment), Tzaar […]

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