An unusual tombstone in a Jewish cemetery in Namibia has fired the imagination of rabbis, journalists and inquisitive travelers for decades
Can't decide what to serve your guests? Here are some delicious dishes for you to wow your friends and family with.
Justices order state to explain why less drastic arrangements for Passover can’t be made
Organic regulations require animals to be stunned before being killed. Jewish and Muslim laws, in contrast, require the animals to be conscious when slaughtered
Israeli restaurateurs are pulling pork off the menu due to a shortage
Bimbo Bakeries USA announced in December plans to have the flexibility to produce its breads on the same factory lines as breads that contain dairy products
'On the ground, it makes little difference. We still have meat. The problem is the message it sends. It tells Jews: We don’t want you here'
Flemish Region passed the measure in July despite adamant objections by faith community leaders
After other options dismissed by either the state or the High Court, secular activists call the proposal a first step by Orthodox Jewish political forces toward turning Israel into a religious state
Lesbian comic Leah Forster said her shows at two kosher Brooklyn restaurants were canceled over her sexual orientation
Bimbo Bakeries USA says it wants the flexibility to produce its breads on the same factory lines as breads that contain dairy products
Rabbis from the Vaad HaRabanim of Flatbush threatened to pull their supervision if Orthodox lesbian comedian Leah Forster performed
Warning: Israelis wear their gas masks while grating horseradish to make gefilte fish with chrein
Every ethnic group has its own traditional festive dishes for Rosh Hashanah. We found home cooks happy to share their holiday favorites.
Haaretz's food specialist Vered Guttman curates four menus for you to wow your Jewish New Year guests.
Attorney general’s letter follows expiry of High Court ultimatum to change kashrut inspectors’ terms of employment due to possible conflict of interests
Before there was the Oreo, there was Hydrox. The kosher company now is accusing Oreo of pushing their products to the side
The rabbi, a senior member of the Chief Rabbinate, is suspected of receiving a bribe from food importers in return for expediting the process of obtaining kosher certificates for products
Gottfried Waldhäusl, a cabinet minister in the state government of Lower Austria, defended the plan as necessary 'from an animal welfare point of view'
Treasury-Rabbinate plan would spin off day-to-day supervision to regional monopolies answerable to local chief rabbi
Satmar Bikur Cholim supporters are now urging Jews to steer clear of the hospital and threatening to start a formal boycott, said the Bikur Cholim director
Rabbi linked to the business of kosher food is slated to become head of Chief Rabbinate Council, a job that involves the enforcement and standardization of kashrut supervision
The plan, known as the cornflake reform, will allow import of more brands
Even celebrity chefs and cities with few religious residents are joining the trend, and most new restaurants opening in the past year are kosher
While some chefs argue that bacon produced from lamb belly bears no comparison to the original, others say it is a valid local variation catering for observant diners. Rival charcutiers chew the fat
Diff'rent Artichokes for Diff'rent Folks? As 'Artichoke War' Intensifies, Rome Jews Fight Israeli Rabbis Over Classic Dish
Israel’s Chief Rabbinate considers Italian-Jewish community’s carciofi alla guidia nonkosher, but Rome Jews say their artichokes are tighter and more compact than the Israeli version, thus preventing insects and worms from infecting them
A ban on imports of carciofi alla giudia into Israel has angered many Jewish Romans. But Milan's Jewish community would rather play by the rules
Tzohar has launched its own service granting kashrut certification in Israel – but the consumer may not be able to spot the difference, at least in the short term